Tara brings depth, curiosity and an edgy, holistic approach to her practice. Her 30-year career as an executive in various companies and industries provides her with a depth of experience in generating results; aligning teams & C-level leaders; listening to stakeholders; translating learning into results; cultivating & leading collaborative teams capable of extraordinary results and adopting essential practices necessary to be nimble in a time of great change.
She received her B.S. in Marketing & Management and subsequently graduated from Sophia University with her Masters in Transpersonal Psychology specializing in Creativity & Innovation. Tara is the principal of her own Executive Coaching practice, is the President of Pottery Northwest, the Co-Chair of the local ArtTable chapter, and the Treasurer of the Uptown Arts & Culture Coalition.
For over 30 years Tara has pursued the integration of her three great passions - art, business and the big questions. She is committed to supporting clients create a whole life - fulfillment in all areas of one's life. Tara practiced & performed Japanese tea ceremony as a child; was president of a technology services company at 23yrs of age; studied theology with to-be priests; traveled Israel with Benedictine monks; studied with Sufi mystics; lived in Germany as a Rotary scholar dwelling in student housing run by Japanese nuns who spoke German while working for two photographers and learning tango; learned from the Achuar people in the Amazon jungle; and got married in Bali. Tara's personal art practices include abstract oil painting & drawing, ceramic sculpture, photography, encaustic, knitting and dance.
Colleagues & Collaborators
When scale and scope require it, Tara may recommend bringing in well-trusted colleagues and collaborators to provide clients with the breadth and depth of support they need to accomplish extraordinary work.