As the VP of Search for HRD Advisory Group, Tami oversees the day-to-day functions of HRD’s talent acquisition practice area. Leaning on her 20+ years of experience, Tami executes the vision of HRD Search nationally, as the premier retained search partner to aid organizations in identifying, attracting and protecting their key talent, thus enhancing their brand and reputation in the market.
Tami has built and led recruitment functions across a number of organizations, ranging from start-ups to boutique search firms to international and Fortune 500 organizations. Her expertise encompasses a wide range of industry sectors including human resources, operations, manufacturing/industrial, government, accounting/finance, legal and marketing/communications. “My approach is founded on the strength of relationships, demonstrating an unwavering commitment to partnering with clients to understand their unique needs and craft custom, tailored strategies to enhance their outcomes,” she says.
Tami is an active member of a number of HR professional and talent strategist organizations/communities. She serves as the Co-Chair of the Exhibitor Committee for the HR Indiana Annual State Conference, is an active member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and is a member of her local SHRM Chapter, IndySHRM, where she served on the board from 2003-2014, including leading the chapter as president. Tami holds the SHRM-CP (Certified Professional) and the PHR (Professional Human Resources) certifications. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in speech pathology and audiology from Ball State University. “It is important to be active and network in the professional community because people work with those they trust and feel connected to. We’re not just selling a product or service, we’re impacting people’s lives,” she says. “Being active has helped me build my professional brand and trust within the market, so I can better help serve my clients in finding the talent they need.”
Tami has three children, is married to Tim and lives in Brownsburg.
She spends the majority of her time rooting her children on in baseball, basketball and volleyball.