Tammy Mann

Tammy Mann, PhD, is President and CEO for The Campagna Center and a Board Member of ZERO TO THREE.

Tammy Mann

President and CEO, The Campagna Center

Contributions to the Field

Dr. Tammy Mann has been involved in work at the national, state and local levels for more than 25 years. Her work has focused on addressing the needs of children and families, especially those living in economically and socially challenged environments. A practitioner at heart, Dr. Mann has had a longstanding interest in effectively translating research to practice. She currently leads an organization devoted to providing cradle to career education and social development services to more than 2,000 children, teens and adults in Alexandria. Prior to her work at The Campagna Center, she served as Executive Director of the Frederick Patterson Research Institute and as Deputy Executive Director at ZERO TO THREE.


  • Past Chairman & Commissioner, Collaborative Commission on Children Youth and Families, City of Alexandria
  • Board Member, Foundation for Child Development
  • Past President & Governing Board Member, National Association for the Education of Young Children
  • Board of Advisors, Buffet Early Childhood Institute
  • Board Member, Banium Foundation
  • Board Member, Alexandria Chamber of Commerce
  • Trustee, Goodwin House Inc.

Recent Honors/Awards/Recognition/Books Published

Dr. Mann has authored and co-authored a variety of articles, monographs and edited books including, Child Psychology and Mental Health: Cultural and Ethno-Racial Perspectives: Volume 1: African American Children’s Mental Health: Development and Context & Volume 2: African American Children’s Mental Health: Prevention, Intervention and Social Policy. She has also served as a former consulting editor for Young Children, and has held appointments as a Public Policy Fellow with the American Psychological and adjunct/affiliate appointments at Howard University and George Mason University, respectively. In 2016, she named non-profit leader of the year in Alexandria.