Joining the CIS team in 2014, Tych has grown into the role of Program Director of School Based Programs. His focus is on supporting the 3 CIS model schools and Youth FIRST programs after spending his first 5 years with the program as a student support specialist at Chatham Middle School. Tych will also assist with social media communications, expansion support, and community engagement. Tych arrived in North Carolina just over 8 years ago from Topeka, Kansas after completing his Masters of Business Administration at Washburn University. Tych has held a wide variety of roles throughout his professional career, and joined the CIS of Chatham County team after two years as an Operations Assistant with the University of North Carolina football team. Tych has been a teacher, coach, and mentor, and is excited for the opportunity to utilize his people skills and passion for community development. In his free time, you can find Tych firing up the grill, playing with his 12 year old pitbull named Slim, and enjoying the outdoors with his wife Courtney.