Tamara graduated from Western Washington University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Theory. Originally from Bellingham WA, Tamara and her family moved to Sammamish in 2000. Tamara spent 11 years working for Microsoft and is currently working as the Global Website Content Manager for Colliers International in downtown Seattle. Tamara has spent the majority of her career in the area of Human Resources and most recently as the Global Website Content Manager for Colliers International.
Tamara also served as the 2008/2009 President of Plateau Partners, Business Network International (BNI). Her drive to help others be successful with their goals makes her an integral member the Chris Elliott Fund board. Having glioblastoma take a friend’s life over ten years ago left Tamara feeling helpless, but her participation with Chris Elliott Fund is her a way to honor his memory while helping other patients and families.
In 2013, Tamara was recognized for her contributions to the Chris Elliott Fund by the Microsoft Alumni Foundation as an Integral Fellows Nominee.