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Award-winning administrative leader.

Executive support expert.

Travel enthusiast.

Passionate about fostering the success of business owners and the administrative professionals who support them.  


I’m Tara Sims — founder, owner, and CEO of Evolved Assistant. A New Orleans native, I currently call Atlanta home.  As an administrative leader, I am driven by my passion to support business owners to success.

I founded Evolved Assistant to leverage my talents by supporting POC and women-owned businesses and to empower administrative

professionals to elevate and evolve their careers.

After graduating from Denison University, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, I started my career as a college recruiter serving as Assistant Director of Admissions in traditional and proprietary institutions.

    My Story

    The Skills to Support Operational Success

    Over a successful 20-year career, I have evolved into a dynamic, strategic problem solver and executive partner supporting C-suite leaders and other senior-level professionals within Fortune 500 companies. I am driven to build successful, collaborative relationships and support executive and organizational success, as my proven ability to adapt to changing business needs, workplace cultures, executive personalities, and work styles demonstrates. I possess extensive expertise in traditional administrative functions, while also offering a unique background in administrative leadership, team building, and coaching. I also use my extensive experience and network of resources to coordinate events from small meetings to multi-day conferences, to large-scale private events.


    People-focused and Partnership-oriented

    Understanding human behavior is crucial to shaping organizational programs and practices to align with business needs and scalable growth initiatives. As an administrative leader, I leverage my executive support expertise, organizational skills, and coaching abilities to guide the virtual assistant professionals on my team to build successful partnerships with clients and deliver exceptional support results.

    Accolades and Interests

    I have had the privilege of being recognized by my peers as a recipient of the 2021 Admin Awards Leadership Award and a featured guest on The Leader Assistant Podcast and The EA Campus Podcast.

    When I’m not brainstorming new ways to foster business success, you can find me doing a HIIT workout, walking on one of Georgia’s many scenic trails, on a traveling adventure, or enjoying a great meal with family and friends. I am also a licensed cosmetologist, a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., a Patient Navigator and a member of the Speakers Bureau for the Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research.

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