Originally from Chicago, Illinois Tamika began her career in Grants and Contracts at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago as a Grant Administrator. She was then promoted to Post Award Administrator. Tamika has vast experience in managing different types of funding mechanisms ranging from individual donations to Federal contracts and DOD awards.

In 2010, she relocated to Maryland and continued working for the Office of Grants and Contracts at Children’s National Medical Center where she was a Grants and Contracts Specialist. Tamika King completed her undergraduate degree at Illinois State University with a bachelors degree in Communication in 2002. Six years later she completed her MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management. In 2017, Tamika became a certified project management professional earning her P.M.P.