Tara has 35 years of bank industry experience. She was the Managing Director of Deutsche Bank and Relationship Manager, Latin America and Canada at Deutsche Asset Management and more recently, Senior Vice President at Boston Common Asset Management. She is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business.
At Deutsche Bank, Tara served as the Co-Head of the Global Client Group for Latin America, directing the Company’s new business efforts in the region. In her career, Tara has served as a Portfolio Manager for Alpha Emerging Markets Equity and as a Lead Manager for Kemper Latin America, the Scudder Latin American Investment Trust and
Institutional portfolios. Previously, she was a Co-Lead Manager for the DWS Latin America Fund (formerly Scudder Latin America Fund) and the Brazil Fund. Before this, she worked in Financial Transaction Management for the Latin American Merchant Bank at Bankers Trust, where she was the Chief Debt Negotiator at numerous Latin American debt restructurings (Brady Plans) and co-managed the corporate finance
activities for the Andean Group. Prior to joining, Tara worked at Chase Manhattan Bank and at Inter-American Development Bank.
Tara holds her BA from University of Notre Dame and MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business. She is a Board Member of Accion International, LASPAU, Academic and Professional Program for the Americas, World Education and Development Fund (Worldfund), the Helen Kellogg Institute for International Affairs at the University of Notre Dame, and EcoEnterprises Fund of the Nature Conservancy.