Tara serves as President of JCH Properties+, a real estate investment, consulting and development company that specializes in delivering urban lifestyle experiences through the conversion of underutilized real estate into “cool”, creative spaces.
Tara is also actively involved in the technology investment community, as an investor and Fund Manager of Reform Ventures, LLC, and board member of the Idea Village, a New Orleans technology accelerator program.
She spearheaded a regional initiative, NOME-New Orleans Music Economy, to attract the business side of the music industry to New Orleans, while Chair of Greater New Orleans, Inc, and remains a member of the Steering Committee.
Tara is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, MA, with a Master of Science Degree in Real Estate Development and a graduate of Loyola University New Orleans with a degree in Finance. She is President of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival Foundation, the not for profit that owns the New Orleans Jazz Festival and WWOZ radio station.