• The Ionia High School community takes great pride in the success of our IHS graduates. Since opening our doors in 1871, the Ionia High School community has dedicated our efforts to educating caring, competent, passionate, and connected members of society. Below you will see a growing number of alumni profiles shared as part of our “Where are they now?” effort to highlight the many successes of our IHS family. We thank you for your continued support of our programs and encourage our IHS graduates to share their stories by emailing cbowen@ioniaschools.org.

    Tara (Reisbig) Falcone, Class of 2007


    Tara (Reisbig) Falcone is an IHS Class of 2007 grad, entrepreneur, and finance expert. She was awarded a full need-based financial aid scholarship to Yale University, where she majored in Spanish and pre-med. After graduating from Yale in 2011, Tara abruptly switched paths from pre-med to finance and began her career as an investment analyst in New York City. Four years later, she left Wall Street to become an entrepreneur and create financial solutions for people like her friends and family. Her first business, LIT, teaches students about personal finance and was recently acquired by another company. Her second business, Reason, is a goal-based investing app that helps you invest for specific financial goals in a more organized and intentional way. Tara now lives in San Diego with her husband, John, an Officer in the US Navy, and two rescue dogs. 

    In March of 2023, Tara was a guest speaker at IHS where she spoke to our Bulldog and Senior Scholars about her pathway to success. See that video here.