Anthony Tan, Managing Member
After years of honing his writing and editing abilities through his work as a corporate attorney and law review editor, Anthony started Think Big to help students navigate some of the most important decisions of their lives.
Prior to founding Think Big, Anthony worked as a corporate attorney specializing in capital markets and public company representation at a leading international law firm where he advised various public and private companies on complex commercial transactions, including initial public offerings, notes offerings, secondary offerings, private placements, exchange offers, tender offers, and reverse stock splits, and on Exchange Act reporting matters. He had a robust pro bono practice and was actively involved in recruiting efforts.
During his time at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, Anthony served as a Senior Editor for the University of Pennsylvania Law Review where he reviewed and revised various legal articles from prominent scholars from around the country. He received a Certificate in Business Management from Wharton and fought against them in a charity boxing match as a representative for Penn Law – you can see the pictures here. He was also involved in various leadership roles for the Latino Law Students Association. During his first year of law school, he received the Minority Corporate Counsel LMJ Scholarship and a scholarship from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund.
Prior to law school, Anthony attended the Roger Hadfield Ogden Honors College at Louisiana State University where he graduated summa cum laude with college honors with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a minor in English. He was involved in various leadership roles in Phi Iota Alpha, Inc., the nation’s oldest Latino fraternity, and a member of Leadership LSU’s Class of 2015. He served as a keynote speaker for the Fall 2014 New Member Convocation of Greek Life on behalf of Phi Iota Alpha, Inc. and was a keynote speaker for Leadership LSU’s graduation banquet.
Alberto Gomez, Member
Guided by his experience in public education and the law, Alberto now focuses on leveraging this hard-earned insight for the benefit of Think Big’s clients.
Alberto’s journey in education started when he joined Teach for America as a Spanish teacher at a first-year turnaround charter school in north Philadelphia. During this first year, Alberto got to serve on the leadership committee, founding the school’s after-school and athletics program. He would eventually leave the classroom full time and serve as the school’s Business Manager and Director of Operations, where he oversaw the school’s financial, operational and regulatory obligations. After returning to school, Alberto worked as a corporate attorney in Philadelphia. His practice centered on merger and acquisition transactions and underwriter representation for special purpose acquisition companies.
Alberto attended the University of Florida, where he graduated cum laude with a degree in finance from the Warrington School of Business. He was an active member of the Delta Chi fraternity, serving as its recruitment chair. Alberto attended the University of Pennsylvania, where he obtained both a law degree and a masters of business administration. While in law school, Alberto served as the Technology Editor for the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law and the Treasurer of the school’s Latino Law Students Association. At Wharton, Alberto was a Lipman Family Prize Fellow, where he got the opportunity to review applications, analyze data and present to the awards committee for an annual global prize recognizing organizations for leadership and innovation in the social sector. He also served as a teaching assistant for Professor Diana C. Robertson’s Corporate Responsibility and Ethics course and Professor Gwendolyn Gordon’s Law and Social Values class.