Chief Executive Officer
McBride & Company
Teresa McBride was the former Founder and CEO of McBride and Associates, a leading technology consulting firm serving Fortune 100 companies and large government agencies. She built her company from inception in 1986 to $197 million in annual revenue with over 800 fulltime consultants before selling in
1999. Ms. McBride and her company received over fifty client and industry awards and honors over the years including a Minority Small Business Entrepreneur of the Year presented by President George H. W. Bush at the White House. Since the sale of her company Ms. McBride has been advising CEO’s on business transactions and growth strategies.
Ms. McBride also served on several boards including being a director for the Federal Reserve Bank, Kansas City Branch in Denver, U.S. Department of Education Board for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education, University of New Mexico Hospital, Network Solutions, Digital Equipment Corporation Advisory Board, IBM Advisory Board, Compaq Advisory Board, HP Advisory Board, Ingram Advisory Board, as well as several other boards and has been recently appointed a Permanent Successor Trustee for the Henry and Gladys Crown Charitable Trust. She is a current and former member of several organizations including: the Committee of 200, the Young Presidents Organization and an Inaugural Fellow of the Henry Crown Fellowship.
Philanthropically, Teresa and her son Allan established the McBride Foundation with it primary program being the College Bound Council. The objective of the program is reducing the drop-out rate by inspiring great young minds to stay in school and establish an interest in higher education at an earlier age. The program matches 5th grade classrooms with a college student that delivers a curriculum created by the Foundation with a unique reverse mentoring component which exposes the young students to vital information on how to stay in school, stay at grade level, graduate from high school through this experience over the course of either one semester or one year. Since the program’s inception over 70,000 children have gone through the program. Teresa currently lives in Los Angeles and New York.