YOUNG PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
Director Of Career Services at Colorado Mesa University
Tamara was born and raised in Grand Junction and graduated from Colorado Mesa University’s mass communication program. She previously served as the Director of Marketing and Business Development for Mesa Mall for over five years and recently moved into the role of Director of Career Services for Colorado Mesa University.
Tamara also 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.
YOUNG PROFESSIONALS OF THE QUARTERS
Young Professional of the Quarter is an award that honors Mesa County young professionals within YPNMC who have done an exceptional job representing young professionals or has made great achievements while being a member. The Board of Directors is always seeking nominations for the next Young Professional of the Quarter!
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