Since opening in 1995, the Museum has welcomed nearly seven million people with annual visitors coming from all 50 states in the U.S. and more than 100 countries. Terry was born and raised in Daphne, Alabama. From 1979 to 1984, he served first as Vice President of Business Development and later as General Manager of Strategic Planning and Business Development for the Continental Group, Inc. From 1984 to 1989 he served as Vice President of Business Development for Combustion Engineering, Inc. In 1989, he joined Marvel Entertainment Group, best known for its comic book characters including Spiderman, the X-Men, the Incredible Hulk, Blade, Silver Surfer and an additional 3,000 super heroes. In 1991, Marvel went public. During his nine years at Marvel, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer and later as Vice Chairman. Long active in civic and philanthropic endeavors, Stewart is currently on the board of the Rhythm & Blues Foundation in Philadelphia. Locally, he serves on the Boards for the Cleveland Film Commission, Positively Cleveland: the Cleveland Convention & Visitors Bureau, and The Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio. Stewart has also served on the Boards of the U.S. Committee for UNICEF in New York and the National Committee to Prevent Child Abuse, based in Chicago. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and a Bachelor of Arts in Education from Rutgers University. He earn his MBA in Finance and JD in Law at Cornell University.