Pickford Business Coaching & Consulting , BKIN, BA – Bachelor of Kinesiology


Tara Pickford

Influencer & Speaker

Tara speaks internationally to a wide variety of audiences including women’s events, leadership trainings, education workshops, entrepreneur conferences and business seminars. Her ability to see a need and teach to it with actionable steps keeps audiences coming back for more.

Public Speaking

With Candour

Tara Pickford shares her story of rising from the ashes of a failing business to being a community expert and visionary in her field.

Now a serial entrepreneur, she shares tales from the trenches of her dance studio, costume and promotions business as well as her consulting business.

Audiences appreciated the candour with which Tara shares both the grit and grind, as well as the gratitude lessons, she has learned along the way as she has worked on becoming a community partner raising tomorrow’s leaders through the arts.

Business Coach

Public Speaker




Work With Tara

Tara Pickford is a speaker, author, and serial entrepreneur. As the owner and CEO of Ambition Performing Arts, Classion Designs, and Pickford Consulting, Tara spends most of her time raising tomorrow’s leaders.

Tara’s focus is on both the arts and providing direction and mentorship to business communities. Tara dedicates her life to teaching others how to be more and to reach further. When not mentoring, speaking, advocating, or consulting, Tara can be found teaching a dance class or spending quality time with her family in Airdrie, Alberta.

Tara Pickford teaching at Airdrie Chamber of Commerce


Tara and Pickford Consulting provides top notch coaching and consulting to business owners of all sizes. Tara's experience and knowledge in her own businesses helps her to provide practical and applicable coaching to all her clients. I love working with Tara to help grow my gusiness!
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Meghan Gordon
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Tara is incredibly knowledgeable, resourceful, and driven. It is always a pleasure working one-on-one with her on business projects and brainstorming ideas. I am very grateful to have met Tara and worked alongside her in several of her business ventures. If you are looking for someone who offers creative approaches, strong relationships, and complete honesty, then Tara is your person!
Tara is a genuine, from the heart, share it like it is coach. She is passionate about seeing others succeed and will stand behind the process of supportive growth in areas of life and business. Her sound business practices are detailed and thorough and her leadership is a gift!
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Christine Slaymaker
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