Who's Tara Patterson?

Hello! I am Tara Patterson, and I’m thrilled to be a new member of the Valko team.

There is nothing more important to me than building meaningful relationships and providing a positive client experience. I started my career as a mortgage agent through a personal refinance experience and I have been growing in this industry for 3 years. In that time, I have been awarded Waterloo Region Record Awards for 2019 and 2020 and now 2021, and I enjoy running community events. You may have seen me around!

In previous careers I was a Commercial Underwriter for 8 years in the insurance industry however I have my ECE and a BA in Child Studies and I worked with children including operating my own home daycare as well!

My favorite thing is spending time with family and friends. I have an incredible and supportive husband and two amazing girls.  We have three rescue pets, two cats and a dog. 

I love taking photos, loud music in the car, and dance parties in the kitchen with my girls.   You can also find me binge watching Netflix and enjoying a cup of tea or a good wine. 

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