Tamara Hale
Tamara has more than 20 years experience in nonprofit management. As the Executive Director of L3 she is responsible for the day to day operations of the organization, as well as guiding and supporting the Board in their long-range plans and objectives of L3. Prior to joining L3, Mrs. Hale was managing director of The First Tee Greater Austin, managing director of Austin Lyric Opera and vice president of member service and resource development at the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce. Earlier in her career she was vice president for board and volunteer services at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, assistant to the president at Robert Morris College and associate director of development at Carnegie Mellon University. A graduate of Carnegie Mellon, she is married to Don Hale. They live in Atlanta, Georgia and have two children, Paige and Reide. Read Tammy’s complete resume.

Ashley Shearer
Director of Communications
Ashley coordinates all L3 communications. She produces the monthly newsletters, email communications, marketing materials, produces web content, edits the website and manages all other communication efforts. Ashley was born and raised in Austin, where she was a successful photographer for many years preceding her decision to pursue a career in Graphic and Web Design.  She presently lives in Austin, Texas with her husband and daughter.  She continues to dabble in photography, when she is not kept busy with all her other interests.

Abbie Warner
Travel Advisor Specialist
Abbie was a franchisee systems support manager with ResiBrands, she implemented training programs, fulfilled support requests for franchisees and was responsible for companywide event planning. Prior to joining ResiBrands, she was the elementary ministry coordinator at The Fellowship Church in Round Rock, Texas. Abbie is a graduate of Oklahoma State University where she received her a bachelor’s degree in business management with a concentration in non-profit management. 

Abbie resides in Waco, Texas with her husband.

Karen Chischolm
Research and Bookkeeping Specialist
Karen is responsible for bookkeeping services for both L3 Organization and the clients of L3’s It’s Done Personal Administrative Services.  She also provides research for travel plans, event planning, and operating system services.
A native of the Pittsburgh area, Karen earned her Bachelor of Biological Sciences from Lebanon Valley College, as well as a Secondary Education Certificate. For nine years she’s been an educator of homebound students and specializes in STEAM enrichment, which emphasizes content standards in science, technology, engineering, art, and math.  She is married to James Chisholm and they have two sons, Spencer and Blake.  In her free time, Karen enjoys playing golf.