Tammy is the CEO of Blue Sky Thinking. Leading teams of virtual nonprofit managers, she has helped 70+ nonprofit arts and cultural organizations renew, re-invigorate or reinvent themselves by providing management and Executive Director services, turnarounds and start ups,expansions and mergers, marketing and fund development.
Currently, we manage the national Association of Dance Conventions & Competitions which we helped to create and build into a powerhouse trade association for the 500 million dollar dance competition industry, and Center for Architecture, Sarasota.
Known as a no-nonsense, never-say-never, super-efficient and lover of challenge, Tammy is a master at solving her client’s problems using sound strategy coupled with significant nonprofit experience and a dose of creative thinking. Our passion is for helping arts, cultural and entertainment organizations grow and thrive.
Prior to consulting, Tammy spent 15 years working as an arts administrator for museums, regional theater and dance companies, three large historic presenting halls for Broadway Theater, concerts and live radio shows, and as a statewide and national grant maker for arts education programs for the Minnesota State Arts Board and the Perpich Center for Arts Education in Minnesota.
She is also the creator of The Ultimate Pajama Party™, a grown up girl’s slumber party extravaganza and commercial theater enterprise.
Our offices are based in sunny beautiful Sarasota, Florida but we work with clients all over the country. Tammy loves binge watching BBC dramas, traveling the world, and walking her sweet rescue dog Poppy the Pomeranian Princess. She holds a B.A. in theater and an M.B.A. in nonprofit management.