Ted R. Batson, Jr. is Vice President of Professional Services for Renaissance Inc., the nation's leading third party administrator of charitable gifts. Since his employment in 1993, Mr. Batson has developed a wealth of practical, hands-on experience in dealing with complex issues related to the creative use of unmarketable and unusual assets to fund charitable gifts. He routinely consults with the more than 2,000 attorneys, CPAs, and financial service professionals that look to Renaissance for case assistance. Mr. Batson has spoken to numerous groups regarding charitable planning and has been published in several professional publications. Mr. Batson is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Indiana CPA Society, and the Planned Giving Design Center Editorial Board. Mr. Batson was previously employed at Capin Crouse LLP, Certified Public Accountants, a leading provider of accounting and consulting services to non-profit organizations. He is a graduate of Asbury College (B.A. in Computer Science) and Indiana University (MBA in Accounting).