Al Willard was born and raised in Worland. After studies at the University of Southern California, Caltech, and Universite' Louis Pasteur in Strasbourg, France he began a career in pharmaceutical research and development. During his career, Al and his family made their home in Pennsylvania, California and England. Following his retirement from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals in 2001, Al and his wife Carla ran two small businesses in Kennett square, Pennsylvania. For the past six years they have made their summer home in the Big Horns and wintered in Pennsylvania. In 2013 they relocated to Worland, continuing to summer in the Big Horns. both of their children, Amy Borrelli and Adam, make their homes in Worland. Three Borrelli grandchildren are now close at hand.
Al joined McGarvin & Taylor Real Estate Specialists in 2014. He is taking advantage of his knowledge of the Big Horns and mountain living to specialize in mountain and recreational properties.