Director – Field Development
As Director of Field Development for the firm’s Ignite marketing organization, Michael Tacker is responsible for directing the firm’s entry strategies into new markets with a primary focus on expanding markets for the Ignite organization. In his role, he ensures that the Independent Associates of Ignite have a dedicated advocate within the Stream Energy corporate office as well as an “in the field” mentoring coach to help them build their businesses. A well-known face at the Dallas and Atlanta airports, Michael is becoming as well known at airline ticket counters in certain unnamed cities and in anticipation of Stream Energy’s unfolding market expansion initiatives.
Prior to joining Stream Energy during 2007, Michael was the President of Chalkboard Strategies, a business consulting firm in Dallas, and in which connection he has spoken to thousands of business owners across Texas as to how to improve the profitability of their business. Previously, he served in a capacity quite similar to his present duties as a Field Director with Excel Telecommunications for six years, during which tenure he was responsible for the development of a strong training program and also supporting that company’s top money earners in the management of their businesses across the United States, Canada and Europe.
Michael has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing and Finance from Baylor University, is a published author on business issues and currently serves as a Director of a local non-profit organization. Michael has been married to his wife Patricia since the mid-1990s and has two daughters.