Tara is an HR Consultant at ERC who shares responsibility for co-managing the HR Help Desk. In that role, she provides members with professional guidance on all things HR. Tara’s focus is on supporting and educating organizations 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, such as recruiting and hiring, benefits, drug and substance abuse policies, and employee engagement and satisfaction.
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 holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations and French from Lake Forest College. She earned her law degree, with distinction, from Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law.