Ted is a passionate leader with a track record that showcases particular expertise in managing the Wealth Services divisions of now three data mining companies, spanning 21 years. His expertise includes strategic planning, product development, branding, data mining and prospect research, in service of the non-profit community.
From 2001 through 2007, he served as the Managing Director for WealthEngine’s online prospect research service, leading their expansion from approximately 50 paid clients to more than 1,000 during his tenure. He then joined HEPdata, successfully leading and expanding their Wealth Services division until the sale of the company in late 2019.
Most recently, Ted was instrumental in launching BlueRidge Data in 2020, a boutique data technology firm, specializing in identifying gift prospects for the non-profit and higher education space via our real-time wealth and business event alerts solutions.
He is a graduate of George Mason University and studied psychology at the Masters level at Loyola University of Maryland. As a committed philanthropist, he regularly mentors young men, has taught English to recent immigrants, and advocates on behalf of the homeless through a ministry called Grate Patrol, affiliated with his Washington, DC, parish church. In his spare time, he writes novellas, frequently based in his native Washington, DC. His latest passion is the restoration of his maternal grandparent’s village church nestled high in the mountain countryside of northeastern Italy.