Tara is an HR Consultant with ERC. She shares responsibility for co-managing ERC’s HR Help Desk, where she provides members with resources and professional guidance on a variety of HR and general business-related topics, including compliance, employee engagement and satisfaction, and handbook/policy development.
Tara also delivers consultation on projects throughout the HR lifecycle, provides training to ERC members and clients, and partners with ERC members to discuss strategic solutions. Tara’s focus is on federal and state employment laws, including FMLA, FLSA, and ADA. She monitors regulatory and legislative developments and trends affecting employers.
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.