Tara Trout is Senior Vice President, Shareholder and Director of the Farm and Equine Division of AHT. Tara has spent most of her life in the Middleburg, Virginia area competing, teaching and participating as an avid enthusiast in several equestrian disciplines the area has to offer.
In 2002, after graduating JMU with a BBA, Tara joined AHT insurance as the Farm and Equine insurance specialist. With over 20 years of experience, Tara and the AHT team protect the lifestyle of clients across America and horses competing worldwide.
AHT is an insurance brokerage and consulting firm that listens to clients’ needs and finds appropriate holistic insurance solutions to protect their assets and wealth management plans. Full personal lines coverages are offered in every state, including home, auto, umbrella, valuables, watercraft, aircraft, travel, life, disability and long-term coverage. The products we offer provide a wide range of farm and equine insurance needed, including the farm package, auto, work comp, horse shows, trainer’s liability, clinics, mortality and major medical coverage and much more.
Tara has served on the Board of Directors for the Upperville Colt and Horse Show, Virginia Piedmont Heritage Area Association, Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties, Agency Council of Loudoun Mutual Insurance Company and is the Chair of The Farm and Ranch Insurance Coverage committee for RiskProNet International, a global network of over 250 agencies.
Tara remains fluent in industry changes and advancements through her membership in the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC designation), the Insurance Skills Center and the National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research and the Agribusiness Farm Insurance Specialist (AFIS designation). Tara has earned the prestigious Certified Advisor of Personal Insurance designation (CAPI) from the Aresty Institute of Executive Education at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and CHUBB.
Tara has been named to the 2018 Elite Women in Insurance list by Insurance Business Publication. This list includes 95 of the most trailblazing women who are raising the bar on gender equality in the insurance industry.