Tricia M. Taitt is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School where she majored in Finance and minored in Spanish. With an M.B.A from Duke University’s Fuqua School, a professional certification in Not for Profit Accounting and Government Reporting from NYU and a Certified Bookkeeper designation from AIPB, she crosses back and forth between for-profit and not- for- profit organizations.  She’s worked in Private Wealth and Corporate Finance at Merrill Lynch and Citigroup.  But over the past three years, she has freelanced as a business consultant for arts related organizations. Currently, Tricia promotes financial literacy and personal finance coaching for artistic and creative entrepreneurs through her organization, ART & Money Matter($) ©.  Throughout it all, she’s maintained her commitment to community, dedication to fitness (as a Certified Pilates instructor) and involvement in the Arts (as a touring company member for the Broadway musical, FELA!, company dancer with Forces of Nature Dance Theatre and co-founder of Re-Writes of Passage Ensemble Theater Co).