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Universal Stewardheirship, Inc.

Creating Network of Community Economic Development Benefit Corporations, B Corps and CED Resource Centers to create jobs using Crowd Funding

Company Summary

Helping solve social, economic & environmental challenges by combining Benefit Corporations, Crowd Funding & Community Economic Development (CED). Goals: Expand individual & collective capacity; Manifest Bucky Fuller’s vision of betterment for 100% of humanity; Promulgate application of CED principles of Self-help, Empowerment& Capacity-building & Help fulfill the ultimate destiny of the USA that Benjamin Franklin said was not power but light.


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    Charles Edward Betterton
    Cofounder and CEO

    40 + years of experience in disaster relief, turn-around management and community economic development. 15 years with HUD (US Dept of Housing and Urban Development) Master's in Community Economic Development, Certified Economic Development Finance Specialist by National Development Council. Author, publisher, producer and developer of award-winning programs, products and non-profit organizations. Cofounder of cause-oriented companies and NPOs.

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    Michael Swack
    Primary Advisor on Community Economic Development

    Michael Swack, Ph.D. Professor, Carsey Institute, University of New Hampshire. Founding Dean, School of Community Economic Development, Southern New Hampshire University. 30+ years experience in economic development, finance, microfinance, and development banking. He has been involved in the design, implementation, and management of a number community development lending and investment institutions in the US, Africa, Asia, and Latin America. B