Tammy PennyDirector, Human Resources

Tammy Penny

Tammy Penny is director of human resources for the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

Penny most recently served as deputy director of human resources at the North Carolina Department of Public Safety (DPS) where she managed recruitment, employment and benefits. Based on her experience at DPS with merging governmental sections, she has been a great asset in assisting DNCR in the transfer of Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) assets. Penny previously worked at the North Carolina Department of Correction and for the Maola Milk and Ice Cream Company. She has served in state government for 18 years and is a graduate of N.C. State University.

As human resources director Penny directs, manages and administers human resources programs for DNCR. She is responsible for developing, implementing, consulting and guiding managers, supervisors and employees on a broad spectrum of personnel policies, procedures and options.