The nonprofit financial organization CommunityWorks has named Tammie Hoy-Hawkins president and CEO, effective January 2020. She will replace Deborah McKetty, who has led the organization since 2008.
As president of Together Consulting, Hoy-Hawkins has worked in community economic development for more than 20 years, providing leadership and guidance to nonprofit, for profit and government entities, according to a news release. Most recently she has been serving as the project manager for the Northside Development Group’s Northside Initiative in Spartanburg. Additionally, she has been working as the project coordinator for the Greenville Housing Fund, a wholly-owned LLC under CommunityWorks that supports the production and preservation of quality affordable and workforce housing.
Prior to founding Together Consulting, Hoy-Hawkins worked for the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond where she was responsible for community economic development outreach and education for North Carolina and South Carolina, according to the release.