Tara Ryan

Associate Partner

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Tara is an Associate Partner at NU Advisory Partners specializing in C-suite placements for high-growth venture, private equity-backed and public technology companies. She is known for her persistence and commitment to her clients as both an advocate and trusted thought partner who delivers exceptional talent.

Prior to NU, Tara was a Principal in the Go-to-Market and EdTech practices at True Search. Before True, she worked at Swing Education, a tech-enabled marketplace, where she played a key role in driving strategy and business development. Tara received her BA in history from Boston College. She is based in Boston, MA.


Boston College: BA (History)


Tara loves hiking, pilates, and golf, as well as playing the piano. She’s an avid traveler who celebrates good food & wine. You can often find her in the kitchen whipping up the next best meal. Tara is active with several nonprofits focused on youth education and food insecurity.