Our board member Tamara Carlisle is an entrepreneur with more than 30 years of experience building and running companies such as Big Kids, Inc., the leading distribution company for independently produced children’s entertainment; Lights Out, Inc.; and other business ventures. In addition, she has been heavily involved in real estate and has bought, remodeled and sold numerous residential and commercial properties over the past 15 years. In addition to running Blair & Carlisle Homes with partner Donna Blair, Tamara leads the majority of staging projects at Blairfield Realty, which she joined in 2012 as the VP of Operations. Tamara is passionate about children’s issues and has played key roles in fundraising for Austin High School’s Academy of Global Studies as well as numerous elementary schools in Austin. She also served as Board President for the non-profit Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company for 10 years. Tamara resides with her partner Donna Blair in Barton Hills and is so proud of her daughter Gracie, a junior at TCU and son, Max, a freshman at Miami University at Oxford, Ohio.
We are so very blessed to have her on our board!