Tara Constantine

Tara joined the Craft3 team in April 2014 and is the Operations Administrator. Tara provides support to each of the Craft3 offices with filing, distribution of mail, routing incoming calls, setting up company events, creating monthly reports, maintaining the operation manual, data entry, assists with recruitment efforts, and maintaining company supplies.   

Prior to joining the Craft3 team, Tara worked for the Oregon Department of Forestry as an Office Specialist and Acting Office Manager.  Prior to that, she worked for the City of Astoria, fire department for over nine years as their Administrative Assistant. 

Tara received her Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Science from Oregon State University and an Associates of Arts Degree in Liberal Arts from Clatsop Community College. 

Tara is active in her community volunteering with several organizations.  She is the coordinator for Safe Kids North Coast setting up child safety fairs, child safety seat clinics, and bike rodeos in Clatsop County.  She is a 4-H leader, assists with her son’s Boy Scout Troop, and volunteers with the Nordic Viking Scandinavian Dance Group.     

Craft3 is a nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) providing loans that strengthen businesses, families and the environment throughout Oregon and Washington. With capital support from financial, philanthropic and religious institutions and corporations, government agencies and accredited individual investors, Craft3 has invested more than $400 million in Northwest communities since 1994.