Tess is a management consultant who has 25 years of experience in strategic planning and learning and development. She is an adjunct professor at Temple University’s Fox School of Business, where she teaches MBA students working on their capstone course, which includes real-life client consulting engagements. She has worked with a wide array of clients, including the Wharton School, Hilliard Lyons, United Capital, Signature Wealth Group, Wolters-Kluwer, Tyler School of Art, Boyer School of Music, Philadelphia County Medical Society, the Fox School of Business, bSafe and Eusoh. Additional clients include the Gift of Life Institute, Gift of Life Donor Program, LifeSource and Nevada Donor Network. Tess also led large-scale educational initiatives at financial services firms including Janney Montgomery Scott, Raymond James and TD Ameritrade and is Series 6 and 7 licensed as well as being an Accredited Wealth Management Advisors.
Tess is actively involved in the community and is a board member at the Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce (Philadelphia Chapter). She has served as a board member and Program Committee Chair at the Metropolitan Career Center, led the Volunteer Committee for the ADL’s Walk Against Hate in 2012 and served in various volunteer roles at the ACLU.