Tara Padua (ICF-PCC, CMC) has 20 years of experience including roles in talent development, sales leadership, private equity, public finance and political administration. She is sought-after to drive growth and develop leaders in challenging and dynamic environments.

Currently serving as Senior Partner at TeamPossible, Tara is also a member of the Forbes Coaches Council and Master Coach at The Muse. Tara has worked with leaders at numerous startups, corporations and institutions, including: Cartier, Citigroup, Conde Nast, Cornell Executive Education, Culture Amp, DashBid, Deloitte, Deutsche Bank, Dexcom, Diesel, Dow Jones, Facebook, Fox, Levi, Louis Vuitton, Microsoft, Moody's, MTV, Rodale, Siemens, Skechers, Soundcloud, T-Mobile, The Federal Reserve, Volvo and more.

Tara is also the co-founder of NextFem and the host of The NextFem Podcast, where she's leading the conversation about what it means to be a modern woman.

Tara previously served as Partner, Senior Leader and Head of Sales at Accomplishment Coaching, a boutique leadership development and coach training firm. During her tenure she led their expansion to three new cities, coached and managed their sales teams and facilitated the flagship program in five cities.

Tara is a Professional Certified Coach and Certified Mentor Coach through the International Coaching Federation. She received her BA in Spanish Literature from Bard College and has completed advanced studies at the Lacoste School of Arts. Tara is a native of the Catskills region of New York and resides in Manhattan.