Tara has design experience working on a variety of building types including hospitality, corporate office and healthcare. In her role as principal, she serves as ESa’s in-house risk manager and participates on the AIA National Documents Committee. A LEED accredited professional and member of the U.S. Green Building Council Middle Tennessee Chapter, she is a champion of sustainability. Both in and outside of the office, Tara works with several industry and non-profit organizations, including the AIA, ULI, Women in Healthcare, American Heart Association, ACE Mentor Program and The Academies of Nashville. Tara was recognized by the Nashville Business Journal as a 2015 Woman of Influence for her work as a Community Supporter, and she is an alumnus of the Leadership Middle Tennessee Class of 2016. She has a passion for mentoring and giving back to the community, especially as it relates to the development of youth and young adults into future leaders.