Monday, March 19, 2007
ORANGEBURG – The next installment of SC State’s weekly Executive Speaker Series will feature Ted Daniels, president and CEO of the Society for Financial Education and Professional Development.
The lecture will be held on Wednesday, March 21, at noon in the fourth floor auditorium of Belcher Hall. For additional information, contact Dr. Ann Winstead at (803) 533-3777.
The Executive Speaker Series, sponsored by the College of Business and Applied Professional Sciences, is a component of the Leadership and Professional Development Program, which all business majors are required to complete. The series exposes students to various aspects of the workplace, including viewpoints of leaders who are on the cutting edge of business, industry and government.
Past participants have come from a wide array of companies and industries, including Pfizer Inc., Springs Industries, Bowater Inc., Ernst & Young, BellSouth, Black Enterprise, SCANA, Sonoco, Bank of America, Johnson Controls, Milliken & Company and the FDIC.
Theodore R. Daniels is president and CEO of the Society for Financial Education and Professional Development.
Daniels has more than 32 years of experience in the areas of financial management and investments. His background includes publishing a financial newsletter, syndicating a financial education column on personal finance, and producing a nationwide syndicated financial education television series broadcast on the Public Broadcasting System (PBS) and cable systems for over 11 years.
As president of the Society for Financial Education and Professional Development, Daniels has designed, developed, and conducted seminars as well as frequently serving as a seminar speaker for large and small organizations of national prominence.
Daniels is a registered financial advisor and has served as a financial advisor for many years. Over the last four years, he has developed and presented personal financial literacy training to students who attend colleges and universities located throughout the country. He has also spent several years as an economics lecturer at American University.
Daniels has received many awards during his professional career at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Those awards include, but are not limited to, the Secretary’s Award for Excellence and several special achievement certificates. The department also nominated him to receive the Congressional Excalibur Award for Financial Management.
He is a member of the Certified Financial Planners Board’s Consumer Advisory Council. He is also an honorary member of the Golden Key Honor Society.
Daniels has a Bachelor of Science degree from Fort Valley State University and Bachelor of Laws degree from John Marshall School.