Tyler Prochnow - Senior Partner/Co-Founder - Think Big Partners
business career has taken a unique and diverse path to success.
From the halls of government in Washington DC, to the sidelines of America's sporting landscape to the high tech world of software, Tyler's career has been defined by significant and varied business interests around the country.
Since 2008, Prochnow has been a partner and co-founder of Think Big Partners, providing the company's clients with insight, consulting and advice on the difficult legal and business issues facing entrepreneurs today.
With a legal background and as the founder and operator of multiple business ventures, Prochnow draws upon his
own personal experiences to assist TBP clients through the difficult stages of their business lifecycle.
Born in Port Chester, New York, Prochnow's family moved to Atlanta, Georgia when he
was one and he
lived there until he
left for college.
Prochnow was a scholar-athlete, playing soccer while attending the University of Richmond and Oglethorpe University where he graduated with a degree in political science.
used that degree immediately upon graduation, working on various political campaigns around the country, including the 1988 Presidential campaign, where he
served a short stint in the White House in 1989.
In addition to his work on the national level, Mr. Prochnow also served as an assistant with the Appropriations Committee of the Colorado House of Representatives.
In 1995, Tyler graduated from the University of Denver College of Law and began a successful law practice with Patton Boggs, LP in Denver.
In 1997, he
moved to Kansas City as an associate with the Lathrop & Gage law firm
Specializing in marketing and advertising law, Mr. Prochnow
has been called to testify as an expert before congressional committees, federal agencies, state legislatures and in private litigation.
Mr. Prochnow was also a frequent lecturer to national groups on marketing issues and a guest columnist for several trade publications.
In 2003, on the night he was to be elected partner at Lathrop & Gage, Prochnow left the practice of law and founded Golden Peak Sports, a full service sports representation agency that counted among its clients such notable athletes as Deion Sanders, Amy Van Dyken, Amare Stoudemire and Ed McCaffrey.
In 2005, Prochnow
was awarded ownership of the expansion franchise that came to be known as Kansas City Brigade of the Arena Football League
He served as owner and President of the team until 2007.
Today, Prochnow also serves as President and CEO of Connexsus, LLC, one of the nation's premier direct marketing service companies, providing telephony, data management, data consulting, call center and e-commerce services for domestic and international marketers.
He is also President and Managing Member of ACS Properties, LLC where he manages the company's varied business ventures, including its interest in Q Masters BBQ, GradeGenie.com and multiple real estate projects nationwide.
is married to Ann Tierney Prochnow, a native Kansas Citian, and they live in Kansas City with their children Connor and Sophia and their golden retriever, Bode.