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Financial Guru & Good Steward® Coach Shawn D Rochester is the CEO of Good Steward and a financial mentor and strategist to individuals and families striving to become legacy creators…those looking to become a Good Steward of their resources and put themselves in a position to leave an inheritance for their children’s children.  Shawn teaches through Good Steward that having a strong personal financial management foundation is a critical component for developing strong families, communities and global competitiveness.

Just a few years ago he transitioned from his esteemed full-time job as a seasoned corporate development and strategy executive within the private, public and nonprofit sectors, and turned his passion for people into a thriving enterprise as a speaker, financial coach and entrepreneur becoming CEO of Good Steward LLC. Now through Good Steward University®, he provides education, strategy, resources, and coaching to help individuals and families develop the wisdom, knowledge, and understanding necessary to: increase household cash flow to dramatically increase savings/investments, eliminate debt and maximize assets at retirement.


Shawn’s 17-year career in finance has comprised of extensive strategic planning experience with global industry leading organizations that has taken him all over the world. He spent 6 years traveling extensively to 25 cities in 10 countries across Asia and Europe in pursuit of new organic and inorganic growth opportunities, executed over $500 million transactions in United States, China, Japan, Germany, Malaysia and Singapore over the last 10 years, and developed and managed a $20 million budget to accurately and effectively score 1.6 million assessments for the New York City Department of Education as the Associate Director of State Assessment .

After spending decades helping some of the most admired fortune 500 companies achieve their strategic and financial goals, Shawn, along with his wife Delores founded Good Steward LLC to help Small Medium Sized Enterprises and Individuals strengthen their financial, strategic and operational capabilities.

His nationally acclaimed financial course The Good Steward Financial Empowerment Series, which is the foundation of his coaching program, is taught online through Good Steward University and in churches, schools, non profits, empowerment conferences, and through groups. The sought after course is based on three pillars of stewardship, ownership and legacy, while also addressing the unique cultural and socioeconomic concerns of African Americans based on Shawn’s extensive and life-changing research on what he calls the “The Black Tax” ®.


Shawn holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from The University of Rochester, a Master’s degree in Business Administration from The Chicago Booth School of Business with a focus on Accounting, Finance & Entrepreneurship.  He lives in Southbury CT with his wife and two children.


GOOD STEWARD wants to be your resource for creating financial breakthrough, legacy building, and money solutions by providing real solutions to help you become a Good Steward over your finances. Take a minute and browse around our blog, watch some videos or download our FREE 2 Part Series!

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