Tara joined the Columbus Partnership in March, 2018. She primarily supports the Columbus Partnership and Smart Columbus. Prior to that, Tara spent 16 years as a CPA with John Gerlach & Company accounting firm performing outsourced accounting functions for many central Ohio non-profit organizations.
A lifelong resident of central Ohio, Tara attended Columbus City Schools before receiving a BSBA in Finance from Ohio Northern University. She later attended Franklin University for accounting classes and received her CPA license in 2004.
Tara resides in Worthington with her husband and two children.