At Acceleration Partners, Tess supports the affiliate team with account management, reporting, and affiliate communication and outreach. Prior to joining Acceleration Partners, Tess worked with Sack Lunch Productions, an industry leader in event marketing and production. As Director of Sponsorships, she developed and managed a successful sponsorship department from the ground up as well as implemented strategic marketing initiatives that increased attendance at over 100 events in two years. She graduated from Boston University where she received a BSBA in Marketing and represented BU at the NCAA Division I National Championships as a springboard diver. Since graduating she has taken up a new sport and is currently a nationally ranked Olympic Weightlifter competing in the 53kg category.