Tara Ashton

Graphic Design Manager




Tara Ashton joined the Foundry Commercial team in 2017 and is responsible for the overall marketing strategy and implementation for the Nashville office. She is responsible for creating marketing collateral for proposals and pitching business development, asset branding, and overseeing the marketing strategy for each. She works directly with the brokerage teams and clients, providing creative direction and executing the projects’ needs in both print and digital.

Tara brings over 10 years of marketing and design experience. Prior to her role with Foundry, Tara oversaw the creative team at Kirkland’s, Inc. where she was instrumental in the execution of several national advertising campaigns. Her experience includes art directing as well as designing corporate communications while at Parthenon Publishing. At Foundry, Tara is an integral part of the overall Nashville business strategy and building the Foundry Commercial brand.

Tara has received recognition from Graphic Design USA with an American Inhouse Design award in 2019 and American Graphic Design Awards in 2020 and 2022 for her work in commercial real estate.


  • University of Southern Indiana, Bachelor of Science in Art & Design with a Marketing Minor

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer, LEGACY PR
  • Volunteer, Waiting for Wishes Celebrity Waiters Dinner