Ms. Deidre Tatum is a native of Sheffield, AL and has lived in Jasper, AL for over 30 years. She studied accounting and business at the University of Alabama and graduated with a BS in Business Management at Stillman College, Tuscaloosa, AL. Ms. Tatum is a National Certified ROMA (Results Oriented Management and Accountability) Trainer, a Certified National HUD Financial Counselor, a NeighborWorks Certified Housing Financial Counselor, and was a 2017 recipient of the “50 over 50” award by Positive Maturity. She serves on several local boards and committees. Ms. Tatum is the Executive Director of the Walker County Community Action Agency, Inc. and has worked as Executive Director since 2008.