Under direction of the Executive Director, Mr. Tate does responsible administrative work assisting the Executive Director in the accomplishment of the goals of the Downtown Development District. Work involves project management, economic development, public relations, and general administrative duties. His work also involves the use of independent judgment and is reviewed through conferences and for desired results.
After earning a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from the Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture (LSU), Tate was an intern for two non-profit organizations specializing in planning and land conservation where he conducted various research and outreach initiatives. When Tate is not downtown he is a true Louisiana sportsman and family man, spending his free time at his off the grid camp in the Atchafalaya Basin and at home with his wife Emily and 2 daughters.