AMBER R. TYNAN
Amber R. Tynan is the Executive Director for United Partners for Human Services and has 20 years of nonprofit management experience. She has spent most of her career consulting with nonprofits ranging in asset sizes of one million to five-hundred million - finding ways to improve their operational efficiency, while creating alternative solutions to meet the needs of their target demographic and local communities.
Amber has been recognized for her demonstrated commitment and performance in our nonprofit community as the Fundraiser of the Year by the Big Bend Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (2013), "Leader of the Year" by the Leadership Academy of North Florida (2014), Kiwanian of the Year by the Capital City Kiwanis Club (2013 and 2014), 2014 KCCI Community Catalyst, Tallahassee Democrat’s 25 Women You Need to Know Honoree (2015), Golden A.C.E. Recipient (2015), Tallahassee Women Magazine’s Women Who Mean Business Rock Star Award Recipient (2015), , Girl Scout Council of the Panhandle’s Women of Distinction Honoree (2016), Centennial Award Recipient by the Capital City Kiwanis Club (2016), Walter Zeller Fellowship Award Recipient by the Capital City Kiwanis Club (2016), Reubin Askew Community Engagement Leadership Award Honoree (2022), Oxford Learning Academy’s Community Leader of the Year Recipient (2023), Domi Station's Community Leader Recipient (2023), Tallahassee Women's Magazine's R.E.D. Gala Determined Award Honoree (2023), and a member of Leadership Tallahassee Class 35.
A philanthropist at heart, Amber enjoys volunteering within the community and serves on multiple boards sharing her personal philosophy of “together we’re better.” Amber is a graduate of Florida State University with a B.A. in English and Communication. Amber and her husband Ray welcomed their daughter Finnley-Ann Harper in 2016 and when she is not at the office, you can usually find Amber SCUBA diving or on their boat in the Gulf of Mexico.