Tara, Kimberly and Liz have known each other for almost 20 years. Their friendship and professional respect for each other is one reason that Leaderally came to be. With a combined 60 years of experience leading and developing new employees as well as developing and implementing dozens and dozens of successful processes, campaigns and products, they are SO excited to continue their work with educators. Leaderally is guided by and dedicated to the memory of Ali Laputka. She was an amazing woman, wife, friend and all around fantastic human, who lost a fierce battle in October, 2016.
Most recently, Tara was the director of a blended model private school. Tara’s work history also includes executive level management, sales, leadership development and instructional practices for children and adults. In addition, Tara led a team to deliver quality professional development to teachers and administrators in school settings across the US, the United Kingdom, Canada and Australia. Tara has a passion for delivering excellent customer experience and for helping teachers reach their potential in delivering quality education to their students. Tara has a Bachelor of Science from Boston University and a Masters of Education from Lesley University. Tara was born and raised in the Boston area. She lives with her husband, Mike and her three brilliant children.
Kimberly is a proven leader in management, sales, marketing and operations. She has been recognized for her keen understanding of the need for creative solutions to developing successful leaders in the education field. She is respected for a commitment to developing and motivating focused teams to achieve their goals. She believes that there is no greater calling than to teach our youth and is passionate about supporting those who have chosen to be education professionals. Kimberly has a Bachelor of Arts from Northwestern College and a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership from American University. Kimberly has three children and a wonderful husband named Michael. They live in Washington D.C.
Liz has a passion and a rich skill set in leadership development, and has developed recruiting, leadership and sales training for hundreds of employees before moving into the Marketing Director role for a large education company. In former years, as the Director of Development, Liz developed and led a large team of managers to open small, seasonal, education clinics across the globe. She demonstrates excellence in both direct sales, customer care and sales management. Liz has a Bachelor of Arts from Miami University. She is married to a super smart guy named Noah and has three kids, two dogs and a fish. They all live in Morristown, NJ.