About the Host

H. Art Taylor
President and Chief Executive Officer
BBB Wise Giving Alliance – give.org

Herman “Art” Taylor is President and Chief Executive officer of the BBB Wise Giving Alliance - give.org. Appointed to his position in July 2001, the Wise Giving Alliance Board of Directors selected Mr. Taylor President & CEO for his record of accomplishments in the non-profit arena and his business, professional, and volunteer background. As the head of the Alliance, he oversees all aspects of the organization’s work.

Mr. Taylor is a respected and sought-after voice in the non-profit sector on charity accountability, transparency, governance, impact, and strategy. DCA Live cited him in 2018 for demonstrating exceptional performance in advancing his organization’s mission. He has testified before both U.S. House and Senate committees offering guidance on improving the ethical behavior and trustworthiness of charities. For his efforts, he has been named 4 times to the Non-Profit Times list of the Power and Influence top 50 in the non-profit sector and is currently a member of its Hall of Fame.

He has spent his career serving the non-profit sector. Currently, he is a member of the boards of Convergence, American Non-Profits, the International Committee on Fundraising Organizations, the Fundraising Standard, National Assembly Business Services, CFRE International, and the American Institute of Graphic Arts. He lectures on Ethics in the non-profit management program at the Columbia University School of Professional Studies. He is a graduate of Franklin and Marshall College and is currently Vice Chair of its board of trustees. He acquired J.D. from Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law and was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar in 1989. 

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