Tedstrom Associates provided strategic, political and communications guidance to help one of the world’s premier athletic leagues successfully manage its policy on LGBTQ equality in the context of North Carolina’s HB-2 legislation which allows for discrimination against LGBTQ individuals and curtails the rights of municipalities to issue non-discrimination ordinances to protect their citizens.
Worked with the Chief Compliance Officer, Vice President and General Counsel and the Company’s outside legal counsel to design and deliver a series of trainings on LGBTQ equality in the workplace for both executives and hourly workers as part of an EEOC settlement.
Tedstrom Associates assisted this prominent international consultancy with strategy, stakeholder education and executive communications concerning the first gender transition of a key employee.
In year four of providing comprehensive, integrated coverage of LGBTQ engagement issues including internal policies, Business Resource Group, Public Affairs and Community Connections, marketing and communications. Designed and manage the Company’s signature program, Next Generation LGBT Leaders’ Initiative.
US State Department
Provided strategic counsel and marketing training for State Department personnel in support of the Secretary’s Global Equality Fund. Forged partnerships with key outside stakeholder groups and helped recruit potential corporate sponsors.
Victory Institute Board – Chairman
The Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute works to achieve full equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people by building, supporting, and advancing a diverse network of LGBT public leaders.
Scouts for Equality – Member, Board of Directors
Scouts for Equality is a 501(c)3 not for profit organization committed to ensuring that the Boy Scouts of America continues to be an organization that contributes positively to the lives of America’s young people.
Equality California – Member, Board of Directors
Equality California is the nation’s largest statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender civil rights organization dedicated to creating a fair and just society.