Difference Makers

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Service as a Lifestyle

By Scott Jensen One of my favorite holidays is Veterans Day! I have several personal reasons for this. Not the least of which is that it happens to be my […]

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Living and Leaving a Legacy

By Ray Rottman I was 31 years old when my vibrant, non-smoking father was diagnosed with lung cancer a few days after his 75th birthday; we said our final goodbyes […]


In Memoriam Ted Parker

It is with a very heavy heart that we share the news that VADM Ted Parker passed away June 25th.  VADM Parker was one of the founding members of SLG.  […]

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Integrity of Faith and Cyberspace

–By Branden Lynam I wrapped up my Severn Leadership Group fellowship in April of 2019, shortly after the birth of my fifth child. I was about halfway through my present […]

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Why Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion?

By Ed Sheppard – While serving on active duty as a Coast Guard Officer, my family and I were fortunate to live, work and travel in many locations where we […]


The Difference a Mentor Makes

By Darby Yeager – As a navy helicopter pilot, I have been blessed with a lot of great professional mentors throughout my career.  From department heads to skippers, I always […]


Now, More than Ever

By Sig Berg – The Walk to Freedom on June 23, 1963 in Detroit.  It was the largest civil rights march in the nation’s history up to that date.  It […]


SLG Impact in Nigeria

By Gretchen Moran — Shortly after I finished my fellowship at the Severn Leadership Group, I was invited to Nigeria to help a small NGO build and scale software systems […]

Life of Selfless Courage

Why Live a Life of Selfless Courage?

Why should anyone want to live a life of selfless courage and service to others – above self?  It is a fair question. There are a number of ways to […]


Difference Makers

Standing at the side of the pool was a little unnerving.  The task was simple – swim across the pool, demonstrating the “crawl” stroke.  Swimming wasn’t something I did much […]

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