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Tara Jenkins

Chief of Staff

Tara was appointed Chief of Staff in April 2024. She leads the Executive Office, which includes supporting the Chief Executive Officer, Board of Commissioners and Stakeholder Relations. Tara previously served as Director of Executive Services and prior to that as Associate Chief of Staff, where she was responsible for Board relations, Board and Executive processes and procedures, and Virginia Housing building operations.

Prior to joining Virginia Housing, Tara spent 14 years with three Fortune 500 corporations in the Richmond region, most recently at Markel Group Inc. where she led an operation within global finance.

She enjoys working at Virginia Housing because the mission aligns with her purpose in life of helping to close the socioeconomic gap. She enjoys building relationships with associates and the work culture.

Tara holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology and Logistics from Virginia State University, and a Master of Business Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University. When not focusing on her role at Virginia Housing, Tara enjoys spending time with her wife Tierra and their children, Taj and True.