Tamah Yisrael (She/her/hers)
Chief Solutions Officer at TMH Financial and Management Solutions LLC
Participant in Level I, Cooperative Leadership Certification Program (2020)
Tamah Yisrael is the Chief Solutions Officer of TMH Financial and Management Solutions LLC a member owner of RESOLVE Financial Cooperative. She established her firm in October 2018 to provide business development, bookkeeping and management services to small businesses nonprofits and social impact enterprises in the Greater New Orleans Area. In her role as Executive Director of Builders of the Highway Foundation a national nonprofit, she has guided the merging of Neo Jazz School of Music under its umbrella and developed the Tombar Life Center. Also, a partner and Business Manager of Yisrael Records Inc. an independent record label producer of jazz and contemporary music as well as management of local artist such as the Yisrael Trio.
Her community advocacy efforts are focused on cultural awareness, social justice, and access to healthy foods. In her role as President of the board of directors for the New Orleans Food Coop, she is able bridge the connection in all three of those focus areas. She is currently organizing around cooperative economics and is a member of Cooperation New Orleans. 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 the culture and to the youth of the community. She is also a graduate of the Foundation for Louisiana’s TOGETHER Initiative LEAD Community Training Program, the UNO Community Development Finance program, Cooperation Works Finance Fundamental and Bui. She continues to serve community on various committees and working groups to build a more equitable society.