Tammy grew up in Smithers and started her career as a banker. In 1996, she changed careers and started providing bookkeeping services to a number of small and mid-size local businesses. Tammy decided to see if working alongside her husband of 30 years would be a good change. In January 2012, she started working as a bookkeeper, and later, as office administrator.
In recent years, Tammy takes more time off to spend with her children and grandchildren.