Tammy is the co-founder of Encompass Architects, p.c., a national firm headquartered in Lincoln, NE. She received a Bachelor of Science in Design – Architectural Studies from Arizona State University and a Master of Architecture from the University of Minnesota-Minneapolis. She is a licensed architect with over 30 years of architectural design and project management experience. She is recognized as the first Native American woman to be licensed in the United States.
Tammy is the 2018 recipient of the Whitney M. Young Jr. Award from the AIA. The national award is distinguishes an architect that embodies social responsibility and actively addresses a relevant issue. She was also elevated to Fellow within the American Institute of Architects (AIA), a distinction for architects who have made a significant contribution to the profession and society and exemplify architectural excellence.
Tammy is an enrolled member of the Oglala Lakota Nation. Her family is from Pine Ridge, SD.
Encompass Architects is a Native American – Woman owned business offering full service architectural services to clients across the nation.