Tami Magnus has lived and worked in New York State’s Southern Tier and Central regions for most of her career. Her career encompasses government, not-for-profit and higher education fields, with experience in health care services, workforce and economic development, and administration.
Tami was employed for over ten years by Tioga County in rural upstate New York, serving as a case manager for community health services and Director of Employment and Training. She also served as the Director of Volunteer Services, and eventually Director of Finance, for Southern Tier AIDS Program (STAP).
Beginning her Cornell career as a financial analyst in the University Budget Office following completion of her Master’s in Business Administration at Binghamton University, Tami and her family moved to the Ithaca area. In 2015, Tami accepted the position of Executive Director for the Institute of Biotechnology. This role encompasses her interests in health and life sciences, administration, and New York State business development and growth.