Tynetta Brown, President and CEO


Tynetta@PhilanthropyDelaware.org • 302-588-1342

Tynetta Brown, most recently served as the Director of Development and Marketing/Communications for the WRK Group (The Warehouse, REACH Riverside Development Corporation and Kingswood Community Center) She was responsible for implementation and collaborative oversight of fundraising efforts and managed the marketing and communications efforts for all three entities.

Prior to the WRK Group, she was with the United Way of Delaware for a little over 6 years and served as the Director of Community Impact and the Associate Director of Health and served as staff liaison and an Ally to the United Way of Delaware’s PRIDE Council Affinity Group that focuses on LGBTQ youth, health equity and workplace issues as well as the Public Policy committee and represented the United Way of Delaware on various city and statewide committees, task forces and conference planning teams related to youth, education, policy and health.

Miss Brown has over 23 years of experience in the public health care and pharmaceutical and sectors in the areas of strategic sponsorship development, corporate relationship management, social marketing, management of non-profit and government community and public health programs. Additionally, she has expertise in public policy, health disparities and patient advocacy. 

Her past career also includes serving as Vice-President, Social Marketing with Ogilvy Public Relations in Washington, DC; Director, Corporate Relations for the American College of Cardiology in Washington, DC; Senior Alliance Development Manager in the cardiovascular franchise at AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals; Executive Director of the Tri-State Stroke Network for the North Carolina Dept. of Health and Human Services and the CDC; Program Manager for both the American Heart Association and Operation Health 27610 in North Carolina.

Tynetta is not a stranger to volunteerism and service. She has served on and currently serves on numerous national, regional and local health, youth and arts related boards and committees. Currently she is on the Board of Trustees for Christiana Care Health System and is a member of their Women and Children’s Leadership Council, Kids Chance of America, and Kids Chance of Delaware.

Previously she served 6 years on the Board of Directors of the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition, was a volunteer for AARP Delaware, the national board of directors for WomenHeart:The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease; Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts, a member and VP of Fund Development for the National Coalition of 100 Black Women-Delaware Chapter, and the US-DHHS Heart Attack Expert Panel.

Awards include recognition in 2017 with a Board Leadership Award from the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition, Delaware Today magazine’s Women in Business Award and previously recognized by the Association of Black Cardiologists with a Commitment to Diversity and the Elimination of Health Care Disparities Award.

She is also an Interior Design/Lifestyle contributor for Women of MORE magazine, a recent contributor to the upcoming November release of Love Letters to My Girls: 100 Black Women Speak to the Hearts of Black Women & Girls anthology project. Miss Brown has been a contributor to a few blogs and other health related publications and a co-author in the Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved.

Her personal passions include interior design, custom jewelry and home accessory design. She also was Principal Consultant for Thumbprint Strategies offering tailored solutions in strategic planning, marketing, project management, partnership engagement, marketing, and design for community environments.

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