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  • Preferred Name: Tad

    Last Name: Taube

    Degree String (Type, Year): ('53, MS '57)

    Job Title: Founder & Chairman

    Company Name: Woodmont Companies & Taube Philanthropies

    Bio: Tad is Founder and Chairman of Woodmont Companies, a diversified real estate investment and management company. Since 1963, it has been involved in the acquisition, development, and management of income properties of $5B+. He is a founder and advisory board chair of the Taube Center for Jewish Studies and served as President of the Koret Foundation and currently heads Taube Philanthropies. He was on the Board of Overseers of Hoover Institution, and founder and past chairman of the advisory board of SIEPR. Hoover awarded him the Uncommon Commitment Award; and Stanford's President John Hennessy awarded him the Remarkable Generosity Acknowledgment. His involvement in Stanford Athletics includes his family's gift to Taube Family Tennis Stadium, Football Stadium, endowment for the Taube Director of Men's Tennis and Chair of the Athletic Board. In 2018, Tad received an honorary doctorate from Jagiellonian University in Krakow for his work rebuilding Jewish cultural and academic life throughout Poland.