Tony Blackman

Advancement Team Advisor

Tony has over 30 years of experience in education and business. He has served as the Head of independent and public schools in the United States and Ireland and as the Marketing Director for two international companies in Boston. Through his consulting work with ECIS and Breakthrough Collaboration, he has provided guidance to educational institutions and other non-profits in leadership change and transition, governance, strategic planning, culture change and the development of adaptive and authentic leadership. He is a trained facilitator and mediator who is passionate about helping organizations consider the impact of globalization and the profound implications for the way we live, learn, work, and lead. Years of introducing students to the joys of hiking, sailing, and rock climbing deepened a great love for experiential learning and 'anything outdoors!'. 'How could anyone not be excited and moved by the work Seaside is doing!'