Tara Barnas

Tara Barnas


As the Associate Director, Communications and Marketing, Tara Barnas leads Innovate Calgary's corporate marketing and communication activities. With over 13 years of diverse experience in communications, public relations, brand management, marketing, collateral development and event planning and execution, she helps support University of Calgary spin-out companies with developing essential marketing strategies to help their business move forward.

Expertise and background:

  • University of Calgary Alumnus (Bachelors of Communications and Culture)
  • Sr. Manager, Public Relations, Loblaw Companies Ltd.
  • Support Role, Corporate Social Responsibility, Loblaw Companies Ltd.
  • Member, International Association of Business Communicators
  • Board Member, ASTech Foundation
  • Communications Consultant
  • Former Owner, President, Clear Communications