Director

Tamara Fields

Tamara Fields currently serves as the Client Account Lead (CAL) for State of Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts (TX CPA) and the Accenture Program Manager for the Centralized Accounting and Payroll/Personnel System (CAPPS) Program for the State of Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts (TX CPA). Ms. Fields also serves as the Health and Public Service High Performance Enterprise Lead (HPE) for the Southwest (SW) Region. Ms. Fields has worked for Accenture for the past 20 years supporting primarily large, complex federal financials and procurement ERP implementations. In the SW HPE role, Ms. Fields is responsible for facilitating sales and industry expertise for COTS / ERP systems, IT strategy, and backend systems. Ms. Fields, as the TX CPA CAPPS PM for Accenture, is supporting under the direction and leadership of the TX CPA, a multi-year effort to expand the CAPPS Finance and HR systems to 100+ Texas stage agencies over the next four years. She is currently managing the Operations and Support of the HR and Finance PeopleSoft applications for existing state agencies already deployed. Ms. Fields previously worked in Accenture Federal Services supporting Department of Defense Services account in the Defense portfolio in various capacities for the last decade prior to her state work. She supported the Defense Organization Financial Systems ACAT 1 Program as the Deputy Program Manager facilitating a successful roll out of one of the largest ERP SAP Financial transformations in the world which supported 52,000 users across 200 locations in 71 countries achieving full operational capability in July 2012. Ms. Fields also serves as the Diversity and Inclusion Lead for the Austin Accenture Office supporting the various Employee Resource Groups. Ms. Fields is focused on expanding diversity and inclusion within her company and community. She has facilitated several trainings and supported many speaking engagements that advance women and diversity in Information Technology. Ms. Fields is active in her community and has started new initiatives in her local church for disadvantage youth and single mothers. Ms. Fields serves on the Board of Directors for Paul Quinn University in Dallas, Texas in which she serves on several committees including the Executive and Finance committees.