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Tarah Warner

Assistant Professor of Practice
351 Wallace Hall
295 West Campus Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

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Tarah is the President and Chief Executive Officer for TMW Productions, LLC and Weddings by TMW Productions, LLC. She has earned experience in the fields of customer service, sales, marketing, front-line food service, hospitality, event planning, contracted food service management, catering, business data and analytics. She has been fortunate to be a part of the following organizations; Compass Group North America accounts such as DePaul University, Elmhurst College and Dominican University. Additional companies include Radisson Hotels and Johnson & Wales University. Her experience has brought her from the state of Pennsylvania to Illinois, Rhode Island, New Jersey and Virginia. She is a Rotarian with the Pawtuxet Valley Rotary Club and was the President of the club from 2017-2019. Tarah also planned and advised Rotary District 7950 on their annual District Conference.  She was selected to receive the prestigious Paul Harris Fellow award.  Tarah possesses an A.S. in Restaurant Management, B.S. in Food Service Management with a concentration in Event Sales and Meeting Management, and an M.B.A. in Accounting from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island.  She is also a Certified Food Management Professional.


  • HTM 3424 Event Management