Tammy Severino is the President & CEO of Girl Scouts of Suffolk County, the largest girl-serving organization in the county. A former member of the Council’s Board of Directors, troop leader, and Girl Scout herself, Tammy comes to her role with an understanding of the organization’s strengths and a passion for the mission of serving the girls and adult volunteers of Suffolk County. Her pursuit of opportunities for girls to develop and grow is what Ms. Severino hopes will define her tenure with the Council.
Tammy is also President of RPC Development, a boutique consulting
firm celebrating a dozen years in business and specializing in
strategy, development, market research, and planning for start-up,
small and mid-sized nonprofit organizations and businesses. She is a
regular speaker on nonprofit trends, philanthropy, grant writing,
small business, entrepreneurial skills, and marketing, as well as
women’s empowerment and work/life balance issues. She serves as a
business mentor and coach for professionals, particularly those
‘stuck’ in their positions or looking for significant change. Tammy
has served in leadership positions for nonprofit organizations, where
her strategy, Board development, and fundraising skills resulted in
For her efforts in the nonprofit and business communities, Tammy has
been recognized as a two-time winner of Long Island Business News’ Top
50 Women in Business, a recipient of the 2019 Angel Award winner from
the Equity First Foundation, a two-time recipient of the President’s
Award from Girl Scouts of Suffolk County, winner of the Fortune 52
Award from Long Island Press, Top 40 Under 40 from Long Island
Business News, and the Chairman’s Award from the Association of
Fundraising Professionals of Long Island. In 2022 Tammy was named to
Long Island Press' Power List for her work with Girl Scouts of Suffolk
Tammy serves on several Board of Directors, including Michael Magro
Foundation (for the families of children battling cancer and
catastrophic illness) and Silver Hearts Sanctuary (a home for
abandoned, homeless senior pets). Additionally, she serves as an
advisor The Morgan Center Preschool for Children with Cancer and
Career Day Inc. She has been an advisor for her daughter’s Girl Scout
troop as they pursued their Silver Award and Bronze Awards.
A frequent contributor to newspapers and magazines, Ms. Severino is penning her first book.
Tammy is married to her longtime love, Frederick. They have three children and reside in NY with a small, beloved menagerie. Tammy believes that everything she does roots in the love she gives and gets from her family.