Tamara brings 10+ years of real estate development and asset management experience to Guardian. As Director of Real Estate, Tamara manages all of Guardian’s acquisition and development activities. Her experience includes site acquisition, risk analysis, contract negotiations, real estate financing, raising equity and capital, construction administration, marketing, and lease-up.
Prior to real estate, Tamara owned and operated a storefront in Portland, Oregon, negotiating leases, managing tenant improvements, and working with vendors. Tamara worked with a small civil engineering firm during the early 2000s residential boom and KPFF Engineering, providing land use planning and entitlement services for residential and commercial developers, and was the quality assurance coordinator for public projects. Tamara holds a BA in Public Administration from Washington State University.