Tammie Hoy Hawkins
In January 2020 Tammie started her tenure as the CEO for CommunityWorks, a Greenville based state-wide CDFI focused on small business, community facilities and affordable housing financing, coaching and technical assistance. Previously, as President of Together Consulting, Tammie provided leadership and guidance to nonprofit, for profit, and government entities focused on community economic development initiatives.
Utilizing over 25 years of community economic 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.
As part of her consulting work Tammie served as the Project Manager for the Northside Development Group’s Northside Initiative in Spartanburg, SC where for 7 years she helped to impact over $60M in redevelopment projects. Tammie also helped to launch the Greenville Housing Fund in Greenville, SC in 2018.
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.