Tara has lived in Avon since 2008. She and her husband James have 3 children, James Jr, Caitlin and Noah who all attend Avon Schools. She has been an active volunteer with the Avon Schools. She has served as both President and Treasurer of the Avon Early Childhood PTA and the Avon PTA, which supports the Early Learning Center and East, She has been a room parent involved with her children's classrooms and has helped to organize and run various fundraising activities at all 3 elementary buildings in Avon. Tara has also volunteered with Junior Achievement teaching entrepreneurship and financial understanding to children grades K-12.
Tara has an undergraduate degree from John Carroll University, an MBA from Baldwin Wallace College and was a Branch Manager with PNC bank in Avon for 12 years, before staying at home with her children.