William and Patricia Boyd arrived in Parkersburg in 1977 when Mr. Boyd opened an office for the Ohio Company, a mid-western investment banking firm, headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. After the firm was bought by a bank holding company, Mr. Boyd joined Legg Mason as a Vice President of Investments. Legg Mason has local offices on Murdoch Avenue in Parkersburg, and the headquarters is located in Baltimore, Maryland.

Mrs. Boyd has been active for many years in community service, as a volunteer for the Sheltered Workshop, and for theCamden Clark Memorial Hospital. She enjoys running, and is also actively involved with the River City Runners Group.