Tammy Thomas is the business manager for the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement. She is responsible for all of the project’s finance and research administration.
In her previous role as administrative manager in the Department of Global Development, she oversaw grant proposals and administration for a multitude of global projects aimed at improving lives, reducing inequality and protecting the environment.
She first joined Cornell in 1986 and worked towards becoming business manager for Plant Breeding and Genetics in 2001. She joined International Programs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences in 2004, administering the pioneering international unit and its collection of innovative projects and degree programs with a focus on food, agriculture and development.
Tammy lives in Chemung County and enjoys spending time with her family and spoiling her grandchildren (Kash and Kolby).