FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BRENT TAYLOR NAMED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR WYAKIN WARRIOR FOUNDATION
[February 10, 2016] Boise, ID – The Wyakin Warrior Foundation (www.wyakin.org) 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 in nonprofit management, as well as in business and franchise development. He knows what it means to start an organization from scratch and build it into a successful enterprise. As we seek to provide our successful model to a larger number of veterans around the country, his experience will be invaluable. His versatility as a manager and communicator is precisely what our organization needs as we move into our next growth phase.”
Added Taylor, “I am pleased and honored to support the important mission of the Wyakin Warrior Foundation and to have the opportunity to enable men and women who have sacrificed for our country to create future successes for them, their families, and their communities.”
Taylor holds a Bachelor of Arts in Materials and Logistics Management (with highest honors) from Michigan State University.
About Wyakin Warrior Foundation
The Wyakin Warrior Foundation enables wounded and injured post 9/11 veterans to achieve personal and professional success as business and community leaders. Founded in the Pacific Northwest, the foundation provides multifaceted mentoring, financial support, professional development, and networking tailored to each young veteran’s unique journey, leading to an education and meaningful employment. Wyakin Warrior program graduation and job placement rates are double the national average (according to National Center for Education Statistics) and the USO has named Wyakin “best in class” among their “Battlefield to the Community” partner programs.
For more information about the Wyakin Warrior Foundation, visit https://www.wyakin.org.