Thadeus Giedd

“Those who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do”  –Steve Jobs

Thadeus Giedd serves as client specialist for Zeal, overseeing membership services and making sure clients have all Zeal’s resources at their disposal. He’s the first to welcome you, a reference for those considering Zeal’s services and a liaison between Zeal and the community. Thadeus also guides Zeal’s marketing efforts and enjoys sharing the stories of Sioux Falls’ growing entrepreneurial community.

His role at Zeal also includes being the occasional “disrupter.” He’s passionate about pushing entrepreneurs outside their comfort zone and thrives on being part of their success.

Prior to Zeal, Thadeus founded his own business, Amadeus Media Co., providing small businesses assistance with marketing, operations and project management.

He previously was operations coordinator for The Bakery, a Sioux Falls co-working businesses focused on supporting entrepreneurs. He helped manage the facility, oversee member services and coordinate events.

Prior to that, Thadeus spent nine years at The Country Club of Sioux Falls, working his way up from front-line positions into management.

Thadeus received his undergraduate degree in business administration from the University of South Dakota.

A native of Crooks, S.D., he enjoys living in downtown Sioux Falls, the Big Sioux River recreation trail, summer men’s league softball games, local arts, music and culture, creating marketing videos, writing blog articles, and walking/sipping along downtown Sioux Falls’ Craft Brewer’s Row.