Iam Tucker – Bio
Iam Tucker serves as the President and CEO of Integrated Logistical Support, Inc. (ILSI Engineering). Founded over two decades ago, ILSI Engineering is a 100% female, minority owned, 8(a) Certified civil engineering firm that provides competent, cost effective services in the civil engineering field. ILSI Engineering specializes in sewer, water, streets and drainage design projects, as well as program and Construction Management. Ms. Tucker is responsible for the day-to- day management, direction, business development and implementation of policy for all civil engineering, structural engineering and construction management activities.
Since assuming the presidency of ILSI, she has generated a commendable record of corporate achievements for herself and the company, highlighting 62 contract awards across various state, local and federal agencies since assuming the helm of the company 8 years ago.
Ms. Tucker is a passionate advocate for the City of New Orleans and the people within it. She is a member of the non-partisan advocacy group African American Women of Purpose and Power. She is a graduate of Cohort 5 of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program at Delgado Community College and an honoree in the 2013 Gambit 40 under 40 class. Ms. Tucker has been appointed to the New Orleans Police & Justice Foundation, a cause near and dear to her heart and background as a police officer.
She was also recently nominated and accepted to be part of the Greater New Orleans Inc. Foundation,(GNO); a high profile catalytic business development alliance in the region. One of her most recent notable achievements was being voted the Times-Picayune’s “Reader’s Choice – Minority Business of the Year”, an accomplishment that she represents as more dear to her than any she has received thus far. That same article helped “The Atlantic” Publication reach out for comment. As well as, Essence Magazine, to find and identify Ms. Tucker as 1 of “10 things we’re talking about” in the August 2015 Issue of Essence Magazine. This was a 10th Anniversary of Katrina edition of Essence Magazine in which they en-captioned her “The Fixer”, for her and her firm’s work to Renew New Orleans.