Mr. Swayne serves as the current CEO at StepUP Ministry, and unique organization that trains both children and adults in a competitive one-year life skills program, placing hundreds in jobs , teaching life skills and providing stability for otherwise homeless, low-income, jobless and under-employed individuals. Before StepUp, Mr. Swain owned and created a marketing/publishing company. He has also worked for another non-profit, Young Life, managing and operating one of its 32 camps, Washington Family Ranch. Before that, Mr. Swayne worked in the NBA for two NBA basketball teams in public relations and marketing. A graduate of Claremont McKenna College, he serves on the board of the Green Chair Project. Mr. Swayne resides in Raleigh with his wife, Laura and their four children.