"John Taft demystifies the complex inner workings of the financial services industry. He provides a simple, but elegant, approach to restoring trust and confidence in the U.S. Financial Services markets."
Ron James, President and CEO, Center for Ethical Business Cultures
"Like his father and grandfather and great grandfather before him, John is another Taft who understands we are all stewards and with that comes responsibility. Stewardship is not just a book for Wall Street. It’s a book for you and me."
Doug Lennick, Co-Author, Moral Intelligence
"Timely, well-argued, deeply humane. Taft is the sort of leader finance needs as it emerges from the crisis."
Matthew Bishop, New York Bureau Chief, The Economist and Author, The Road from Ruin
"No one concerned about the role of our nations’ financial system can afford to ignore John Taft’s marvelous call for Stewardship in the culture of Wall Street, and indeed in our nation and in our society at large."
John C. Bogle , founder and retired CEO of The Vanguard Group
"an essay that is thoughtful, constructive, and, ...inspiring.
I am glad to recommend it."
Barney Frank, Congressman (D-MA)
"This is a powerful and moving book that deserves to be widely read. The idea of stewardship captures powerfully what is needed today - I just hope the financial industry listens."
Gillian Tett, U.S. Managing Editor, The Financial Times, and Author, Fool’s Gold
is CEO of RBC Wealth Management-U.S. and Chairman Emeritus of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA). Taft’s thought leadership on the principles of stewardship is informed by his family legacy of generations of public service. He is the great grandson of U.S. President William Howard Taft and grandson of U.S. Congressman Robert Taft. Full Bio.
“Global financial reform is one of the most important stewardship undertakings going on in the world today. This reform is needed and, if successful, can be a model for stewardship undertakings in other areas of society as well.”
- John G. Taft