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Matthew Tye

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Matthew Tye (Ph.D., Teachers College, Columbia University) Vice President and Practice Head of Leadership Development services of Ritchie | Tye Consulting, Dr. Tye brings over a decade of experience providing institutional leadership and management development through a variety of executive level roles within the human services industry.

Prior to joining Ritchie | Tye Consulting, he spent nearly 10 years as the Chief Operating Officer of Gay Men’s Health Crisis in New York City, leading nearly 150 employees and managing an annual budget of over 20 million dollars. 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 senior to executive managers. 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 has taught courses on small and large group dynamics, the exercise of authority in leadership, and psychological analysis of organizations and non-profit management practices. Currently, Dr. Tye is an adjunct faculty member in the Social and Organizational Psychology Department at Columbia University, teaching courses in Organizational Change and Consultation and Group Dynamics.  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 Columbia University. Dr. Tye is a member of the New York Center for the Study of Groups, Organizations and Social Systems, Board President of the Pratt-Heins Foundation, and a board member of the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music.