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Tara Alford

Executive Vice President, Consumer Banking Director

Nashvillian Tara Alford is Executive Vice President, Consumer Banking Director for CapStar with responsibility over the Retail and Private Banking divisions. She has more than two decades of experience in financial and retail services.

After beginning her career in retail, Tara joined Bankers Trust Company, later purchased by State Street Bank. There she was a Director of Global Securities Services, leading a large Custody division for U.S. Securities. Tara joined Fifth Third Bank in 2005 as a Vice President, Retail Regional Manager, managing twelve Financial Centers across Davidson, Williamson and Rutherford counties. She was subsequently promoted and served as Senior Vice President and Head of the Investment Advisors division for Fifth Third Private Bank. She led a team that provided Wealth Planning, Investment Management, Private Banking, Risk Management and Trust Services.

Tara serves on the board and Executive Committee for Friends of Warner Parks. She also serves on the Better Business Bureau (BBB) board and participates on several committees. Tara is a past board member and two-term Board Chair of the Patricia Hart Society of the United Way of Williamson County. She received the United Way Leader of the year award in 2009. She graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville with a B.S. in Business Management and has completed the Scarlett Leadership Executive program through Belmont University.


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