John Tynan

President, TynanGroup, Inc.

Mary Given

Associate VP for Alumni & Church Relations

Fuller Thological Seminary

Don Johnson

Senior Pastor

Montecito Covenant Church

Other Relevant Experience

Scheduler/Staff Assistant

Congressman Carlos Morhead Washington, D.C.

Administrative Assistant

Michael Long Consulting

Santa Barbara, CA


  • Possesses strong human relations and organizational skills as well as excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Previous professional experience includes public and government relations, marketing, research, education, and office administration.
  • Willingly assumes demanding projects with attention to detail and timely completion.Equally effective as an independent worker and a team player.
  • Experienced with online searches, internet research, multiple desktop publishing programs and the Microsoft Office suite.

Internship Experience

Spring, 1992

Davies Communications

Santa Barbara, CA 

Fall, 1993

State Senator Gary Hart

Santa Barbara, CA



Work History

Work History
Jan 2009 - Present

Assistant Director of Career Services

California Baptist University

Responsible for the development of internship for students in all academic disciplines.  Assist in job search assistance, career exploration, resume evaltuation and development, mock interviews and career counseling for a diverse student population. Assist in the development and implementation of campus events that promote internship and job opportunities and further student's experience and understanding of career development beyond college.

Oct 2000 - Feb 2002

Marketing & Business Development Coordinator

Assisted the President and department executives of TynanGroup’s four operating companies in business development and marketing efforts.Duties included writing, copy editing and formatting business proposals, developing and maintaining a database for marketing efforts, and assisting in the spin-off of a wireless development company through a comprehensive marketing campaign. Organized, wrote, and coordinated press releases, company mailings, and letters of introduction. Advised other departments in writing and preparing client brochures and mailers.

Jul 1996 - Oct 2000

Associate Director of Alumni & Parent Relations

Responsible for managing and implementing programs designed to broaden alumni interest and financial support of the College. Traveled off-site with faculty and administration to assist the management and representation of regional chapter events. Managed the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations in the absence of the Executive Director.Developed and managed campus events such as Homecoming and Parent’s Weekend and coordinated volunteers, publicity, facility usage, and student training.Planned and designed brochures and invitations.Assisted in the implementation of Alumni Board and Parent Council programs and worked on solicitation programs for alumni.