Tyler Cullen joined Keen Independent as a Program and Research Coordinator. Much of her professional career is rooted in qualitative research, program development, supportive services and community outreach.
Ms. Cullen’s primary role with the firm includes coordination of firm-wide staff assignments as part of Keen Independent quality assurance/quality control measures (QA/QC). In this role, Tyler has assisted firm leadership with the design and implementation of an innovative project tracking system.
In addition, Tyler has extensive expertise analyzing in-depth interviews, focus groups and public meetings. She has conducted these and other qualitative research tasks for many Keen Independent disparity studies including studies for the City of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Missouri Department of Transportation.
Tyler has also has contributed to Keen Independent assignments for Denver Arts and Venues, Arizona Game and Fish and the Arizona Department of Transportation research division.
Prior to Keen Independent, Ms. Cullen led a woman-owned, small business contracting to the Department of Defense (DoD). As part of her contract with DoD, Tyler served as Chairperson of a multi-agency committee dedicated to assisting families with special needs. Her efforts combined program enhancement and development with implementation of new initiatives. Ms. Cullen has been recognized by top government officials for this work and service to the community.
Ms. Cullen has spent over 250 hours volunteering within the military community and has assisted thousands of active-duty Airmen, retirees and military families in navigating the military lifecycle. She was selected for numerous high-impact “think tanks” with top officials working to improve military family life and is an award recipient for her dedication and service to military families. Tyler’s commitment to public service also includes volunteering in local elementary schools.
Tyler earned a Master of Science in Industrial and Organizational Psychology with honors from Grand Canyon University, as well as graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Ashford University.