Tara joined the PayneWest team in Spokane as a select insurance account manager in 2018. Tara is excited to continue her insurance education while helping people along the way. Before coming to PayneWest, Tara was a small business owner for 18 years, providing medical office support and services for multiple specialty physicians and providers. Tara enjoys working closely with her Select team members, "Team Awesome," to provide a high level of customer satisfaction.She was born and raised in Spokane, Washington, and attended Spokane Falls Community College and Eastern Washington University. She loves volunteering every year on the Bloomsday race crew directing participants on a safe and successful race. In her free time, she enjoys spending family time with her husband and two children as well as two dogs. For fun, the family likes to hike, camp and boat at the many beautiful lakes in the Pacific Northwest.