YOUNG PROFESSIONAL OF THE Year
Director Of Career Services at Colorado Mesa University
Tamara Krizman - Tamara was born and raised in Grand Junction and graduated from Colorado Mesa University’s mass communication program. She has been the Director of Marketing and Business Development for Mesa Mall for over five years.
Before her current role at Mesa Mall, Tamara worked in local government for the Mesa County Health Department as a Communication Specialist, and for the non-profit Mosaic as a Community Outreach Manager. She currently volunteers with Mosaic, the CMU Alumni Association, and the Initiate Conference. She was awarded the CMU Alumni Association President's Award in 2018 for her outstanding commitment to CMU.
As one of the youngest CMU Alumni Board Presidents, Tamara also sits on various boards across the community and has a passion and desire to see a connected community thriving in every area.
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