Earl Stafford is the chairman and CEO of The Stafford Foundation, which is a faith-based, nonprofit organization that supports more than 30 nonprofits that provide services to the disadvantaged and underserved and helps them to improve their lives and become self-reliant. The foundation created and funded The People’s Inaugural Project, which brought hundreds of disadvantaged Americans from across the country to witness and participate in the inauguration of President Obama. The foundation then launched its nationwide Doing Good campaign, created to inspire and encourage people across all socio-economic levels to get involved and volunteer their efforts to help make their communities and the world better. Mr. Stafford is the former chairman and CEO of UNITECH, a technology solutions company that developed advance distributed training programs, training simulation systems and homeland security solutions for the federal government.
Mr. Stafford enjoyed a distinguished career in the U.S. military, including serving as the assistant Air Force liaison officer to the Federal Aviation Administration where he was responsible for ensuring Department of Defense initiatives and programs that were integrated into the FAA’s National Airspace System modernization effort. He currently serves on the boards of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, Drexel University, Wesley Theological Seminary, Venture Philanthropy Partners and Business Executives for National Security.