Tara Groody

Sr. Executive Partner - EBP Consulting LLC

Leading Small Business Game Changer

Advisor Biography

Tara has 30+ years in Operational Small Business Development spanning a variety of industries including hospitality, retail, medical, dental, and non-profit organizations. She is an innovator, problem solver, and a high-level business executive with many talents.  Career challenges have built a drive in Tara to excel in each area of business. 


With consistent creative processes, building structure and promoting growth is what motivates her to utilize her passion for helping small business owner from going too far into the pitfalls of owning a small business.  Her skills are developed with continued learning that produces game changing results. With extensive experience and expertise in Operations and HR, Tara has spent 30+ years developing systems, goals, owner/executive staff development, overall team building, and the winning culture needed to succeed. She has created trust in her industry when companies rely on her expertise to create results. 


Tara has applied her knowledge, her heart to teach and influence companies like SkillsUSA for HS students, Calibrated Benefits Group, The Effective Leader LLC, Semper Fi Plumbing Inc, Various local Non-Profit Organizations, Boys and Girls Club of Phoenix, and LinkedIn Advisory Board to name a few.


Originally from Chicago, Tara moved with her family to Phoenix, Arizona in 1987.  Tara lives in Surprise, AZ with her husband and 14-year-old daughter.  She has a 21-year-old son in the Air Force and an 18 year old son in the plumbing industry.  As a desire to help those around her, Tara’s ambition is to develop individuals and businesses to gain knowledge that makes them successful!


2003 - Present

Owner - EBP Consulting LLC

  • Executive Development
  • Operations
  • Business Management

2016 - 2020

Sr. Operations Manager - Valley Environmental Resources

  • Business Management
  • Installation Manager
  • Service Manager
  • Human Resources
  • Operations

1995 - 2003

Business Consultant/Operational Management - Varied Companies

  • Recruiting
  • Human Resources
  • Finance Goals
  • Marketing
  • Benefit Sollutions
  • Cash Flow Forecasting
  • Operations

Advisor Skills

Performance Management

Operations Management

Business Development

Advisor Industries

Management Consulting

Professional Training and Development