Serving as national leader and site coach driving the “Collective Impact” movement to improve outcomes for youth and families. Creating education ecosystems within communities to support children and youth from cradle to career.

Supporting leadership of one of the largest school systems in California.  Design and build district reform policy and strategies.  Working toward more effective management and education reform.

Multi-year, multi-million dollar comprehensive place-based initiative in San Diego’s City Heights focused on education, environment, health, social service, safety and economic outcomes.

Design and build of community-wide leadership coalition supporting youth outcomes aligned with family-based outcomes – jobs, health and education – to drive success for all stakeholders.


Accelerator that creates a global community interested in finding and spreading the world’s most promising sustainable innovations.

Supporting a research and action institute that advances economic prosperity and a healthy environment for all in the San Diego through analysis, policy solutions, education and social justice.

Board member and chair of education committee, led strategic planning for thriving congregation.

quote1Tad’s ability to engage, communicate, comprehend, adapt, and provide “out of the box” legal and business advice in an educational, public, business and political environment was a significant contribution.quote2

Sandra Chong, Assistant General Counsel, San Diego Unified School District

quote1Tad is smart, easy to work with and articulate. He gets things done and is driven to make sure we focus on key priorities. God put Tad in my life for a reason. Right person at the right time for the right reason.quote2

Duane Coleman, Superintendent Oceanside School System, creator of Oceanside Promise

quote1I’ve known Tad personally and professionally for over 20 years. He’s as honest, ethical, hard-working and professional a person as you will ever meet. I highly suggest doing business with him.quote2

Mark Meckler, Grassroots Political Organizer

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