The Idea and Experience of GiveSafely.io

The Idea and Experience of GiveSafely.io, a conversation with Art Taylor, President and CEO of BBB Wise Giving Alliance

30-minute conversation over "lunch" about the user experience of GiveSafely.io. Two years ago, Art saw the potential of the blockchain as a way to give donors control over the use of their data and reward them for providing personal data while giving to their favorite charities. And now, GiveSafely.io has launched with that exact mission. Talk with Art about your experience using the platform, and how we can improve and expand it!

**We'll email you and the other participants to set up a time!**

For just under two decades, Art has been the president and CEO of the BBB Wise Giving Alliance. As head of the Alliance, he oversees all aspects of the organization’s work, which includes setting standards for soliciting organizations, evaluating charities in relation to these standards, publishing the Wise Giving Guide, assisting local BBB charity review programs, promoting charity accountability and providing a variety of resources on informed giving to individual, institutional and business donors.

Art has served on numerous non-profit boards throughout his career. He was vice chair of Independent Sector, where he was a board member from 1998 to 2003. He has been a trustee of Franklin & Marshall College since 1993. He is a Vestry Member and Senior Warden of Christ Episcopal Church, Clinton Md. Parrish.

Early in his career, Mr. Taylor worked for Keystone Foods Corporation, UGI Corporation and Deloitte & Touche LLP, where he obtained the status: Certified Public Accountant. Before joining the Alliance, Mr. Taylor headed the Opportunities Industrialization Centers of America, Inc. (OICA).

Art is a graduate of Franklin and Marshall College and also received an honorary Dr. of Laws from his alma mater in 2002. He received a J.D. from Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, and was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar in 1989. While at the BBB Wise Giving Alliance, Art lectures at Columbia University School of Professional Studies within its Non-Profit Management Program.

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