Entries by Brent

Idaho Statesman Guest Opinion: Veteran charities must rise above current ills

Veterans’ charities, other philanthropy must rise above current ills [Guest Opinion] By Brent Taylor, Executive Director, Wyakin Foundation Undoubtedly, the news of fiscal irresponsibility on the part of one of the nation’s largest nonprofit veteran’s organizations has reached nearly everyone at this point. What began as an organization dedicated to serving the men and women […]

Community Service Organizations and Professional Development [April 2016 PDS]

The Wyakin Warrior Foundation hosts Professional Development Seminars designed to prepare our student Veterans for success in a civilian career and the community. Professional Development Seminars are also one of the six tenets of the Wyakin Warrior Foundation. April is National Volunteer Month, and the topic for the April Professional Development Seminar is Community Service […]

Feedback positive on record-setting HDAW ’16

Truck Parts and Service A record-breaking number of exhibiting suppliers and independent heavy-duty distributors participated in the 11th annual Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) last month in Las Vegas, according to HDAW organizers CVSN, HDDA and HDMA.“We are so appreciative of the Meritor cause marketing campaign, and along with the support in cash, checks, and pledges […]

Wyakin Warrior Foundation Named KTVB Community Champion

Congratulations to us! Wyakin Warrior Foundation was named by KTVB & Idaho Central Credit Union and the entire Treasure Valley as a 2015 Community Champion in the Veterans category. We tied with our good friends Boise Veterans Day Parade.   To view all of the winners, click here: http://ktvb.secondstreetapp.com/l/KTVBTVs-Voters-Choice/WINNERS

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week ’16 Concludes with Positive Feedback and Record-Breaking Attendance

Las Vegas, NV. February 11, 2016 – A record-breaking number of exhibiting suppliers and independent HD distributors participated in the 11th annual Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW ’16) in Las Vegas, according to HDAW organizers CVSN, HDDA and HDMA. The annual conference was held at The Mirage in Las Vegas, NV, Jan. 25-28. This year, […]

Brent Taylor Named Executive Director for Wyakin Warrior Foundation

The Wyakin Warrior Foundation has named Brent Taylor its new Executive Director. Taylor previously worked as the Business Development Manager at Origami Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center. “We are thrilled to have Brent join the Wyakin team as its Executive Director,” stated Jeff Bacon, Wyakin Warrior Foundation Board President. “He brings with him a strong background […]

Meritor Extends Shoes for Soldiers Program

Heavy Duty Trucking Meritor announced a one-year extension of “Shoes for Soldiers” and will donate up to $70,000 from remanufactured brake sales and corporate matching funds to the Wyakin Warrior Foundation. The foundation helps position severely wounded, injured and ill veterans for success. It helps veterans transition to leadership role in business, government and their […]