Jun 16, 2022
Tony Teravainen, USN (Ret.) & In-Meeting Project
The meeting on June 16, 2022, will take place at the BSA Pacific Harbors Council, 4802 S 19th Street, Tacoma. Following our speaker, we will assemble comfort kits with the Red Cross.

Our Speaker

Tony Teravainen has served as the President and CEO of STEP (Support the Enlisted Program) since 2014. He has been involved with the organization since 2009 as a volunteer, director, and then board chairman. 

He provides guidance enabling the organization to become a successful and viable partner to young military families and transitioning veterans in Southern California and Washington. STEP has assisted more than 100,000 military and veteran family members and Mr. Teravainen has helped 5,700 families in financial crisis move to self-sufficiency through financial counseling intervention. 

He was previously a consultant on strategy and process improvement with Booz Allen Hamilton and manufacturing leadership with Sony Electronics. He has undergraduate degrees in business management and nuclear engineering, a master's degree in Executive Leadership for the University of San Diego, and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Public Policy from Liberty University.

Married to Jaclyn with two daughters and a son, Tony resides in the Highland Valley area of San Diego County where he enjoys ranching his livestock and tending to his orchards.