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ISDS Welcomes Tara Conway as Executive Assistant

On June 15, ISDS welcomed Tara Conway to the staff as Executive Assistant.

On June 15, ISDS welcomed Tara Conway to the staff as Executive Assistant. Tara comes to the Society as a well-educated and highly qualified executive administrator, most recently serving as Director of Administration and Integration of H.D. Smith-AmerisourceBergen in Springfield. During her tenure at H.D. Smith, she progressively moved into various positions, including Executive Administrator, Office of the Chairman; Manager, Compensation and Benefits; Compensation Analyst; and Assistant to the CEO. 

Her career also includes progressive experience at Corporate Endowment Solutions (Springfield), where she held the positions of Office Administrator, Case Manager and Assistant Director of Administration. Tara holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Illinois State University with a double minor in Political Science and Psychology. 

In her role as executive assistant, Tara will primarily provide administrative support to Executive Director Eric Larson by coordinating the Board of Trustees meetings, ISDS House of Delegates, ADA Delegation Caucuses, Component Relations, Dental Leaders Conference and triennial Board Retreat. She will also work closely with Associate Executive Director Lee Ann Beane; Government Relations Director Dave Marsh, including DENT-IL-PAC responsibilities; and ISDS Foundation Executive Director Jennifer Walker. 

Tara resides in Auburn with her husband and three children. Extend a warm welcome to her at