As Volunteer Manager, Tyrone is responsible for overseeing all of the organization’s volunteer programs. This includes the Chicago Ambassador program, the Alliance’s Chicago Young Professional Councils, and Adopt-a-Beach, which engages over 15,000 volunteers in beach clean-ups across the eight-state Great Lakes region. Tyrone brings a wealth of experience in volunteer management and has worked with volunteers from all socioeconomic backgrounds in the United States and Canada.
Prior to joining the Alliance in 2018, Tyrone served as Volunteer Services Manager at Americas’ SAP Users’ Group and Volunteer Engagement Manager at Center for Economic Progress before that. Tyrone received his bachelor’s degree in communications from University of Tennessee and earned his master’s in public administration from University of Illinois at Springfield. In addition to his role at the Alliance, Tyrone serves in a volunteer capacity as Vice President of Marketing and Communication for the Association of Volunteer Administrators of Metropolitan Chicago. Tyrone is from Tennessee – the Volunteer State – and has a deep passion for volunteerism is in his blood. He is driven by the belief that volunteerism is a force that can unite people from all walks of life and he loves that he gets to work towards that vision every day.