Tammy is a Woodruff, SC native and honor graduate of Woodruff High School. She graduated from Spartanburg Methodist College in 1984. She began her work with children with autism in December 1996 as a line therapist. From 1998 to 2010, Tammy worked as a shadow at Hope Academy. She is currently a “life coach” for the Hope Alive program where she teaches life skills, prepares clients for job opportunities and coordinates social interactions.
Her Mission: Make a difference
Her Philosophy: Celebrate every milestone
Her Passion: Serve clients and their families
Outside of work Tammy enjoys reading, traveling and going to movies. Tammy lives in Woodruff with her husband, Allen, and their son, Jared.
Eiji grew up overseas and graduated from North Greenville University in 2012 with a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies, studying language and writing. Prior to coming to Project HOPE, he worked in classrooms and children's camps, growing a love for working with children and nurturing his passion to develop relationships. He heard about Project HOPE through a friend, and despite having no experience or background in the field, he has loved every minute of it.
He is grateful for the time he gets to spend with his clients and says that seeing the progression they makes from day to day is what makes his job so rewarding.