Tara Sandhu is a highly accomplished professional with expertise in risk management, compliance, and fraud prevention. With a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Denison University and a Master of Arts in Economics (Quantitative) from Northeastern University, Tara has a deep understanding of data-driven analysis and strategic planning. She also holds a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) designation from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, which showcases her expertise in investigating fraud incidents.
Tara has held various leadership roles at high-growth technology companies, including Stripe, Plaid, and Gusto!. She has worked as Head of Community Operations and Risk Operations Manager at Stripe, where she utilized her knowledge of risk management to develop and manage policies and procedures for mitigating fraud risks. Additionally, she has extensive experience in risk consulting and forensic analysis, having worked as a Risk Consulting-Forensic Analyst at KPMG.
Tara's background includes a strong focus on risk governance and compliance, which stems from her previous positions as Program Manager - Risk at Stripe, Risk & Regulatory Compliance Lead at Plaid, and Internal Risk at Gusto!. Prior to her work in risk management, Tara worked as a Corporate, Foundation, and Government Researcher at Northeastern University, where she conducted extensive research to identify and secure funding opportunities.
Overall, Tara's diverse background in economics, risk management, and compliance has equipped her with a unique skill set that allows her to excel in the field of fraud prevention and risk management.