Prior to returning to Pennsylvania, Tymia volunteered at Peoria Housing Authority as Tenant Council President which lead to a volunteer position with a local partner who serviced the community’s youth, the Boys & Girls Club. Here is where Tymia realized her passion for working with children and soon moved into the position of Program Coordinator.
She has overseen before and after school programs, summer youth camps, conducted parenting classes, youth workforce trainings, etiquette classes, and computer literacy workshops for the youth as well as seniors, for several nationally branded community service organizations such as the YMCA, YWCA, Children’s Home of Illinois, and United Way. She was also a certified Foster Parent in the State of Illinois. Fast forward 25 years, Tymia finds herself back where her heart was fill with the passion for servicing the Youth.
Tymia was born in York, Pennsylvania and raised between Peoria, Illinois and Dallas, Texas. She attended University of Phoenix where she earned an Associates and Bachelors Degree in Business Administration & Management as well as her MBA. Currently, Tymia is midway through a Doctoral Program at Walden University where she will earn a DBA with a concentration in change/crisis management.