About Us

As a minority-owned multidisciplinary consulting firm, Wilson Consulting Associates offers a full menu of services designed to meet a broad spectrum of market challenges. We retain innovative professionals with a bias for results to assist with our many consulting assignments. Our specialty is moving our clients from Ideas to Impact. We emphasize sustainability and provide our clients with the tools they need to be effective change managers in response to the ever-evolving market.

Our Principal

Tammy Stevens Wilson, who holds an MBA and national certification as a Housing Development Finance Professional (HDFP), has over 20 years of experience in banking, finance and community development has provided community development consulting services to both national and international community development organizations.

Ms. Wilson serves as Principal of Wilson Consulting Associates, a multidisciplinary consulting firm providing community and economic development strategy and implementation services with a $222 million track record (and growing!) in leveraging the U.S. Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund programs, public and private sector investments and grants for her clients. She has served on a national panel of reviewers for the New Markets Tax Credit program for the past four years. Ms. Wilson is certified as a reviewer for all CDFI Fund certification and capital programs, including the New Markets Tax Credits program.

In her role as Senior Associate with a previous consulting firm, Ms. Wilson was charged with developing New Markets Tax Credit and Bank Enterprise Award strategies and tactics for her clients in preparation for the allocation processes. In this role, Ms. Wilson also served as lead project manager to develop strategic marketing initiatives for Fannie Mae’s Multicultural Markets Division and to develop community development product guidelines for GMAC.

As National Project Manager for Bank of America’s Community Development Division, Ms. Wilson managed national community development policy issues and programs, including the (NationsBank) Bank of America Native American Initiative. Ms. Wilson also managed Bank of America’s national Report to Communities program, served as initial project lead for the division’s Balanced Scorecard performance measurement initiative, and was named to various cross-company senior management teams charged with managing merger-related community development integration projects. Ms. Wilson also served on the Bank’s charter school work team, which was charged with the development of the Bank’s charter school guidelines, products and policy positions. Prior to this role, Ms. Wilson was a Community Investment Coordinator in South Carolina. Her accomplishments in this capacity included securing over $5 million in capital and soft investments for affordable housing developments and both developing and managing the execution of community revitalization strategies in partnership with local governments, bank executives and grassroots community organizations. Ms. Wilson was also an instructor for the Bank of America Small Business Success curriculum designed to assist small business owners with business and marketing planning, management and sustainability concepts. She also has many years of experience in First Time Home Buyer Education curriculum delivery. Ms. Wilson has both consumer and small business lending experience, as well as retail loan servicing expertise.

As a former banker and community development executive, Ms. Wilson provides Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)-related advisory services and develops performance context protocols for regional banks. Recently, Ms. Wilson’s CRA engagement with First Citizens Bank resulted in the Bank’s achievement of an “Outstanding” rating by the FDIC. Ms. Wilson is a renowned presenter and has served as a New Markets Tax Credit panelist for Novogradac and as a frequent presenter at the South Carolina Affordable Housing Conference among others. Ms. Wilson has also done work with the National Bankers Association.

Ms. Wilson holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Winthrop University (2006), national certification as a Housing Development Finance Professional (2007) and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Economics and Spanish from Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina (1990). She served as a contributing writer to the Fannie Mae-commissioned study “Bridging the Gap: An Analysis of Impediments Affecting Minority- and Women-Owned Lenders in the SecondaryMarket”, October 2001. Ms. Wilson is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.