States are the laboratories of innovation, and EY is well-positioned to lead in the evolving landscape of public policy at the state level.

Tammy R. Velasquez

Ernst & Young LLP Director of State Legislative & Regulatory Affairs, Office of Public Policy

Legislative and regulatory professional with 30 years of experience working with state, local and private-sector representatives to execute policy initiatives. Paddle-boarding enthusiast.

As Director of State Legislative & Regulatory Affairs for Ernst & Young LLP, Tammy works with professionals across practices and service lines to consider how policy developments will impact the EY organization and the accounting profession, particularly at the state level. 

Tammy represents Ernst & Young LLP on The Accountants Coalition, a group that focuses on state public policy issues that impact the profession and global firms. In this capacity, she handles multiple state policy initiatives and participates in several state-based political and policy groups.

Tammy brings 30 years of federal, state and local public policy experience to her role. Through past positions with federal and state agencies, insurance industry organizations and a professional services firm, she addressed public policy efforts before national and state legislative and regulatory groups. 

Tammy holds a JD from Louisiana State University and a BS from McNeese State University.

How Tammy is building a better working world 

“I guide our efforts regarding laws, regulation and political activities at the state level that directly impact the accounting and auditing profession.”

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