Ms. Tammy Lynn Arnett

Ms. Tammy Lynn Arnett
2004 Award of Honor

Tammy Arnett has been on the fast-track since graduating from ETSU with a degree in accounting in 1989. She began her career at Blackburn, Childers and Steagall as a staff auditor. In 1992, she moved into a higher position when she accepted a job with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) as a senior auditor.

Four years later, Arnett transferred with PwC to Atlanta, Ga. At that time, her duties included managing audit engagements for a diverse client base, from Fortune 500 clients to middle market clients.

While in Atlanta, Arnett was promoted to the position of manager of college recruiting. With this position, she was responsible for managing the college recruiting process for ten offices in the Southeast Region. She also was involved in a project to integrate recruiting teams and processes, as a result of a firm merger. During this time, Arnett also Co-Chaired the PwC Women in Business Student Leadership Conference.

Arnett transferred to New York, N.Y., in 2000, and became the New York Metro regional director of campus recruiting. Her overall responsibilities included managing the college recruiting process for all lines of service for the New York Metro Region, comprising a goal of approximately 600 hires annually. Arnett was responsible for developing, modifying, and evaluating the complete recruiting process lifecycle, as well as establishing and implementing creative recruiting programs and strategies. She led a team of 14 recruiters and coordinators in four cities, and managed a budget of $2 million annually.

In 2003, Arnett moved to a position in the firm's U.S. Chairman's Office, where she ran a client relationship management program for PwC's top U.S. clients. Most recently, she became the Human Resources Director for the Technology, Information/Communications & Entertainment/Media Assurance Practice of PwC in New York City. With this position, her responsibilities now include managing the relationship between PwC and the firm's top U.S. clients. In addition, she organizes quarterly CEO/CFO roundtables as well as analyzes the firm's financial results of the Chairman's Program engagements on a monthly basis. Also, she developed and currently maintains a program website for internal constituents.
While in Johnson City, she was on the Board of Directors of the Johnson City Symphony Orchestra and the Suzuki School of Music, and was an active member of the Johnson City Rotary Club. She is an active member of New York Cares, a volunteer organization, and the New York Road Runners Club. She is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Tennessee State Society of CPAs.

Arnett was previously on the Advisory Board for the Scholars Institute of the New Jersey Society of CPAs. Recently, Arnett was named as a Hall of Fame Business Horizon Award recipient of the ETSU College of Business & Technology for 2003.

While at ETSU, Arnett was a member of Sigma Kappa, President's Pride, the ETSU Jazz Singers, the ETSU Choir & Chamber Choir, and Rho Lambda. She was also Miss ETSU.