The Paul Harris Fellowship is given to express appreciation for supporting programs of the Rotary Foundation.On Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021, Past President Scott Hurt honored an outstanding Rotarian with a Paul Harris Fellowship Certificate and Pin, signifying that he is a Paul Harris Fellow.
Cullen Stanley earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana University in 2006 and an MBA from Stetson University in 2008. Cullen was the assistant to the Athletic Director at Stetson University while earning his MBA degree. In 2008, he joined the Orlando Magic NBA Basketball Franchise working in group and preferred ticket sales. While working with the Magic, Cullen met his wife Tara.
He joined The Stanley Group at Morgan Stanley in 2010. As a member of The Stanley Group, Cullen holds the Morgan Stanley designation of Financial Planning Specialist, Resident Manager and is Associate Vice President.
Cullen is an active volunteer in the community. He is a past President of the Reitz Home Museum and has served two terms on the Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science Board of Directors.
Cullen served as the 2017-2018 President of the Evansville Rotary Club. Under Cullen’s leadership, the club accepted the Rotary International President’s challenge to plant a tree for every Rotarian, planting 210 trees on the Eykamp Scout Center grounds. He led the charge on the plans to move the Civic Award Bronze plaques at the EV Museum of Arts and Science when there was no longer room to add more names. Thanks to his work and dedication on the Rotary Civic Award Wall at the entrance to Mickey’s Kingdom, there is room to honor the winners for many years to come.
Service Above Self and One Profits Most Who Serves Best, Rotary’s official mottoes, can be traced back to the early days of the organization but still hold true for Cullen. Community leader, Cullen Stanley saw the wisdom and had the foresight to support and encourage leadership at the generational level in becoming a founding benefactor of the Rotary 20 Under 40 program.