Prior to joining the foundation in February 2005 Peacock had worked "as the Deputy Commissioner for Coastal Resources for Commissioner Jerry Patterson at the Texas General Land Office. Before he worked at the GLO, Bill was a public relations and legislative consultant and worked on issues including tort reform, insurance, telecommunications, public school finance and school choice. He has also served as the Deputy Assistant Commissioner for Intergovernmental Affairs for Commissioner Rick Perry at the Texas Department of Agriculture and as a legislative aide to Rep. John Culberson." 
Articles By Peacock
- "Publications List", accessed June, 2006.
- Bill Peacock "Peacock: Renewable Energy’s Real Cost cried the headline in the Austin", American-Statesman, January 31, 2006.
General Articles & Profiles
- "Profile: Bill Peacock Director, Center for Economic Freedom", accessed June, 2006.