About the Author
Stanley G. Buford was born in Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Buford studied at Illinois State University and holds master's degrees from National-Louis University in Management/Human Resource Development and De Paul University in Curriculum Development. He has appeared as a guest on the television show, Straight Talk, in a frank discussion concerning pit-falls and drawbacks to climbing the corporate and educational ladders. He has been quoted in news articles, while lecturing at schools such as Northwestern, De Paul and the University of Illinois, on a variety of contemporary issues. Stan has served as the Program Director in the School Partnerships Program, a school improvement project at De Paul University. He serves as an adjunct faculty member at Concordia University. He is also a recipient of the National Leadership Award in Business. Stan is a member of the Monument of Faith Church, where he serves as a teacher in the Children's Church.