Tammy Jelinek

2501 West Beltline Highway
Madison, WI 53713

Tel: 608.270.2954
Email: tjelinek@wipfli.com

Areas of Focus

  • Creating professional development opportunities for clients and their teams
  • Connecting clients with the right solutions at the right time
  • Developing customized solutions to meet client needs
  • Federal laws and regulations training for grant-funded nonprofits
  • Leadership and management training for businesses 
  • Organizational development and culture initiatives
  • Process design and implementation
  • Strategic planning, change management, and coaching




Upper Iowa University - Fayette, Iowa (Madison, Wisconsin campus)

  • Bachelor of science degree in business with a minor in psychology - Graduated cum laude
  • Master of business administration degree with an emphasis in organizational development

Tammy T. Jelinek, MBA


With over 25 years of experience working in and with nonprofit organizations and for-profit businesses, Tammy Jelinek engages with leadership teams to strategically align their goals to grow, expand, and meet their outcomes.

She is one of our nationally recognized trainers in the areas of Head Start/Early Head Start and Uniform Guidance regulations, parent engagement, employee engagement, organizational development and culture, talent management, leadership, action planning, and client service.

Tammy answers questions and manages content for the My Wipfli Membership Service, adds regulatory expertise to templated policies and procedures, tool kits, and consulting engagements, including enterprise risk assessments and authors two blogs.


  • Predictive Index®
  • Crucial Conversations®
  • Designing Learning
  • E-Learning Instructional Design
  • Managing Learning Programs

Professional memberships and activities

  • Downtown Madison Inc. - Member
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dane County - Governance Committee member  and Big Sister
  • National trainer for numerous nonprofit conferences, including National Head Start Association, Community Action Partnership, various state Head Start and Community Action Association conferences, Families and Schools Together National Conference, National Dropout Prevention Network, Beyond School Hours Conference, Annual Youth-at-Risk Conference, and Wipfli’s Annual and Winter Conferences