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Chad Tew

Founder / CEO / Chief Disruption Navigator

Chad Tew

Chad Tew is founder and Chief Disruption Navigator at LearnCollab™, a public benefit corporation that provides schools and learning communities with support to explore program collaboration, co-ventures, and potential mergers, as well as research and counsel for navigating disruption in the education sector.


Chad is driving creation of the LearnCollab platform to network learners with resources. He collaborates with a tribe of independent experts, using the LearnCollab platform to network schools with consults across the country to address financial sustainability, marketing, and financial aid challenges.

Chad is an education entrepreneur and former independent school CFO who has also held college leadership positions in admission and marketing. He has taught courses at UCLA in Marketing, Business Plan Development, and Nonprofit Management. Chad earned his MBA at the USC Marshall School of Business and holds a BA in English from the University of Utah. Chad serves on several boards and writes and speaks widely on topics including demographics, strategic marketing, and school mergers.

Chad Tew presenting at national Enrollment Management Association conference, Sept. 2018

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