The vision for Ward Family Foundation originated from the personal and business experiences of John L. Ward, the foundationís founder and Chairman of the Board. John has extensive experience in the business world as a management consultant and entrepreneur. In 1992, he founded a company to assist businesses improve their operating effectiveness through the use of benchmarking and best practices concepts. Benchmarking is a management tool to help companies remain competitive and become more effective. Best practices are those specific operating practices and philosophies that have been proven to increase effectiveness.
His firm became one of the foremost authorities on business performance measurement and implementation of best practices.
Ward Family Foundation will take these proven concepts and practices that have been successfully used in the business world, and apply them to charitable organizations. We believe the business world can and should help charities more effectively serve their cause.