"We emphasize sustainability and provide our clients with the tools they need to be effective change managers in response to the ever-evolving market."
Tammy Wilson, M.B.A, Principal
Licensed REALTOR/Broker in SC, NC & GA
Certified Senior Real Estate Specialist - SRES
Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource Certification - SFR®
Housing Development Finance Professional - HDFP
Tammy Stevens Wilson, M.B.A., a nationally certified Housing Development Finance Professional (HDFP), and REALTOR® has over 25 years of experience in banking, finance and community development. Ms. Wilson has provided community development consulting services to both national and international community development organizations.
Ms. Wilson serves as Principal of Wilson Consulting Associates, a multidisciplinary consulting firm providing community and economic development strategy and implementation services with a $300 million track record (and growing!) in leveraging the U.S. Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund programs, public and private sector investments and grants for her clients. She served on a national panel of reviewers for the New Markets Tax Credit program and in August 2005, was awarded a five-year contract with the CDFI Fund and certified as a reviewer for all CDFI Fund certification and capital programs. Ms. Wilson was engaged as a subcontractor to Deloitte Financial Services to deliver the CDFI Fund's Minority Depository Institution (MDI) Capacity- Building Initiative and served as an interim work team member on the CDFI Fund's Minority CDE Initiative designed to evaluate the opportunities and challenges for minority-owned firms in the NMTC program.
In a prior consulting role, Ms. Wilson served as lead project manager to develop strategic marketing initiatives for Fannie Mae’s Multicultural Markets Division and to develop community development product guidelines for GMAC.
As National Project Manager for Bank of America’s Community Development Division, Ms. Wilson managed national community development policy issues and programs, and as a work team member on the (NationsBank) Bank of America Native American Initiative. Ms. Wilson also managed Bank of America’s national Report to Communities program, served as initial project lead for the division’s Balanced Scorecard performance measurement initiative, and was named to various cross-company senior management teams charged with managing merger-related community development integration projects. Prior to this role, Ms. Wilson was a Community Investment Coordinator in South Carolina. Her accomplishments in this capacity included securing capital and soft investments for affordable housing developments and both developing and managing the execution of community revitalization strategies in partnership with local governments, bank executives, and grassroots community organizations. Ms. Wilson was also an instructor for the Bank of America Small Business Success curriculum designed to assist small business owners with business and marketing, planning, management and sustainability concepts. She also has many years of experience in First Time Home Buyer Education curriculum delivery. Ms. Wilson has both consumer and small business lending experience, as well as retail loan servicing expertise.
As a former banker and community development executive, Ms. Wilson provides Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)-related advisory services and develops performance context protocols for regional banks. Ms. Wilson is a renowned presenter, and has served as a New Markets Tax Credit panelist for Novogradac, and an industry expert for the National Bankers Association, among others.
Ms. Wilson holds a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degree from Winthrop University (2006), national certification as a Housing Development Finance Professional (2007), a REALTOR® license in NC, SC and GA, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Economics and Spanish from Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina (1990). Ms. Wilson also holds the following designations and certifications from the National Association of REALTORS®: At Home with Diversity®, Seniors Real Estate Specialist® (SRES®), Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource (SFR®), and GREEN Designation. She served as a contributing writer to the Fannie Mae-commissioned study “Bridging the Gap: An Analysis of Impediments Affecting Minority- and Women-Owned Lenders in the Secondary Market” (October 2001). Ms. Wilson has served on the following boards: volunteer development consultant to the South Carolina Homeless Coalition, a South Carolina Affordable Housing Coalition Board Member, York County Economic Development Board, City of Rock Hill Human Relations Committee, CAHEC New Markets Tax Credit Advisory Board (current), and is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.