Bill Tobin grew up in a small farming community in Nebraska. After a stint in the U.S. Army, he moved to Hawaii to attain a business administration degree. After founding his own restaurant company, he went on to be the managing partner and CEO of Tiki’s Grill and Bar LLC as well as chairman of the Hawaii Restaurant Association. He also served as technical advisor for the book Running a Bar for Dummies. He lives on Honolulu.