Tara is an HR Consultant with ERC. She shares responsibility for co-managing ERC’s HR Help Desk, where she provides members with information and professional guidance on a variety of HR and general business-related topics. Tara also delivers consultation on HR projects to ERC members and clients. She will meet with ERC members to discuss our services as well.
Tara’s focus is on federal and state employment laws, including FMLA, FLSA, ADA, and WARN. She monitors regulatory and legislative developments and trends affecting employers. Tara also provides guidance on managing general employment matters, compliance, employee engagement and satisfaction, handbook and policy development, and training.
Before joining ERC, Tara served the Office of the Ohio Attorney General, where she represented the Ohio Lottery Commission in administrative hearings. She also worked as an associate attorney at a regional law firm, where she handled a wide range of civil litigation matters.
Tara is a Certified Professional by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-CP). She earned her law degree with distinction from Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law. She holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations and French from Lake Forest College.