Board of Directors
Tad co-founded the investment firm of Buchanan Investments, Inc. in 1998 with his father, Mike. Together, they have founded, invested in and raised equity and debt capital for numerous companies, including DM&E Railroad, Central Montana Resources, Opti Canada, White Oak Resources, AlphaClone, TabletCommand, Gensys Software, Tri Alpha Energy, OneSun Solar, and numerous other private companies.
Prior to founding Buchanan Investments, Inc., Tad was an Executive Director at UBS Securities with primary responsibility for managing Asian equity sales and trading based in NY. He was also an equity analyst at UBS and W.I. Carr (Far East), Ltd. based in Hong Kong, with responsibility for covering financial services, software, industrial and energy companies in Indonesia, Thailand, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. Prior to joining W.I. Carr (Far East) Ltd., Tad was a credit analyst within the Corporate Lending Group of Wells Fargo Bank. He graduated from Pepperdine University with a B.A. in Economics and from Boston College with an M.B.A, International Finance. He currently serves on the boards of Central Montana Resources, AlphaClone, Tablet Command, and OneSun Solar. Tad is also a board observer of Tri Alpha Energy. He is married with three children, and is a Trustee of Marin Country Day School in Corte Madera, CA.