Tamah Yisrael (She/her/hers)

Chief Solutions Officer at TMH Financial and Management Solutions LLC
Participant in Level I, Cooperative Leadership Certification Program (2020)
Participant in Level II, Cooperative Leadership Certification Program (2022-2023)

Tamah Yisrael is a Business Consultant at Columinate that supports community organizing and empowerment as well as provides financial management services. She established her consulting practice in October 2018 to provide business development, bookkeeping, and management services to small businesses, nonprofits, and social impact enterprises. She expanded this practice as a member of Columinate and co-founder/member of Resolve Financial Cooperative.

In providing Outsourced Executive Director Services to Builders of the Highway Foundation (BOTH Foundation) a national nonprofit, she successfully merged three organizations that created educational community centers in New Orleans, Miami, and Orlando. She is also a partner of Yisrael Records Inc. an independent record label and producer of jazz and contemporary music who provides management of local artists Yisrael and the Earth Angels Band. As an experienced business owner, she provides an array of insights and approaches to management that increases an organization’s effectiveness and efficiency.

Her community advocacy efforts are focused on cultural awareness, social justice, and access to healthy foods. She previously served as President and member of the board of directors for the New Orleans Food Co-op, which enabled her to bridge the connection in all three of these sectors. She is currently organizing a cooperative movement and is the Outreach and Education Coordinator of Cooperation New Orleans Loan Fund. Additionally, she has been recognized by the Metro Birmingham Branch of the NAACP in its Annual Salute to Outstanding African American for her contributions to culture and youth of the community. She is a graduate of the Foundation for Louisiana’s TOGETHER Initiative LEAD Community Training Program, UNO’s Community Development Finance program, and Cooperation Works’ Art & Science of Cooperative Development. She continues to serve the community on various committees and working groups to build a more equitable society.