Mr. Teegarden has over three decades business management experience in the public and private sectors with an emphasis on leadership for tribally owned enterprises. He is presently Vice President for High Water Mark, a Native woman-owned environmental consulting firm. He brings to the SWAIA Board hands-on experience in contracting, business and community planning and development, fundraising, and budget, operations and volunteer management. His interests range from competitive cycling to traditional Native music, and he is a member of multiple Native drum groups. He holds a BA from Dartmouth College and an MBA from the University of Colorado.