Who are we?
The Think Ahead Group (TAG) is a group of young professionals who are passionate about brain health.

What do we do?
TAG is teaching people how to think about the current and future health of their brains. We raise money to support research at the Center for BrainHealth that discovers and implements new ways to understand, protect, and heal the human brain.


  • Securing former First Lady Laura W. Bush as a special guest speaker
  • Growing to over 400 past and present members
  • Raising over $300,000 in financial and in-kind gifts
  • Hosting multiple lectures and social events

Media Recognition:

  • Dallas Morning News
  • PaperCity
  • D Magazine Blog
  • Dallas Modern Luxury
  • Park Cities People
  • RSVP Calendar Blog
  • My Sweet Charity Blog
  • Luella & June
  • CultureMap Dallas

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Luke Kline

What is your involvement with TAG? :
Luke has been serving on the TAG Advisory Board since 2015 when he reached out to the Think Ahead Group on how to get more involved and help raise awareness on brain health.

Tell us a little about your background:
Luke is originally from Dallas. He attend the University of Texas at Austin and returned to his home city after graduation. He currently serves as the Vice President of Acquisitions at Mill Creek Residential Trust.

What made you interested to join TAG? :
Luke's father was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s in Spring 2013. He felt an immediate connection with the work that TAG was doing. Luke wanted to contribute anyway he could, so he decided to join TAG in order to help raise brain health awareness and funds to support the research and programs at the Center for BrainHealth.

What are some of your favorite things to do in Dallas? :
Luke enjoys attending TAG events. He loves the opportunity to meet new people in the DFW area and hearing BrainHealth updates.

Why should young professionals get involved with TAG?:
Luke believes young professionals should join TAG because it is a great organization with a diverse group of young people that are working towards a great cause that will benefit our entire generation.