Tammy Close, Vice President, Adult Services
Tammy Close joined The Kennedy Collective in February 1998 and has spent her entire career in Human Services at the agency.
She began her career at The Kennedy Collective as an Assistant Manager in one of the agency's Community Living Arrangements (CLA). Since joining, Tammy has been promoted to multiple management positions, most recently to Vice President of Adult Services. In each progressive role, Tammy has had the opportunity to manage an increasing number of staff with a focus on coaching and developing managers, as well as guiding staff to provide the highest quality services to the individuals we are privileged to support.
Tammy earned her B.A. in Sociology from SUNY Purchase.
Why Should Someone Contribute To The Kennedy Collective?
Whether it is a donor, an employee, or a volunteer, their contribution is invaluable to helping the people we support through their time, financial resources, or anything else. You "get back" in addition to giving just knowing that you are part of making the lives of people with varied abilities that much better.
What Sums Up The Kennedy Collective To You?
Complete acceptance and inclusion.
Why Are You So Passionate About The Kennedy Collective?
Having gained an interest in this field as a teenager with a young cousin with Down Syndrome, I understand how life changing our services can be not only for individuals but for their families as well.