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Meet PR Expert and Speaker Tara Coomans

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An award-winning, 20+ year veteran of communications, Tara Coomans is a dynamic speaker who engages and inspires audiences. Naturally curious with an uncanny “ability to read the room,” Coomans has also moderated hundreds of panels, events, and corporate forums. Coomans is a long-standing board member, both at the national and local levels of Social Media Club, the subcommittee leader of NCIA’s speaker’s bureau, a member of Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), American Marketing Association (AMA), and a member of Conscious Capitalism.

Coomans started her agency in 2008, then as Akamai Marketing where she quickly became known as a social media expert. Upon moving to Los Angeles, the firm eventually became Avaans Media and expanded its communications and public relations services to emerging industries, hyper-growth companies, and purpose-driven brands.

As an outspoken speaker and writer since 2008, Coomans has established herself as a communication and public relations expert speaking to audiences ranging from 50 to 500. Coomans’ distinct background encompasses public relations, social media and event marketing. She speaks on purpose-driven PR and earning trust in communications.

Tara’s presentations are known for Inspiring audiences.
Time and again, people walk away feeling invigorated and empowered. If you’re looking to delight your audience and attendees, Tara Coomans will be happy to Collaborate with you on one of her existing presentations or work with you to Innovate an entirely new presentation.

Tara does presentations of all types:
Keynote Presentations.
Panel Discussions and Moderation.
Audiences from 50-500.

Tara is easy to work with as a speaker. She’ll make your life easier with all the tools you need, right at hand.


For over a decade, Tara Coomans has shared her distinct PR perspectives and entrepreneurial experiences with audiences, the media, and organizations.

See some of her past writing and speaking engagements here.


Syndicated Writings

Tara Coomans Speaking Clips (YouTube Playlist)

Selected Media Coverage

But it isn’t ALL about work for Tara Coomans. Get to know Coomans through her personal writing about interests and perspectives.

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