Tad Gage is executive vice president of Capital Insight Partners and has more than 25 years in financial journalism, investor communications and management consulting. Before entering the investor communications field, Gage was a financial journalist and columnist for publications like The New York Times, Cashflow Magazine and Advertising Age. Gage has managed hundreds of client relationships, serving as primary counselor and advisor, as well as the clients' link to appropriate contacts throughout the investing community, including portfolio and hedge fund managers, buy-side and sell-side analysts, venture and private equity firms, stock brokers, investment advisors and influential high net worth individuals. He has worked with clients in a broad range of industries to help identify hidden value and communicate their most important financial value drivers, with messages tailored to specific active investor styles - value, earnings growth, dividend and reinvestment and more. His experience include several years as manager of financial communications for Santa Fe Railway, and senior vice president and consultant with the Financial Relations Board. He received his bachelor of science and master's of science from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. Gage wrote a book for the “Complete Idiot’s Guide” series published by Alpha Books/Penguin and is ranked as a best-selling author on Amazon.com.