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Taylor Schauer DeHoff Emerging Philanthropist Award 2022

Taylor Schauer named DeHoff Emerging Philanthropist Award recipient for 2022

The DeHoff Emerging Philanthropist Award has been presented to Taylor Schauer for 2022.

United Way of Greater Stark County recognized community volunteers and announced an investment of $5,364,430 into the community from April 2021 to March 2022. Full financial report available online at

During the event, the DeHoff Emerging Philanthropist Award was presented to Taylor Schauer, executive vice president and CFO for Schauer Group.

“I was honored to nominate and then learn Taylor Schauer is the recipient of the DeHoff Emerging Philanthropist Award,” says his nominator, Kevin Smith, President of PPI Graphics. “Having worked with Taylor on the United Way Board, Finance and CEO Search Committees, I have found him to be soft-spoken but with knowledge and confidence in his actions and words that make you feel part of the team and assured that the decisions, in any of the roles he plays, are always positive. He is successful in all parts of his life and will gladly lend his talents to those who ask. My sincere congratulations to him and his family. This honor is well deserved.”

About the Award

DeHoff Emerging Philanthropist Award was established in 2010 by Bob and Linda DeHoff to recognize a Stark County resident age 45 and under who impacts Stark County through direct service and volunteer work. The recipient receives $5,000 from the DeHoffs to be donated to a health and human service 501(c) 3 organization of choice.

About Taylor Schauer

Schauer joined Schauer Group, Inc. in 2009 and in 2021 was promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Bowling Green State University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Akron. Schauer earned the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation in 2010, and his Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designation in 2011. He serves on the board of directors for the Builders Exchange, the Ohio Contractors Association (Akron/Canton chapter), the Early Childhood Resource Center, United Way of Greater Stark County, Stark Mental Health and Addiction Recovery, and Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland and East Central Ohio. Schauer is past president of TWI and the Surety Association of Ohio. He is a 2014 recipient of the ystark! Twenty under 40! award.