Tara Hickey is a CLA Consultant with a passion for empowering clients to tackle challenging problems to create positive change within any type of system – organizations, businesses, communities, and individuals.
Prior to joining CLA, Tara served as a Research Analyst at Diamond Management and Technology Consultants where she was responsible for in-depth market analysis to support the firm’s business development efforts. Tara also launched Diamond’s Research Center in India.
In addition, Tara brings extensive experience in the non-profit sector, including consulting work with KIPP Philadelphia Schools and two years as a social work intern in outpatient oncology at the Abramson Cancer Center at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Tara’s varied work experience across the private and non-profit sectors affords her a dynamic perspective and appreciation for the unique challenges of each client.
Tara holds an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, a Master’s of Social Work (MSW) from Penn’s School of Social Policy and Practice, and a BA in Psychology and Anthropology from the University of Notre Dame. Tara loves all things active, including skiing, soccer, volleyball, and firstname.lastname@example.org