Tara James

Tara James

Director - Finance & Accounting Search

Tara James began her career in the healthcare industry in 1991, and transitioned into the recruiting world in 2012, earning notable accomplishments throughout her career. Her expertise of the Texas market and her network of top Finance and Accounting talent are key attributes Tara brings to the Director of Finance and Accounting Search role at StevenDouglas. Tara is known by clients and candidates alike for her dedication to excellence in the recruiting process, and her unique ability to connect with the people she represents. She is well known as a “trusted” advocate for both clients and candidates alike.

Tara excels at placing positions from mid and senior-level F&A professionals to C-Suite roles in organizations ranging from non-profits to global, publicly-traded corporations. Prior to joining StevenDouglas, Tara spent 8 years as a Partner for one of the top boutique Accounting and Finance Search firms in Texas.

Tara has been featured in Austin Woman Magazine and is an active volunteer in the Austin Community through the National Charity League. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Michigan, and her Masters in Health Administration from Ohio University.

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