Tammy graduated from Lamar University with a bachelor's in social work in August of 1998. She began her career in long-term care as a social worker and then obtained her license as a licensed nursing facility administrator in March of 2003. Tammy has been in long-term care for over 16 years. She has been the administrator at Beaumont Health Care Center since January 2012. She worked as an administrator of another local skilled nursing facility before this for several years. Tammy received the HSM Facility of the Year in 2014, 2015, and 2016. She has one daughter and resides in Nederland, Texas.