Steve Lawler is a priest, professor and psychologist serving as Rector of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Ferguson, Missouri and as co-founder of The Vine, a community collaboration hub. He is the founding Director of the Walker Leadership Institute at Eden Theological Seminary. Prior to this he was the Coordinator of both the Business and the Sustainability programs of University College at Washington University in St Louis. He has served as Managing Director of Opinions Incorporated, a global opinion research organization; Managing Director North America for Expert Eyes N.V., a Belgian based venture firm and Chief Possibilities Officer for XPLANE, a global design consultancy. Current and past clients include The Four Seasons Hotel and Resorts, The Peninsula Hotels, Oetker Hotel Management GmbH, the Redemptorists of the Denver Province , the Center for Contemporary Arts and Liguori Publications.