Sam Linden

Senior Consultant

Sam Linden, Senior Consultant, joined TDC in 2019. He brings extensive experience to TDC from the arts and culture sector. Sam’s practice includes strategic business planning, financial planning, grantmaking strategy, organizational development, and research and analysis for TDC’s nonprofit and foundation clients in arts & culture, education, and human services.

Sam previously worked in New York City as an educator, administrator, and program manager at organizations including Uncommon Schools, PeerForward, Learning through an Expanded Arts Program (LeAP), Wingspan Arts, the Yale Cabaret, and Center Theatre Group. Prior to graduate school, Sam served as a strategic planning and brand consultant at LaPlaca Cohen. Most recently, he served as the Associate Director of Marketing & Communications at Yale Repertory Theatre, where he led content and communications strategy, created systems for improved data analytics, and developed strategic pricing and projections models. Sam holds a BA in music from Harvard University, an MFA in theater management from the Yale School of Drama, and an MBA from the Yale School of Management.

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