Following the completion of a commerce degree at the University of Victoria, Tara Benham began working in public practice and obtained her Chartered Accountant designation with Ernst & Young, Victoria, in 1995. She moved to Vancouver to work with KPMG as a tax specialist from 1997 to 2003, then relocated to Vancouver Island to work with Hayes Stewart Little & Co. as a Principal. Tara is now a Partner at Grant Thornton LLP.
She consistently volunteers on boards and professional committees, as well as at her daughter's school.
Tara joined the BC Chamber Board in 2012 and serves on the Audit Committee.
She is based in Duncan and represents the Vancouver Island & Gulf Islands region for the BC Chamber Board.