First Lady Tammy Snyder Murphy
Founding Chair of New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund
Tammy Snyder Murphy brings a wealth of public and private sector experience.
As First Lady of New Jersey, her policy initiatives have sought to improve infant and maternal health outcomes; incorporate climate change throughout the K-12 State Education Standards; and increase angel investing in women-led businesses. She currently serves as Secretary and Charter Member of The Climate Reality Action Fund, an organization founded by former Vice-President Al Gore, is Chair of New Jersey’s professional women’s soccer team, Sky Blue FC and serves as a trustee on two education boards, a health system and on a trans-Atlantic relations board.
Over the years, Tammy has worked with non-profits, a think-tank, and other organizations focused on the environment, education, health care, youth and family services, as well as the arts. Previously, she worked in finance in the U.S. and Europe and has traveled extensively throughout the world, living overseas in London, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, and Berlin. Tammy earned a Bachelor of Arts in English and Communications at the University of Virginia.