Working as a leadership and organizational development consultant, Tara has a passion for empowering clients to tackle complex problems, adapt to changing environments and build healthy, generative companies and communities. Through her work at Cambridge Leadership Associates (CLA), Tara has extensive experience designing and delivering high impact leadership development programs for organizations spanning the private, non-profit and public sectors, including Microsoft, Acumen, Harvard Medical School, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Department of Health and Human Services.
Prior to joining CLA, Tara served as a consultant and research analyst at Diamond Management and Technology Consultants where she launched the company’s Research Center in India and was responsible for in-depth market analysis to support the firm’s business development efforts. In addition, Tara has worked as an oncology social worker within the University Pennsylvania Health System and as a consultant to KIPP Philadelphia Schools. Tara’s varied work experience affords her a dynamic perspective and appreciation for the unique challenges of each client.
Tara holds an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, a Master’s of Social Work (MSW) from Penn’s School of Social Policy and Practice, and a BA in Psychology and Anthropology from the University of Notre Dame. Tara loves all things active – most especially skiing, soccer, volleyball, yoga and running – and will never turn down an opportunity to travel.