Tom Tate

Chief Operating Officer

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Tom has served Starr Commonwealth since 1991 in a number of capacities. In his current role, Tom provides leadership for Starr’s programs and a number of support services. Tom’s forty-year career in child and youth care in the non-profit sector has encompassed both direct service and administrative positions at organizations in Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Virginia.  He’s authored over a dozen articles on peer group programming, servant leadership, and child/youth care management, and is the lead author of the book Partners in Empowerment: a practitioner’s guide to implementing peer treatment models.  Tom has provided training both nationally and internationally on peer group and positive youth development models.

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