Tara Anderson

Director of Engagement

Tara.Anderson@CrescentCove.org | 952.426.4711 x4

Tara Anderson joined the Crescent Cove staff as its Director of Engagement in April 2017. In this role, Tara oversees the fundraising and communication activities for Crescent Cove.

Most recently, Tara served as director of alumni relations and annual giving at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health since 2013. Prior to that role, she was the alumni director for IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law for five and half years, served as manager of donor relations at Swedish Covenant Hospital, and is a former staff member of the University of Illinois Alumni Association.

A graduate of the University of Illinois, Tara earned a bachelor’s degree in food and agribusiness management and a master’s degree in public administration. She has served in volunteer roles with NAADA (National Agriculture Alumni and Development Association), CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education), and the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Tara joined Crescent Cove to help the organization achieve its goal of opening the Crescent Cove Respite & Hospice Home for Kids, which opened in May 2018. A native of Illinois, Tara currently resides in Saint Paul with her daughter where she enjoys being active through running and playing sports, and cheering on her home state sports teams. 

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