Tammy joined The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in June, 2008. She is a CPA and currently the museum’s VP Finance & CFO. She has spent the majority of her accounting career in the nonprofit field. She has served as Director of Finance / Controller for the American Public Works Association and Vice President for Administration and Finance with Big Lakes Developmental Center, Inc. prior to joining the museum. Tammy serves on the senior leadership team of the museum and is the liaison to the Audit, Finance and Investment Committees of the Board. She served as one of the leads in finalizing the museum’s current Strategic Plan. During Tammy’s tenure the operational budget of the museum has grown 43% to over $34 million. This has been done while delivering financially balanced operating results and clean audit opinions. In her spare time she enjoys spoiling her grandchildren and gardening.