THADDEUS A. SQUIRE
(Partner) possesses more than ten years experience in non-profit administration, management and development and has an extensive background in working with local, state and Federal government funding agencies, as well as with the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB). He has broad experience as a grant writer, sponsorship proposal writer and funding strategist and has worked with a wide variety of agencies and foundations from the local to the Federal levels, as well as corporations of all sizes. He is also an experienced management consultant specializing in the application of for-profit business theory and models to non-profit management and finance. Particular interests include early generation leadership transition, change management, new product development (NPD) theory, escalation of commitment theory, strategic visioning and leadership, as well as organizational strategic assessment and planning. Mr. Squire has consulted for such organizations as the Philadelphia Museum of Art; MGA Partners Architects, Philadelphia; Center City District, Philadelphia; Avenue of the Arts, Inc., Philadelphia; Krichbaum Communication (KC2) GmbH, Dessau, Germany; The Pierre Monteux Memorial Foundation, Hancock, ME; The Corvina Foundation, Princeton, NJ; The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, New York City; The SculptureCenter, New York City; and The Shin Higuchi Institute, Chicago; to name a few. Mr. Squire remains current on grantmaking practice and policy through regular attendance at conferences and seminars held by The Wallace Foundation, The Mellon Foundation and The Pew Charitable Trusts, among others. Mr. Squire graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa with an A.B. from Princeton University, where he was a Harriet Hurd Scheide Scholar, and continued his studies as a J. William Fulbright Scholar at the University of Leipzig, Germany. Mr. Squire has served on numerous funding panels, including the Federal Institute for Museum and Library Services, The Philadelphia Cultural Fund, Delaware Division of the Arts Fellowship Program, the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation and the Creative Community Committee of Innovation Philadelphia and is a Pennsylvania Humanities Council Commonwealth Speaker. He is fluent in German with a working knowledge of French.