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Matthew Tye

Professional Background

Educational Background

  • B.A., University of Nebraska, Psychology
  • M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University, Counseling Psychology
  • M.Ed., Teachers College, Columbia University, Counseling Psychology
  • Ph.D., Teachers College, Columbia University, Counseling Psychology

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Matthew Tye (Ph.D., Teachers College, Columbia University) Partner, Ritchie | Tye Consulting.  

Dr. Tye spearheads the Leadership Development practice at Ritchie | Tye Consulting, which includes the design, delivery and supervision of customized leadership development programs, executive coaching, team development, and board training and support. Dr. Tye possesses a vast array of expertise in models of effective management practice, group process and facilitation, and program evaluation, with a particular emphasis on performance coaching and team effectiveness for executives. He is trained in all the major assessment tools including the MBTI, FIRO-B, Hogan inventories, and Benchmarks, among others. As a psychologist and organizational strategist, Dr. Tye is highly skilled in examining the complex and dynamic systems that can interfere with individual and group level performance. Blending traditional business management principles with psychological theory, he assists clients in more fully understanding their organization, their role, and solutions for greater success.

Dr. Tye is currently an adjunct faculty member in the Social and Organizational Psychology Department at Teachers College, Columbia University, teaching courses in Organizational Change and Consultation, Group Dynamics: A systems perspective, Small Group Intervention and Executive Coaching to graduate-level students. Prior to joining Ritchie | Tye Consulting, Dr. Tye spent over fifteen years providing institutional leadership and management development through a variety of executive level roles within the non-profit sector. His most recent position was as the Chief Operating Officer of Gay Men’s Health Crisis in New York City, where he led nearly 150 employees and had oversight of all programmatic and research activities.

Dr. Tye holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Nebraska as well as a Master’s of Arts, a Master’s of Education, and a Doctorate degree in Counseling Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University. Dr. Tye is a board member for the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music and is the Board President of the Pratt-Heins Foundation.