Director of Operations
Tam organizes client fly-ins, attends briefings, listens to webinars and hearings, does background research, drafts meeting requests and memorandums, coordinates events at the townhouse, performs various administrative tasks, and etc.
Prior to joining the firm, Tam spent two months working for the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs. She also spent two years teaching English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Reading Intervention, and Adult English as a Second Language (ESL) in Montgomery County, Maryland. During the 2014 Presidential Management Fellows Program application cycle, she was named a semi-finalist. As a 2012 Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL) and Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) graduate intern at the U.S. Forest Service Civil Rights Staff, she helped write the Agency’s initial Limited English Proficiency Plan. While in college, she interned at the Institut Français des Relations Internationales (IFRI) in Paris, France, and the Mayor’s Office of International Affairs and Development in Houston, Texas.
Tam graduated from the University of Maryland at College Park in 2013 with a Master of Public Policy; and, Rice University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts (Cum Laude) in Political Science and French Studies. She speaks French and Vietnamese and has limited proficiency in Spanish.