Tammy is a Registered Nurse with more than 20 years in the healthcare industry. She ran a successful home care agency called "Ideal Healthcare Services" for 9.5 years, before turning to home care and business consulting. She was recognized in Forbes Magazine in both 2013 and 2014 for the growth of her company and her expertise in the home care industry. She was also recognized in Business Leader Magazine as one of the "Top 50 Entrepreneurs of the Triangle" and "Top 300 Small Businesses of the South." Also, as a recipient of the "Outstanding Healthcare Career Development" award, she continued to work hard to assist in creating jobs.
Tammy has now started an association called "Black Businesses Rock." This association was created to inspired, encourage and assist African American business owners with networking and small business start-up. With her love for writing, she is a Best Selling Author and is she is now working on her book, "The Faces of BBR" that will showcase several African American businesses from their struggles to their successes. When she is not writing or helping other business owners live out their dreams, Tammy commits to doing speaking engagements at conferences, schools, churches, half-way houses and jail systems, encouraging African American men and women to pursue their life long dreams. She would love to see more of these young men and women turn their hobbies into revenue. Today, Tammy resides in Raleigh, NC where she is happily married to her husband Anthony Lewis. She is also a loving mother of three.
Life is not just about making a living, but also making a difference. ”- Tammy Lewis