Teal Thibaud serves as Co-Founder and Executive Director for Glass House Collective, a non-for profit organization working with residents and artists to bring life back to Glass Street and Glass Street back to life in East Chattanooga. Thibaud's work involves creative placemaking in an inner-city neighborhood and is passionate about how creativity can transform neighborhoods while working alongside people who call that neighborhood home. She oversees the vision, planning, programs, and day to day management of the organization. Her background is in Communications and Advertising from East Tennessee State University. Thibaud is also co-founder of the UNFoundation, an organization that pools together $100 a month from 20 trustees to give micro grants to people with cool ideas for Chattanooga. Teal also sits on the board for Ivy Academy and received the Civic Impact Award from the Chamber's Young Professional Association in 2015.