312.965.4235 ┃ direct
Tara Ogg, Regional Vice President
Tara Ogg serves as regional vice president for NorthStar Securities, LLC (NorthStar) covering Chicagoland where she manages NorthStar’s sales efforts and supports advisors.
Tara brings over 10 years of investment experience to her role and is responsible for providing communication and education on NorthStar’s various alternative investment products while cultivating relationships with advisors. Prior to her current position, she served as the regional sales consultant for NorthStar in the Chicagoland area. Tara joined NorthStar at the beginning of 2013 as a senior operations analyst where she gained experience in providing quality service to investors and resolving investor relations issues.
Prior to joining NorthStar, Tara worked as an internal wholesaler at Transamerica Funds, where she built strong relationships with advisors by providing mutual fund sales ideas and education. Tara also has experience working with retail clients in both service and sales capacities while at JPMorgan. Her knowledge and expertise within the financial industry allows her to provide superior service and support to advisors.
Tara will be living in the Chicagoland area and enjoys skiing, hiking, camping and playing tennis.
303.330.0075 ┃ direct
Ned Meloni, Regional Sales Consultant, AIF®
As the key home office contact, Ned Meloni is the dedicated regional sales consultant covering the Chicagoland region. Ned offers service and support to advisors along with tailored communication and education on NorthStar’s various alternative investment products.
Ned’s financial sales and service experience since 2000 gives him a sound understanding of how to partner with financial advisors to help meet client needs. Prior to joining NorthStar in 2014, he served as a financial specialist with the Wealth Strategies Group in Denver, where he provided wealth management solutions for individuals, families and business owners. Ned also held intermediary sales and service roles at Kornitzer Capital Management and Buffalo Funds for nearly six years, where he managed all aspects of the sales cycle. In addition, he served in internal and external sales roles at UMB Scout Funds and Transamerica.
Ned lives in Denver where he enjoys skiing, biking and Colorado’s outdoors. He is a passionate volunteer, legislative advocate and fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Association Denver chapter.Education
Bachelor of Arts, International Business and Economics, S.U.N.Y. College at Brockport, Accredited Investment Fiduciary®
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