Tami grew up in western Iowa and graduated from the University of Iowa. After college, she moved to Marion and started working at a local financial institution. She has over fifteen years experience in Commercial banking and is currently employed at Cedar Rapids Bank and Trust in Compliance. Tami enjoys spending time with her husband Mark, twelve year old daughter and their furry pets. She found Families Helping Families because of her friend Corinne. After learning more about the organization she knew that she had to get involved and help these local children currently in foster care in any way that she can.