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Tami Tranter - Chief Development Officer

Tami Tranter

Tami Tranter

Chief Development Officer

Tami Tranter joined The USA Hockey Foundation staff as senior director of development in on May 30, 2017, and was promoted to Chief Development Officer in January 2021.

She leads all aspects of fundraising for The USA Hockey Foundation, including raising funds, supervising the day-to-day operations of the foundation, The USAHF staff, developing a comprehensive fundraising plan and growing cultivation and stewardship events.

In her decade-plus in fundraising roles, she has helped raise over $30 million in current and planned gifts.

Prior to her arrival at USA Hockey, she was the senior director for the USA Volleyball Foundation under the direction of CEO Doug Beal, the director of development for the Colorado School of Mines Foundation and served in the same capacity at Wayne State (Mich.) University in the School of Business Administration.

Tranter was also an associate athletic director at Wayne State and served as WSU's athletics chief of staff.

Tranter holds her B.S. in Business Administration (Finance) and M.S. in Kinesiology (Sport Administration), and was a part of the Ph.D. program at Michigan State in the Eli Broad School of Management (Negotiation Management). 

She was a dual sport athlete during college, playing both volleyball and basketball, and coached both of those sports at the college level. 

Tranter is a graduate of the TEAM USA Leadership Program through Northwestern University’s School of Business Nonprofit Management Program.