Talent Development Liaison
Industry Sector: Energy
Tamera Gaines is a Talent Development Liaison for the State of Michigan’s Talent Investment Agency. In this role, she is responsible for engaging employers and educators to comprehensively address talent needs to focus on mid- and long-term development skill gaps in key industries in each region statewide. She serves as TIA’s point of contact in the Energy sector and is the representative for Region 4.
Gaines has 10 years of work experience in the in the private sector, primarily as a Senior Program Manager for Kaplan Test Prep and a Career Management Consultant for Corinthian Colleges. She is the recipient of the Integrity Award from Corinthian Colleges.
Gaines, a graduate of Michigan State University (B.S.), University of Phoenix (MBA), and Walden University (DBA), is currently actively involved in multiple Young Professionals Associations and non-profits. Gaines enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends, and volunteering.