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Stephen J. Taylor, CFRE

Founder and Principal

Honorary Doctor of Council Services - Lord Baden-Powell University

Graduate Studies in Organizational Leadership - Fort Hays State University

Executive Leadership Studies - Northwestern University

Leadership Institute - University of Wisconsin - Madison

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Philosophy with Honors - Tennessee Wesleyan University

Commissioned Officer/Scout Executive - Boy Scouts of America (Retired)

CEO of four progressively larger non-profit organizations

Certified Fund Raising Executive from CFRE International continuously since 1999

BSA Certified Grant Writer - 1st Scout Executive in the BSA to earn this certification

BSA Certified Basic and Advanced Endowment Development

BSA Certified Professional Perceiver

BSA Tiger Cub Pioneer

BSA National President's Award for Marketing - 4 Times

BSA Center for Professional Development - Adjunct Faculty - Multiple Times

BSA Wood Badge - Participant and Beads Awarded (SE-327) and Staff (SR-511)

BSA Order of the Arrow - Vigil Honor, Harry P. Maxwell Award, and Lodge Chief of Lekau Lodge #77

BSA National Junior Leader Instructor Training Course - Participant

BSA National Camping School - Participant and Staff

BSA Eagle Scout with Gold Palm

BSA Adult Religious Emblems - St. George Award, Good Shepherd Award, and God and Service Award

BSA James E. West Fellow - Twice

BSA Fellowship Honor and Professional Circle Training Award

BSA Summer Camp Staffs - Indian Ridge Wilderness Reservation, Pine Hill Scout Reservation, Camp Buck Toms, and Camp Attakapas

BSA Camp Capital Campaigns/Major Improvements - Pine Hill Scout Reservation, Camp Buck Toms, Camp Old Indian, Camp Blue Heron, Camp Attakapas, Camp Bob Hardin, Camp Charles Lea, Camp Lakota, and Napowan Adventure Base

BSA National Camps - National Jamboree - Participant, Philmont Scout Ranch - Conference Staff, Florida Sea Base - Conference Staff

Learning for Life - National Task Force Chairman

Programs for Religious Activities for Youth (PRAY) - National Vice President/Board of Directors

Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity - Order of the Golden Heart (Highest National Award)

Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity - Distinguished Alumnus Award

Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity - Grand Chapter - Conclave Implementation Team, Conclave Chair, Regional Leadership Academy Faculty (45+ Times), and Board of Governors

Rotary International - Paul Harris Fellow

Children's Trust Fund of South Carolina - Chairman/Trustee - Appointed by the Governor

Federal Communications Commission - Amateur Radio Operator - General Class License

United States Navy/Marine Corps - Military Affiliate Radio System Operator 

Presbyterian Church of the USA - Elder and Deacon

We are also affiliated with MSG (Midwest Studies Group) of Cedar Falls, Iowa as a independent consultant