William Del Pilar is politically active and currently sits on the board of the Valley Center Community Planning Group - an elected position. As a business owner, Del Pilar drove his fantasy sports company (now owned by Gannett) to set the standard for analysis and news distribution, helping to commercialize the industry. Building a network of editors, writers, reporters and insiders, Del Pilar took advantage of the powers and evolution of the Internet to bring real-time player news and information. Subscribers included high-stake champions, professional sports players, reporters, general managers and head coaches. Del Pilar sat on the boards of the Fantasy Sports Trade Association and Fantasy Sports Ventures (now owned by Gannett).