About Us

TIP STRATEGIES, INC. (TIP) is a privately held Austin-based firm providing consulting and advisory services to public and private sector clients. Established in 1995, the firm’s core competence in strategic planning for economic development has broadened to include expertise in talent strategies and in organizational development.

TIP has worked with more than 300 clients in the US and abroad to develop innovative strategies, programs, and outreach 

campaigns. We are a team of experienced practitioners who have led successful public and private sector initiatives before we consulted. Our depth of hands-on, professional experience allows us to understand the unique challenges our clients face. We pride ourselves on our ability to think creatively, and we customize each engagement to meet the client’s specific needs, from initial outreach to final implementation.

TIP maintains offices in Austin, Seattle, and Boston.

Tom Stellman

Tom Stellman

CEO/Founder

Tracye McDaniel

Tracye McDaniel

President

Jon Roberts

Jon Roberts

Managing Partner

Jeff Marcell

Jeff Marcell

Senior Partner

Alex Cooke

Alex Cooke

SVP, Consulting Services

John Karras

John Karras

VP, Business Development

Elizabeth Scott

Elizabeth Scott

Consultant

Jenn Todd-Goynes

Jenn Todd-Goynes

Consultant

Jaclyn Le

Jaclyn Le

Consultant

Brent McElreath

Brent McElreath

SVP, Research & Development

Evan Johnston

Evan Johnston

Analyst

Phoebe Polakovic

Phoebe Polakovic

Analyst

Karen Beard

Karen Beard

SVP, Production

Meredith Eberle

Meredith Eberle

Graphic Designer

Misty Blaze

Misty Blaze

Associate Designer

Tristin Caramiho

Tristin Caramiho

VP, Accounting

Anita White

Anita White

Office Manager