Tym is a Senior Director at Third Horizon Strategies, a boutique health care advisory firm based in Chicago. Tym is a seasoned health philanthropy and policy professional with over 16 years of experience in substance use and mental health disorder prevention and treatment, coalition building, community and organizational strategic planning, health policy and advocacy, and civic engagement.
Tym previously served as a Director at the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, where he provided leadership on the foundation's largest philanthropic initiative and guided strategic investments in areas such as early childhood education and care, family and youth support, substance use disorders services, and educational pathways to build the future of New Hampshire's workforce. Tym also served eight years as the chair of the New Hampshire Governor’s Commission on Substance Use, advising state and national elected officials on behavioral health and health policy issues and leveraging public investment to increase access to prevention, treatment, and recovery services. Tym founded the NH Providers Association and several other nonprofits. He has extensive experience advising individual and institutional donors, community stakeholders, entrepreneurs, and leaders at the local, state, and national levels on best practices in behavioral health and transforming health care systems to improve access and quality.
Tym earned a master’s degree in Intermodal Expressive Arts Therapy from Lesley University and a bachelor’s degree in theatre from Emerson College. Tym lives with his wife and two children in Bedford, New Hampshire.