Tara has been in association management for over 25 years and has specific expertise in the management of medical association, conference planning and continuing medical education. She is the President of AME, Inc. Prior to starting AME, Inc. Tara worked for the Medical Association of Georgia in their contract specialty society staffing department. Tara started her own company in 2001 representing professional medical associations and serving the needs of small to medium sized medical associations needing professional staff. Since that time, Association Management Executives, Inc. has grown from one staff person to twelve and services clients with membership as small as 200 to as large as 3000.
Tara holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Vanderbilt University and majored in Human and Organizational Development. She holds the CAE (Certified Association Executive) and her CMP (Certified Meeting Professional). Tara is a native Atlanta, is married and has two daughters. She enjoys power walking with friends, spending time at the lake with her family and good food and good wine.