UAPB/AM&N National Alumni Association announces new President

Pine Bluff, Ark.- Tammie E. Hall, a 1993 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB), has been elected President of the UAPB/AM&N National Alumni Association. An Arkadelphia, Arkansas native, President Hall indicated that she is honored wholeheartedly to serve in this role. “This is a grand opportunity to continue to support the mission and vision of UAPB with a focus on growing the alumni membership,” said Ms. Hall.

Her passion and love for “dear mother” began as a student in 1988 working during the day and going to school at night. She later joined the Administration as an assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Finance.

“I volunteered my time to work with the SGA Office and later with the Cheerleaders,” said Hall.

After relocating to North Carolina, Hall worked with Alumni Affairs to develop an alumni chapter in the area. They connected with over seventy (70) anxious alums willing to work on behalf of UAPB. She was later asked to serve on the National Alumni Board by immediate past President Calvin Booker.

“It has been a wonderful experience for me to serve over the last four years,” Hall said. “I am most proud of taking on the leadership of the Hall of Fame to watch it grow and more importantly, for us to recognize some very worthy alumni all over the country.”

Over the next few months, President Hall indicated a desire to learn more about the needs of the University and focus on ways to meet the need. In addition, she is totally focused on connecting to our young alumni. Hall related that she would love to do some partnering of seasoned alumni with young alumni to continue to uplift historical values while adding a twist of “young folk” to the overall picture.

Hall is the Sr. Regional Supplier Diversity Manager at Lend Lease in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina. She is responsible for interpreting the needs and expectations of clients while strengthening company relationships with M/W/S/LBE firms and organizations to enhance small business contracting opportunities. Creating an innovative and unique Supplier Diversity Program that is designed to make a powerful impact and significant contribution in communities in which we do business, Hall has regional responsibility for California, North Carolina, Florida, Washington, DC and Maryland. Lend Lease Americas region, headquartered in New York, offers project management & construction, public partnerships, development, asset and property management. Lend Lease expertise covers multiple sectors including arts & culture, commercial office, education, government, healthcare, hotels & resorts, industrial, military housing communities, mixed-use, multi-site, pharmaceutical, senior living, solar, transportation and aviation.

Hall’s professional background includes serving as a finance specialist with Arthur Anderson/Anderson Consulting in Las Colinas, Texas. She also served for over 12 years as an administrator in higher education and worked as a congressional staffer for former U.S. Senator Tim Hutchinson. In particular, Hall worked with Senator Hutchinson and the Secretary of Commerce staff to garner support for a $1.3 million grant for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. The grant was awarded to the Economic Research and Development Center for the establishment of the Business Support Incubator.

Hall is a business graduate of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Ms. Hall has received a number of awards for her leadership abilities and maintains memberships in several local and national organizations. She currently serves as the President/CEO of the NC MWBE Coordinators Network, a 501c3 non-profit.

For more information:

UAPB/AM&N National Alumni Office | Staphea Campbell | 870-536-2309 | alumniuapb@aol.com 

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