Tammie Smith is a Communications Specialist with the State Fiscal Policy team. She has experience in state-based policy communications and in network capacity building, and a strong knowledge of budget, tax, and social policy issues. She previously worked as a Health Policy Analyst at the Logistics Management Institute, where she managed the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' Shared Savings Program weekly newsletter. Before that, she served as the Communications Associate for the Pew Charitable Trusts' state policy campaigns and as the State Policy Associate for the National Council of Nonprofits.
Smith holds a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Emory University and a master's degree in public management from the University of Maryland School of Public Policy, where she conducted research on marriage penalties in government transfer programs.