John M. Horak, Esq. (Jack) who joined TANGO on October 1, 2016 after a 36-year legal career at the Hartford office of the law firm Reid and Riege, P.C.
Jack was a member of the Reid and Riege Business Law Practice, where he established the firm's Nonprofit Organization Practice Group. Jack was the principal author of the Reid and Riege Nonprofit Organization Report, a quarterly publication distributed throughout the United States; and regularly contributed articles and editorials on legal and policy issues to Philanthropy Magazine, the Hartford Courant the Connecticut Law Tribune, and the Hartford Business Journal where he writes a regular editorial column called “Rule of Law.”
Over his career, Jack presented at various venues including the Commonfund Endowment Institute at Yale, the Aspen Institute and The Philanthropy Roundtable in Washington, D.C., The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants National Not-for-Profit Industry Conference in Washington, and several others. He has also served as a board member of several nonprofit organizations in Connecticut. Jack was listed in The Best Lawyers in America® for Corporate Law and Non-profit/Charities Law (2009-2017) and earned an AV® Preeminent™ Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating. Jack is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the University of Notre Dame Law School.