Tara joined theKFORDgroup in September 2020 as a Controllership Manager.
Tara’s background includes 20 years of diverse accounting experience in controllership, management, and tax. Having worked for both domestic and international companies doing controllership, payroll, bookkeeping, cost accounting, inventory management, ERP implementations, and internal audit, Tara’s experience is a welcomed compliment to theKFORDgroup! In industry, Tara obtained a Greenbelt in Six Sigma Certification in process improvements.
Her public tax experience includes individual and small business Schedule C, SCorp, and Partnership tax. Additionally, she has experience in not-for-profit setup and tax returns and is a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor for QuickBooks Online. She is passionate about analyzing data, providing data-driven and creative solutions, and enjoys a team environment.
Born and raised in San Antonio, Tara received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration from The University of Texas at San Antonio.
Outside of work, she enjoys spending time gardening, playing with her three German Shepherds, and grilling on the back patio with her husband and 9-year old son on their small cow farm. Tara also enjoys traveling, quick workouts, and reading about current events in her free time.