Professional Profile: Tara Bono 2018
Name: Tara Bono
Title: Manager, Customer Experience and Community Partnerships
Company: EmPower Solar and Storage; Board Member of LISEIA
Location: Island Park, NY
Birthplace: Queens, NY
Education: Bachelors - Stony Brook, MPA - Baruch
First job: Citizens Campaign for the Environment
First job in real estate or allied field: EmPower Solar
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I have been a manager at EmPower Solar for the last five years. Going forward, I plan to help the company expand into new territories and programs to help deploy more clean energy!
How do you unwind from a busy day? A walk through Heckscher State Park with my fiancé and dogs or training in the gym for my upcoming Fight for Charity in November!
Favorite book or author: Currently reading “Shantaram” by Gregory David Roberts and enjoying it!
Last song/album that you purchased/downloaded? Dave Matthews Band, “Come Tomorrow”
One word to describe your work environment: Open
Rules to live by in business: You never know who you’re talking to, or what door could open for you next. Remember that “Decisions are made by those who show up.”
If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but not related to you) who would it be and where would you go?
What is your dream job? It changes often, but if I could, I would move to an off-grid solar powered home upstate and be a haven for shelter dogs waiting to be adopted.