Tammy LaPoint-O’Brien

Tammy LaPoint-O’Brien
Regional Business Coordinator

tslo@utk.edu

615-741-0327

Tammy LaPoint-O’Brien is a Regional Business Coordinator located in Nashville.  She conducts outreach and marketing activities within the business community to promote the benefits of employing people with disabilities.  She provides professional development and employment services to assist Tennessee businesses in recruiting, hiring and retaining qualified employees.  She works in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Human Services, Division of Rehabilitation Services to increase employment opportunities for individuals served by this agency. Tammy has been in this role since August, 2014.

Tammy has a Master’s Degree in Education in the areas of training and curriculum development, with a literacy focus.  She has a background in business, social media, and career development.  Her previous experience has been in industry, state government and non-profits. As a resource for businesses and job seekers, she focusses on workforce development.  She is well connected with regional business leaders through her associations with Chambers of Commerce in Nashville, Spring Hill, Gallatin, Cookeville, Williamson and Rutherford counties. In addition, she is member of the National Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), along with Middle TN SHRM and Upper Cumberland SHRM.