As President of Together Consulting, Tammie Hoy Hawkins provides leadership and guidance to non-profit, for profit, and government entities focused on community economic development initiatives. Utilizing over 15 years of community development experience, Tammie provides direct technical assistance and consulting services in the areas of non-profit capacity building, affordable housing, neighborhood development and revitalization, community development finance and asset building.
Prior to founding Together Consulting, Tammie worked for the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. As the Federal Reserve Bank’s Regional Community Development Manager, Tammie was responsible for community economic development outreach and education for North and South Carolina. Before working for the Federal Reserve Bank Tammie spent six years as the Director of the Lowcountry Housing Trust. In her capacity as founding Executive Director, she worked to develop and implement the first local housing trust fund in South Carolina and led the organization to receive Community Development Finance Institution (CDFI) designation from the US Treasury Department. She led the organization to over $10M in assets including being designated as the Charleston area lead for administering over $7M in Neighborhood Stabilization funding (NSP).
Tammie is an affordable housing enthusiast and a community development advocate. Formerly from Northwest Indiana, she moved to Charleston in 1992 to attend the College of Charleston where she received her undergraduate degree in Political Science and Masters Degree in Public Administration. Tammie worked for the City of Charleston’s Department of Housing and Community Development for three years until her move to lead the Lowcountry Housing Trust in 2004.