Tara worked as a corporate and securities attorney at the Washington, D.C. law firm Shaw Pittman (Pillsbury Winthrop), specializing in public and private equity work. Tara has been an active volunteer at Norwood School for the last 14 years, including six years of service on the Board of Trustees of the school. She currently serves on the Annual Fund Leadership Council at Brown University and does development work with leadership donors at Sidwell Friends School. Tara recently finished a 10-year term on the board of Kenwood Citizens Association, a civic organization in her neighborhood. She enjoys volunteering at her family’s temple, Washington Hebrew Congregation.