Tara Burkhart
President/CEO
Dodge City Area Chamber of Commerce

Tara graduated from Kansas State University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and a minor in leadership studies.  Upon graduation Tara worked for ALDI, a grocery retailer, as a District Manager for six years.  Those six years as a District Manager gave Tara the opportunity to live in three different states, manage over 100 employees and perfect her business and leadership skills.

Originally from Olathe, Kansas Tara moved to Dodge City in January 2016 and started working for PepsiCo in April 2016 as a Sales District Leader.  Tara joined the Dodge City Area Chamber of Commerce in January 2017 as the President. Tara is excited to be a part of the community and looks forward to helping enhance the business climate in Dodge City. 

Tara and her husband, Michael, enjoy spending their time cheering on the K-State Wildcats, attending auctions and spending time with family in Dodge City and Kansas City.