Tara Kovach, CFP®

Tara Kovach, CFP®

Financial Advisor/Director of Operations

Tara grew up in Portland, Oregon and graduated from Manhattan School of Music, in New York City, with a degree in musical composition. During her time at conservatory she developed an interest in the backstage workings of opera production which resulted in a thirty-year career as an opera stage manager and production administrator.

Tara is excited to be joining the team of MillerMcCurry. Tara first met Stu in 2008 when she moved to Pittsburgh from New Orleans and Stu was serving on the board of the Pittsburgh Opera. Prior to joining MillerMcCurry, Tara served as the Director of Production at Pittsburgh Opera for six years where she managed the work of a diverse group of individuals comprising managers, designers, directors, and represented stage personnel.  Other stakeholder relationships included board members, volunteers, vendors, local constituents, and peers across the industry nationwide.

Charged with direct supervision of all the company’s production operations, she established long range planning and deliverable milestones, and maintained a dedicated system to manage their timely delivery; prepared initial expense estimates and ongoing revisions and forecasts; and prepared and implemented plans and schedules for all aspects of rehearsal and performance with a high degree of flexibility to respond to changing conditions.

Tara has two grown children and is an active member at her church, where she has served on numerous committees. Tara has many hobbies which include the continuous development of a deer and rabbit resistant perennial garden, vegetarian gourmet cooking, and sewing vintage apparel.

Tara is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM professional and a member of the Estate Planning Council of Pittsburgh.