Tara Payne is an Assistant Vice President, Communications at BPI, where she writes the BPInsights weekly newsletter, helps craft messaging and communications materials and writes and edits BPI content.

Mrs. Payne previously covered finance, tech and telecom from a policy angle as a reporter at Morning Consult and Bloomberg Law. Her coverage included major M&A transactions, financial regulation, tax policy overhauls and financial technology developments. More recently, Tara lived in Beijing with her husband and daughter and studied Mandarin Chinese.

Mrs. Payne is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.