"An organization's success is directly related to its leadership, team, and execution."
Tate is Co-Founder of Hilmoe, Bertier & Marrero, LLP ("HBM"). He advises on SaaS terms, master service agreements, trademarks, and general business matters. He's had the privilege of serving as Chief Legal Officer to technology, manufacturing, and life science companies that include PROTO, M8 Systems, Crystal Clear, Oppland Group, and Ecoplast (among others).
Tate is an occasional guest speaker at Pepperdine's MBA program and Cal State San Bernardino's MBA program.
In his free time, Tate enjoys hanging out with his family, hiking, and identifying the best taquerias.
Tate graduated from the University of Minnesota with a B.A. in Economics. He received his J.D. from Thomas Jefferson School of Law on scholarship and during that time was a visiting student at Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, CA.
Tate received his Privacy Law and Data Protection Certification from the University of Pennsylvania.