Sean Elder

Director of Real Estate Development

Sean leads and supports real estate development services for TenSquare partner schools. Prior to joining TenSquare, Sean served for seven years as the Chief Operating Officer of Hiawatha Academies, a K-12 network of college-preparatory charter schools in Minneapolis, where he led finance, operations, and real estate development. Before entering school leadership, Sean held roles as a Fellow with Education Pioneers, a regional leader with Skyhawks Sports Academy, and an Undergraduate Admissions Counselor at the University of Minnesota. Sean currently sits on the Education and Jobs Committee for the Greater Twin Cities United Way. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Law, Criminology, and Deviance from the University of Minnesota and an MBA from the University of St. Thomas.