Tegan currently serves as the Associate Director, Public Affairs at the END Fund. In this role, he supports institutional brand-building, press inquiries, advocacy and thought leadership efforts. Prior to joining the END Fund, Tegan was a social impact and media/communications consultant. In the nonprofit world, he has spearheaded a range of philanthropic and international development initiatives in the United States and Africa.
Tegan has addressed issues relating to global health, gender/social equality, human rights, education, racial equity, etc. He has worked on initiatives at Tides Inc., Transparency International, EngenderHealth, Southern California Grantmakers, etc. Previously, he has worked in the entertainment television world, and has been a part of Daytime Emmy® Award-winning talk shows such as “The View” (Walt Disney Television), “The Rachael Ray Show” (CBS Media Ventures) as well as NBC Universal and BET Networks.
As a scholar, Tegan’s research focuses on the use of evidence-based interventions as a tool for improving population health outcomes. He is also trained in organizational behavior where he explores the intersection of management, organizations, and sociology. He holds a PhD in Public & International Affairs, and a doctorate in health sciences. At age 19, Tegan earned his B.A. in History from Duke University. He is an alumnus of the University of Pennsylvania and New York University, and has an executive certificate in business administration from Notre Dame. Outside of work, Tegan loves to dance, listen to Afrobeats, and travel.