Tierney Wade


Tierney Wade is the National Vice President of the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) and is responsible for bridging the space between the company’s visionary strategies and operational efficiencies. Over the last 16 years, Tierney has assisted companies in the education industry in bringing business concepts to fruition. As a part of, and in collaboration with the executive teams, Tierney has created and implemented operational infrastructure of systems, processes, and organizational structures to accommodate rapid growth objectives. In her current management position at the NSLS, Tierney plays a key role in how the organization empowers and engages college students at over 700 universities nationwide through its leadership program, with the sole focus of building leaders who make a better world.

Tierney has spent her entire career focused on providing educational support to students nationwide, from high school all the way through graduate school. Prior to joining the NSLS in 2012, Tierney successfully ran two separate test prep divisions for The Princeton Review (TPR). At TPR, Tierney led an operations team and 260+ instructors to execute high course quality by delivering excellent instruction, stimulating classroom experiences, and program outcomes that consistently achieved a 52% Net Promoter rate for the NYC/LI division. Working closely with teachers, tutors and staff members, Tierney spearheaded several institutional programs to provide standardized readiness programs to students across several diverse demographics and age ranges, including that of Harlem Children’s Zone Promise Academy (a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing quality programming to the poverty-stricken youth of Central Harlem) and Latino Justice PRLDEF (a nonprofit, national civil rights organization based in NYC).

Tierney earned her bachelor’s degree in English Literature from the University of Miami and currently resides in Jersey City, NJ with her husband and two cats.