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Past President

Tammy Butler Robinson

Tammy Robinson is in her seventh year as a NAWBO-Indianapolis board member and currently serves as Past President. Tammy is a proven leader, with a strong background in housing and community development, expertise in public finance and management, and a deep commitment to improving communities. She has extensive knowledge in engaging stakeholders in the community planning process and a reputation as a problem-solver. She received her bachelor of arts degree from the University of South Carolina and a masters of urban and regional planning degree from Ball State University as a fellow of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. She spent over a decade in State government as a fiscal analyst for the Indiana House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee, Assistant Director of the Indiana State Budget Agency, Director of Claims Management for the Family and Social Services Agency, and Data Director for the Office of Medicaid Policy and Planning. Tammy is a certified grant writer, training consultant and featured writer for the Indianapolis Minority Business Magazine. Tammy is currently one of the owners and managing principals of Engaging Solutions, LLC.

Business Description

Engaging Solutions, LLC (ES) is a multi-faceted management consulting firm with the personnel and resources to accomplish everything from high level management and auditing to ground-level implementation. We serve a broad range of clients through four primary sectors: fiscal management and accountability; planning and community outreach; fund development; and diversity services.

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

  • National Association of Women Business Owners, Indianapolis Chapter
    • Board Member, 2011-present
    • Member, 2010-present
  • American Council of Civil Engineers
  • Ball State University Black Alumni Constituent Society, Board Member, 2011-present
  • Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development Committee, 2009
  • Habitat for Humanity, 1997-1999
  • Indiana Black Expo Finance Committee, 2005-2007
  • Indianapolis Black Chamber of Commerce, Advisory Board Member, 2010-present
  • Protective Order Pro Bono Project of Indianapolis, Board Member, 2006-2007
  • Super Bowl Host Committee Emerging Business, Subcommittee Member, 2011-present


  • Women’s/Minority Business Enterprise (W/MBE), City of Indianapolis
  • Women’s/Minority/Disadvantage Business Enterprise (W/M/DBE), State of Indiana
  • Airport Concessionaire Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE)
  • Indiana Minority Supplier Diversity Council (IMSDC)
  • Small and Disadvantaged Minority and Women’s Business Enterprise, Common Wealth of Virginia

Honors and Awards

  • Ball State University Black Alumni Award of Achievement, 2009
  • Distinguished Hoosier Award, 2007
  • Governor’s Award for Achievement in Business & Entrepreneurship,  2007
  • I.D. Quincy Newman Leadership Award, NAACP
  • Junior Achievement of Central Indiana, Indy’s Best and Brightest Finalist, 2010
  • Women of the Year Award, The House of God Church, Inc., 2006