Tyrone Maurice Anderson has been on the board of Independent Housing Living (IHL) since 2013. He currently serves as Certified Trainer and Unit Leader at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) where he has been employed for nearly 2 years. In this short timeframe with the company, he has been responsible for implementing numerous initiatives that have led to increased team engagement, operational efficiency, and cost savings to the tune of nearly $400k. In June 2015, Anderson was tapped by leadership to train management and associate level staff on the company’s new production data operating system. He brings a wealth of experience, a strong knowledge base, and a knack for galvanizing individuals into highly effective teams. Prior to his employment at FCA, Tyrone was the lead financial analyst at The Detroit Housing Commission. During his tenure with the housing commission he launched a new payroll system, drafted/updated HR and finance company policies and procedures, facilitated external audits, and played a pivotal role in the conversion of the company wide ERP system. The basis of his professional experience was formed during his time serving in the role of external auditor at Deloitte & Touche.
Mr. Anderson holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration concentrated in the study of Accountancy from Wayne State University in Detroit and Executive MBA from the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University.
He has a passion for community building and seeks to rebuild, revitalize, and invigorate the City of Detroit from an economic, family centric and civic perspective. To this end, Tyrone has given to his time, talent and financial resources to various community focused nonprofit organizations. To further assist these need based organizations, Anderson founded and launched, The Way Forward Consulting, LLC in 2013 to provide grant application assistance at a reasonable rate to various 501(c)3 organizations.