Tara has lived on Lake Erie for the past ten years in Marblehead, Ohio. She is currently the Executive Director at the Marblehead Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. Previously, she worked at the Port Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce for four years as the Communications Coordinator. She is a graduate of the Bowling Green State University with an Associates in Science. She has promoted Lake Erie for over six years throughout her positions through the local Chambers of Commerce. She has a one in a half year old named Bentley.