Notable Alumni: Tammy Belton-Davis

Founder and principal, Athena Communications, LLC

  • Category: Notable Alumni
  • Number of years working in your current industry: 20
  • Undergrad degree/university: BA in Professional Communications / Alverno College
  • Graduate degree/university: n/a

Alverno College – 1993

Tammy Belton-Davis graduated from Alverno College in 1993. In 2017, she was inducted into its Vanguard Society, whose members have “achieved prominence in their careers and are highly involved in their communities.”

Belton-Davis is the founder and principal of Athena Communications, LLC. Established in 2009, Athena is a Milwaukee-based brand-management firm offering public relations and communication services. 

During the past year, the company’s client work has touched on many of the key issues of 2020, including the COVID-19 pandemic, the presidential election, and racial equity. Belton-Davis has developed and launched a new service program called Athena’s IDEA (inclusion, diversity, equity, and action) in pursuit of a more equitable society for all Milwaukeeans.

She is also the first-ever chief diversity officer for Milwaukee Rep.

She is a board member with the Center for Self-Sufficiency, Bronzeville Arts Ensemble and Groundwork Milwaukee and a volunteer at the Dr. Howard Fuller Collegiate Academy. She has just been elected to Alverno College’s Board of Trustees and is a member of Tempo Milwaukee, Professional Dimensions and the Public Relations Society of America.

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