In 2001, Noah Tepperberg, along with partner Jason Strauss, formed Strategic Group, a lifestyle marketing, special events, consumer promotions and public relations company. Strategic Group has the unparalleled ability to integrate directly into lifestyle, entertainment, fashion and nightlife programs that create and influence popular culture by creating unique brand experiences for consumers. Since its inception, Strategic Group has established itself as a leader in giving corporations a credible cool factor. Under the direction of Mr. Tepperberg, Mr. Strauss and their partner Seth Rodsky, the company has worked with global brands such as Coca-Cola, Donna Karan, Heineken, LVMH, NASCAR, Under Armour and Yahoo.
Mr. Tepperberg and Mr. Strauss also founded Strategic Hospitality Group in 2003, which offered consumers a premium nightlife experience with their various venues. Some of their current and former boites include: Southampton staples Conscious Point (1999), Jet East (2002), and Dune (2007) as well as Manhattan hot spots Luahn (2000) and Suite 16 (2001). Mr. Tepperberg and Mr. Strauss are also the masterminds behind two of the most successful nightclubs to open in the past decade Marquee in New York (2003) and TAO at The Venetian in Las Vegas (2005), which they run in partnership Marc Packer and Rich Wolf.
In 2008, Mr. Tepperberg and Mr. Strauss – along with Mr. Packer and Mr. Wolf, opened LAVO Restaurant & Nightclub at The Palazzo Hotel in Las Vegas. In May of 2009 they introduced AVENUE, a gastro lounge, where gastro pub meets ultra lounge in New York’s trendy Chelsea neighborhood. In September 2010, they opened LAVO Restaurant & Nightclub in New York. Together with his partners, he opened Marquee Nightclub & Dayclub, an indoor/outdoor club, in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Hotel on New Year’s Eve of 2011. In June of 2011 they launched Dream Downtown hotel in NYC where the team operates all of the hotel’s food and beverage outlets including room service, Ph-D Rooftop Lounge, Electric Room and Marble Lane Steak Joint. In March 2012, Mr. Tepperberg and his TAO Group partners launched Marquee at The Star Casino & Hotel in Sydney Australia. On New Year’s Eve 2013, Mr. Tepperberg and his partners will once again raise the bar on nightlife with the relaunch of Marquee New York after a major renovation.
Career successes for both Mr. Tepperberg and Mr. Strauss include receiving the Nightclub & Bar’s “Hospitality Operator of the Year” Award in 2006 for their work with Marquee and TAO as well as being honored by the Harvard Business School in March 2009 through a published case study about the dynamic duo¹s myriad of businesses entitled: “Marquee – The Business of Nightlife.”
After graduating from Stuyvesant High School, Tepperberg earned an MBA degree in Business Management from the University of Miami and currently resides in New York City.