Tammy was born and raised in Wisconsin. She moved to Fort Wayne in 1986. She has three children.
Tammy has worked in accounting for Freeman Shoes, Preferred Inc. and Smurfit Stone before changing her focus in 2000 and worked in Client Services while still functioning in accounting with Gregory, Zent & Swanson with Chris Swanson. In November 2012 Gregory, Zent & Swanson merged the firm with Compass Financial Advisors.
In her free time Tammy enjoys spending time with her children and gardening.