Tara joins SHG with a diverse background in hotel management, sales and marketing, and team building. Getting her start in the hotel industry in 1992, Tara has held numerous positions with hotel brands such as Super 8, Heartland Inn, Holiday Inn, Comfort Inn, and Country Inn & Suites.
From 2006 to 2017 she served as the General Manager of the Country Inn & Suites Northwood, IA at Diamond Jo Casino. Which lead to a promotion as Regional Manager with Venerts Hotel Management in 2017. There she oversaw eight multi-branded hotels, as well as being involved with new construction and renovations. Tara’s passion for the hospitality industry was recognized in 2017 when she was honored by the Iowa Lodging Association as the Hotelier Employee of the Year. Tara prides herself on her desire to make each day a success as she strives to bring out the best in everyone. Because she believes that together we can achieve anything we set our minds to.