Tamara has been an Academic Advisor at Purdue since January 2014. Initially, she was an advisor for EETC, but she now advises for all majors in the School of Engineering Technology. Prior to becoming an advisor, she taught German, both at Purdue and the high school level, and did various other activities. Both her BBA in Management and Masters of Science in Personal/Human Resource Management are from Texas A&M University, and she has lived in Germany, Maryland, and Texas. She considers her family a Boilermaker family since her husband works at Purdue and they now have two Purdue graduates - Go Purdue!