Tamara Gardner serves as the Program Coordinator at the Lake City office for the Francis Marion University Kelley Center for Economic Development. Tamara has been employed with the University since 1997 where she began working in the Office of Admissions. Later, she transferred to Facilities Management. In 2021, she completed her certification in event planning from the Institute of Wedding and Event Design (IWED). Tamara also has course studies at Liberty University, Florence Darlington Technical College, and Francis Marion University.