Frisco City Council : 2022 Current Term Expires: 2025 Frisco Resident Since: 2004 Occupation: Chief Innovation Officer, Blackshaw Partners, LLC Family: Married to Todd since 1997, three daughters
Tammy Meinershagen has resided in Frisco since 2004 and is the first Asian-American to serve on Frisco City Council. Named the “Spirit of Frisco” by the Frisco Chamber of Commerce for exemplifying innovation and collaboration, Tammy has more than a decade of community service through many organizations. Her impactful work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Dallas CEO Magazine, Korea Daily News, KERA, WFAA, Frisco Style, Local Profile, and more.
Tammy is committed to making Frisco a world-class city and the best place to live, work, play, and stay. Since joining the Frisco City Council in 2022, Tammy has approved projects that address the Top 10 Council Priorities and increase the quality of life for our diverse citizens, all while keeping the property tax rate the same as the previous five fiscal years. Tammy also serves on the Mayor’s Veterans Advisory Committee, is a Council Liaison for the Frisco Inclusion Committee, and Vice Chair of the Legislative Committee.
An active volunteer in the community, Tammy currently serves on the Advisory Boards of Leadership Prep School, Legacy Christian Academy, Frisco Arts Foundation, and the Texas Women's Foundation’s Orchid Giving Circle. Tammy previously served on the Frisco Citizen Bond Committee, Public Art Board, Frisco Council of PTA’s, Collin Corporate College Nonprofit Advisory Board, FISD’s Independent Study/Mentorship program and Business Incubator EDU program, coaching student entrepreneurs.
Recognized as a transformational leader, Tammy was featured in CEO MOM Magazine’s Power 15 for bringing positive change to the community. She also received the distinguished Obelisk Award by the North Texas Business Council for the Arts for her visionary leadership in Frisco’s cultural ecosystem. Tammy was honored by the Junior League of Collin County with the “Spirit of Collaboration” award for successfully partnering with over 100 businesses, nonprofits, and community organizations.
Professionally, Tammy is Chief Innovation Officer at Blackshaw Partners LLC, a 40-year global executive search firm serving blue-chip multinationals and private equity clients. In her role, Tammy oversees business operations and leads the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion strategy, championing opportunities for women and people of color in executive leadership and C-suite roles. Prior to joining Blackshaw Partners, Tammy was a nonprofit executive and business consultant, advising clients on strategic branding, targeted marketing, and effective digital presence.
Originally from Chicago, IL and a graduate of Northwestern University, Tammy and her husband Todd have three beautiful daughters Ellie, Chloe, and Sophie. A lifelong musician, Tammy enjoys playing her violin and beloved Steinway piano in her spare time.