Tara Place, MBA

Tara Place, MBA, Vice President, Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness

Tara joined Catamaran as Vice President, Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness in November 2021. She brings more than 20 years of experience in all aspects of human resources, implementing organizational strategies to drive business results and support high-growth companies. As a global human resources leader, Tara has broad experience and proven expertise in building cultures that attract, retain and develop world class talent. Prior to joining Catamaran, Tara led human resources at Chiasma, Inc., where she oversaw all organizational development and HR initiatives, including talent acquisition, leadership development, and employee retention strategies, as the company transitioned to a commercial biotech organization. During her tenure with Vertex Pharmaceuticals and Biogen, Tara held leadership roles in many aspects of human resources, including talent acquisition, learning and development, employee engagement, and diversity and inclusion. Tara holds a BA in Psychology from Boston University and an MBA from Simmons Graduate School of Management.