Kim Tyler

Kim Tyler is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Humanity United where she leverages a vast array of experiences in the accounting, finance and operations space. In this role, Kim leads all fiscal matters related to Humanity United’s portfolio of Foundations, manages HU’s finance team and contributes to the implementation of its organizational strategy and goals.

Kim has an established career in fiscal management, strategy and operational support with experiences across a variety of industries most recently as the Chief Financial Officer with the Robert R. McCormick Foundation. Prior to that role, Kim served at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago as the Assistant Vice President of Finance with the Customer Relations and Support Office.  Kim has held senior financial leadership positions across other non-profit organizations and in the corporate space, most notably at Kraft Foods and AT&T.

Kim has a legacy of service that extends beyond the noted professional accomplishments. Kim was on the faculty of Prairie State College as an adjunct Professor of Accounting. Kim also has a distinguished body of civic engagement. She previously held board member roles with the Illinois Association for Infant Mental Health as well as the Village of Frankfort Finance Committee.   Currently, she serves on the Board of Directors, as the Treasurer, for both Forefront and Planning Implementation Evaluation (PIE.org).

Kim holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Accounting and an MBA from the University of Illinois and Northwestern University, respectively.  Kim has also earned a Certified Public Accountant’s license (inactive) and currently holds a Certified Real Estate Broker’s license with the state of Illinois. Kim and her family live in the south suburbs of Chicago and collectively enjoy sports and traveling.