Tara is the Managing Director of Xceed Consulting, working with some of Utahʼs leading technology companies on strategic initiatives and upscaling process, communication and performance through transitional phases of the company. Additionally, she works with early stage companies on developing funding strategies. Tara sits on the board of Kinect Capital and the executive board of the Women Tech Council.
Prior to Xceed, Tara was the Chief Operating Officer for 3DplusMe, a personalized merchandising platform for 3D printing. We built the leading customization software platform for 3D printed merchandise, partnering with major brands such as Disney, Marvel, Hasbro, NFL, Target and others. 3DplusMe was acquired by Whiteclouds in December of 2015.
Tara spent the bulk of her career in Private Equity as the Director of Operations at Mercato Partners, a growth capital investor with over $300 million under management. Previously, Tara managed Gazelle Investments, an angel investment fund as well as helped found and direct the Junto Partners program, a training program for entrepreneurs taught by Greg Warnock.
A true Ute, Tara has her B.S. in Business Management with an emphasis in Finance from the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business. Tara is an audible addict, enjoys exploring the outdoors here and abroad with her family and hitting slopes on powder days.