Tara Hogan Charles is an associate director of global government relations and public policy for The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G). Located in Washington, D.C., she is responsible for helping P&G navigate the legislative and public policy landscape covering a broad portfolio that includes advertising, digital marketing, intellectual property, brand protection, healthcare, privacy, cybersecurity and corporate social responsibility. Prior to joining the government relations team, Tara worked for 11 years in P&G’s legal division in Cincinnati. She served as senior counsel to the global antitrust and trade relations group, focusing on promotion and pricing policies and antitrust analysis, and to the global transactions team responsible for acquisitions and divestitures. As legal counsel, Tara advised several billion-dollar brands on advertising and contract matters. She received her Bachelor of Arts in political science and German from Agnes Scott College, and her Juris Doctor from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.