Tami works for the Commission 20% of her time managing the budget. Her primary position is as a Management Analyst for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Division (DHHSD) where she spends 80% of her time managing a multitude of things, including their budget. Over the past 16 years, Tami has held various positions in the Deaf community. She worked with Deaf students, provided job placement, job coaching, and follow-up services. She also worked for the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). Prior to that, Tami worked for Securian Financial in different positions. This is where she gained her financial knowledge and expertise.