Tammy joined Valley Vision in 2013 and serves as project leader and portfolio manager for 21st Century Workforce, the Food and Ag Economy, and broadband initiatives. Tammy brings to Valley Vision a breadth of skills and experience ranging from policy analysis and advocacy to business management, analysis and operations. She is also versed in sales and marketing campaign development and communications and program management.
Tammy manages the Cleaner Air Partnership and has contributed to multiple projects including the Capital Region Business Resiliency Initiative, Broadband as a Green Strategy, and the Sacramento County Mental Health Improvement project, as well as key projects supporting Valley Vision’s Clean Economy strategies.
Before joining Valley Vision, Tammy held roles in the public sector as a strategic planner for the Sacramento Municipal Utilities District (SMUD) and as a program analyst for the Strategic Growth Council with the State of California. Her private sector experience includes nearly two decades in the Silicon Valley information and communications technology industry where she held positions with Convergent Technologies, Unisys Corporation and Sun Microsystems. Tammy moved to the Silicon Valley after high school and worked her way through college as a young professional.
Tammy‘s community leadership roles include:
- Metro Chamber State Legislative Summit Air Quality Team, co-chair (2017)
- Metro Chamber Cap-to-Cap Air Quality Team, co-chair (2017)
- El Dorado Hills Soccer Club, volunteer coach (2007-2015)
- Nature Bowl Team, Jackson Elementary School, El Dorado Hills, volunteer coach (2006-2010)
Tammy grew up on a 40-acre farm in rural Utah where she gained first-hand experience with the process of farm-to-fork dining. She has a passion for life-long learning, reading, nature, music, and art. She earned a B.S. in business administration and a minor in economics from San Jose State University in San Jose, California, graduating magma cum laude.