Tammie Ferguson is passionate about helping build stronger communities and serving those with spiritual, financial, physical and emotional needs. She is an ordained deacon minister and mission trip leader. She has participated in nine mission trips throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. Tammie is an advocate, sponsor and volunteer for Compassion International with four sponsored children in Bolivia, Guatemala and Haiti, and is the founder and president of Passion, INC., a global support and relief charity. She is a lover of seafood, impact travel, Gospel music and nature. A native of Moss Point, MS, Ferguson earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in communications at Mississippi State University and her Master of Science degree in administration from Central Michigan University. She earned the Department of the Army Public Service Award in 2015 and has served on several nonprofit boards and committees.