Tara Giuliano currently serves as Marketing Director at Morningstar where she is responsible for leading marketing for institutional products. Tara has over 12 years of experience in financial services marketing with specific knowledge of advertising, branding, marketing strategy, public relations, communications and sales promotion. Prior to joining Morningstar in 2011, she worked as the Director of Marketing & Communication for Allianz Global, and has also held marketing management roles at Nationwide. Tara currently serves as the President of the Chicago American Marketing Association and as a marketing consultant to non–profits and start–ups. She has a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from The Ohio State University and is pursuing a Master's degree from DePaul University. Tara mentors dozens of young professionals in Chicago and published a self–help book in 2008.