Appointed President of the White House Historical Association in May 2014, Stewart's career spans the non-profit, education, and public policy fields. Over the past 30 years, he has held senior positions with George Washington's Mount Vernon, The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation, the Motion Picture Association, Georgetown University, American Red Cross, and the Federal Government.
Prior to joining the White House Historical Association, Stewart served as Executive Vice President for American Village Citizenship Trust in Birmingham, Alabama.
While at Mount Vernon, he served as Vice President for the development and opening of the new presidential library for George Washington. As Executive Director of the Ronald Reagan Centennial Celebration for the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation, he was responsible for the conceptualization, planning, fundraising and implementation of the award winning, multi-million dollar, yearlong program of national and international events and initiatives.
At the Motion Picture Association, Stewart held the position of Executive Vice President for Education Affairs. He served for six years as the Chief of Staff to the President of Georgetown University, John J. DeGioia. Prior to Georgetown, he served as Chief of Staff to the President of the American Red Cross, Elizabeth Dole.
At the United States Department of Energy, Stewart was Executive Assistant to Energy Secretary James D. Watkins.
McLaurin is a proud graduate of the University of Alabama where he studied American History and Political Science.