At KBD Group, we know our employees are our greatest asset. We are excited to shine the spotlight on Tara Dillard. Tara has been with the company for 25 years. Tara works in the Accounting department along with eight other team members. She started as a receptionist and is now our Accounting Supervisor. Tara exemplifies our companies Core Values and has a deep knowledge of how our organization operates. She is a team player and collaborates well with other departments. We are incredibly grateful for Tara’s years of service to KBDG.
Question: Why did you choose your profession?
I really didn’t choose my profession as a permanent position. I was on a waiting list for nursing school and applied to a temp agency for a job. The agency sent me to the Kajima office in Memphis for a Receptionist position and here I am today, still employed.
Question: What do you like most about working at KBDG?
I like the work environment; Everyone is so helpful and willing to assist when needed.
Question: What is your proudest moment at KBDG?
One of my proudest moments is being celebrated after receiving my graduate degree.
Question: What do you find the most challenging at KBDG?
Department coordination can be challenging sometimes.
Question: How has KBDG helped you in your career development?
My supervisors are very supportive and encourage the expansion of knowledge through continuing education courses, seminars, workshops, etc.
Question: What do you do when you’re not at work? Share a fun fact about yourself
I have a large family and enjoy spending time with them. A fun fact about me is that I enjoy event planning. I have 22 years in family reunion planning for 300+ people.
Question: What advice would you give to new hires?
Develop good working relationships with your peers. Teamwork is an essential key to getting the job done.
Read what our CFO and Controller have to say about working with Tara Dillard.
“I thoroughly enjoy working with Tara. Her dedication and commitment to the KBD Group are inspirational. Her ability to navigate through the incredible volume and complexities of paying subs and vendors help contribute to the success of the KBD Group.” – Bona Allen, SVP & CFO
“Tara is always willing to help others and step in wherever needed. She is a tremendous asset to KBD and everyone that she works with.” – Jennie Robison, Controller
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