Tara Sakraida Parker is an experienced real estate attorney, professional gift planner and successful nonprofit fundraiser living in Washington, D.C. For nearly a decade, Tara handled sophisticated real estate finance and land use regulatory issues as a transactional attorney. Before moving to DC, Tara served as Director of Gift Planning and Director of Major Gifts at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where she helped solicit and close one of the largest gifts to the UCLA College of Letters and Science. Tara serves as a philanthropic advisor and Board member for several nonprofit organizations, including Johns Hopkins’ new Adult Primary Immunodeficiency Center of Excellence. She and her husband Rich Parker, an esteemed antitrust litigator at Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, live on Q Street.