Erin Tarr hails from Southern Illinois, but after receiving her bachelors degree in history education she decided to make Champaign her forever home. Her passion for personal development and education led her to start “Be the Benchmark” – an organization designed to empower girls by teaching them how to Choose their thoughts, Create their lives, and Change the world.
She is married to her camp sweetheart (Adam Tarr – athletic trainer at Carle & Centennial), and raising three fierce girls (Adsen – 10, Finley – 7 & Logan – 3). As the definition of an extrovert she can be found all over town and all over facebook.
Highlights of her life include:
- her wedding day in 2003
- helping to start a new church and a new school in Chambana (both in 2004)
- the birth of each of her daughters (2008, 2010, 2015)
- eye opening/life altering trip to Liberia, Africa in 2013
- starting a podcast in 2018