ADR Vantage, Inc. is delighted to announce the selection of Tara B. Taylor, MPA as its new Managing Director. Tara has worked as a contractor for ADR Vantage since 2016 and has already built a strong reputation with many current clients and stakeholders.

At ADR Vantage, Tara will provide leadership in planning and implementing strategic direction for the firm, managing and directing multiple client engagements, and providing direct client services, including conflict management, team building and strategic planning services. In addition, she will lead the firm’s diversity, equity and inclusion consulting practice.

Tara has vast experience in program management, curriculum design and delivery, and organizational and leadership development. She is an accomplished ADR practitioner with over 20 years of providing mediation, facilitation and consulting services to individuals as well as public and private organizations. Most recently she served as the Education & Outreach Director for the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights.

Tara also brings a deep knowledge and passion for diversity, equity, and inclusion work and how that can build stronger, more engaged, and more resilient teams in organizations of any size, across all sectors of industry.

“The workplace of the 2020’s is as diverse and complex as it has ever been, and ADR Vantage is committed to staying in step with our clients’ opportunities and evolving challenges,” according to ADR Vantage Founder and President, Dianne Lipsey. “Tara deepens our capacity to support individuals and organizations in their efforts to work better together and brings new dimension to our 26-year history of exceptional client-centered services.”   

Please join us in welcoming Tara as the new Managing Director of ADR Vantage.