March 27, 2023

TGR Foundation seeks new CEO in collaboration with Nolan Partners

TGR Foundation is seeking a visionary Chief Executive Officer with a dynamic background to lead its strategic direction moving forward. Executive search firm Nolan Partners has been retained to assist in the search for its next CEO.

Nolan Partners is a globally recognized leader in executive placement with experience collaborating with leading brands and organizations in sports and entertainment to place candidates in high-level executive positions. The firm will lead the search for TGR Foundation whose mission is to empower students to pursue their passions through education.

“We trust the team at Nolan Partners to identify qualified candidates who can help TGR Foundation expand its impact on youth through education,” said Mike McKee, TGR Foundation Chairman. “We are eager to take the next step in our organization’s history as we continue to grow.”

The CEO will report to the Foundation’s Board of Governors while leading the organization and its employees through a critical period of expansion. The position will also oversee advancement and revenue opportunities to support the organization’s education programs.

“The Nolan Partners team is honored to be working with a prestigious organization like TGR Foundation,” said Chad Biagini, President at Nolan Partners.  “We realize the impact that this search will have on the future of TGR Foundation and we will leave no stone unturned throughout the process.”

Founded in 1996 by Tiger Woods, TGR Foundation is headquartered in Irvine, CA. In addition to its flagship TGR Learning Lab in Anaheim and the Earl Woods Scholar Program, TGR Foundation is expanding its program initiatives in Los Angeles and Philadelphia.


For more than 25 years, TGR Foundation has worked to create a world where opportunity is universal and potential is limitless. With an unwavering commitment to impact youth from under-resourced communities, its mission is to empower students to pursue their passions through education. TGR Foundation helps students connect passion with purpose through signature programs focused on in-person project-based learning, skills development, college access, career preparation and educator professional development. For more information visit or connect on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Nolan Partners, an Excel Sports Management company, is the leading global firm dedicated to retained Executive Search for the sports, media, and entertainment industries. Our Partners have completed more than 1,000 retained searches across six continents, and for 34 sports since our founding in 2006. We work on a global basis with clients that range from sporting clubs, governing bodies, professional leagues, sports bettors, venues, video game developers, entertainment companies, broadcasters, film production, sporting goods and major tech sport-related corporates.

Excel Sports Management is a premier sports agency that represents top-tier talent, blue-chip brands, and marquee properties around the world. The agency is known for its world-class sales and marketing expertise, having secured some of the most high-profile endorsements, uniform brand partnerships, and naming rights deals across the sports landscape. Excel has office locations in New York, LA, Miami, Chicago, Dallas, and London.