Tad is passionate about design and loves to share his experience and overall story. If you are an AIGA chapter, corporation, conference organizer, University, or school Tad is always accepting new speaking engagements. Typically Tad’s lectures range from 45 minutes to an hour and a half based on what best fits your organization.

Previous Speaking Appearances

Mailchimp, Target, Airbnb, WMC Fest 3, Adobe Max, Portland State University, AIGA St. Louis: Student Conference, AIGA Kansas City, AIGA Orlando, AIGA OKC, AIGA Charlotte, AIGA Colorado, Creative South, Circles Design Conference, Creative Works, Iowa Art Directors Club, Society of Design, UMKC, KCAI, Minnesota State University, University of San Luis Obispo, AAF Layfette and many, many other wonderful places.

Speaking Topics

Growing up in the Midwest

Growing up the son of an illustrator

George Brett & Kansas City Bar-B-Q

Design Education

The Power of PLAY

Collaboration between Tad & Jessica

Our overall creative process

How lucky we are to work in this field