Tami Kruger, 2015
- Administrative Assistant for College of Health & Public Services
- DSC employee since 2007
Degrees and schools where awarded: MBA in Business Intelligence & Analytics, Nova Southeastern University; BAS in Supervision & Management, Daytona State College; BA in Psychology, University of Central Florida; AA, Daytona State College.
Career/Professional honors: Graduated with High Honors in all degrees; 2004 Florida Sterling Examiner for Business Excellence
Outside interests: Being new parents; my husband, baby girl and new play date groups; my family; my home businesses; cooking; DIY & crafts; CUPCAKES!
What did you do prior to joining Daytona State College? I worked at Act-Stewart Marchman for seven years as a case manager for adults with severe mental illness and also as an internal auditor/compliance officer.
What professional projects are you working on right now? Scholarship Committee; looking into adjunct teaching.
What has been the most rewarding thing about your Daytona State College experience? It is most rewarding to see students and co-workers proudly graduate from their programs and watch them grow into their new-found skills!
What is one goal you still hope to achieve in your career? To become an adjunct professor.
In life? To proudly be the best mom, wife, daughter, sister, friend and co-worker possible.
What’s the best advice you’ve ever gotten? Listen more than you talk.
One thing people are surprised to find out about me is: I have two side businesses - cupcakes and chalkboard art.
Last book read: A poem, “I Love You to the Moon and Back,” nightly with Chloe, my daughter.
If they could bottle your personality what would the label read? Texas Tornado with a Twist of Sweetness.
Who are the four people in the history of the world you most admire? Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Albert Einstein, Bill Gates and Dr. Virginia Apgar (Developed the first standardized method for evaluating a newborn's transition to life outside the womb).
The Daytona State of Mind to me means helping individuals of our community through continuous teaching and learning.