Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion (ComE-IN)
Guest Speaker Biographies - Tammy Edwards
As the assistant vice president and community affairs officer
for the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Tammy Edwards leads the Banks
department responsible for supporting the Federal Reserve Systems economic
growth objectives through excellent research and resources that serve low
and moderate-income communities and small businesses. In addition, the
department promotes community development and fair access to financial
products throughout the seven states of the Tenth Federal Reserve District
Nebraska, Oklahoma, Wyoming, Colorado, northern New Mexico and western
Missouri. Specifically, the department partners with stakeholders to explore
and execute solutions concerning five primary areas: community development
investments, financial stability for consumers, economic development,
neighborhood stabilization and sustainability for nonprofit organizations.
Edwards joined the Bank in July 2008 after having spent over
twenty years at Sprint Corporation where she held a variety of leadership
positions in marketing, human resources, operations, IT, product development
and product management.
Edwards holds a B.B.A. in marketing and an M.B.A. in finance
from the University of Missouri Kansas City. She is active in several
civic and community organizations.