PROFILE | Tammy Martin-Ryles
A humble, compassionate, caring, energetic, positive, good spirited personality is what she possesses.
Tammy Martin-Ryles is an educator, business owner, a founding member and CEO /President of the Black Chamber of Commerce Inland Empire. As an educator for the Corona-Norco Unified School District, she teaches anatomy & physiology and biology. Tammy serves as an advisor for the black student union, future medical professionals of America, voices (a school choir) and American Red Cross where she encourages social, leadership, and business skills. She has served as a lead teacher and union representative. In 2014 to 15, she received Teacher of the Year Award at John F. Kennedy Middle College High School/Corona Norco United School District.
Tammy will be a presenter at 4th SoCal Annual Women Business and Wellness Conference on November 13, 2019 in Ontario, California
Tammy has experience working with many Fortune 500 company in the capacity of sales, finance, marketing, and management. This experience led her in starting an entertainment productions company partnership where she became very involved in the community. Tammy worked in the community by serving in many capacities on chamber and business boards.
In August 2015, she along with the assistance of other community leaders made it possible for her to become a founding member and CEO/President of the Black Chamber of Commerce Inland Empire. Currently Tammy volunteers 100% of her time as the President and CEO of the Black Chamber of Commerce Inland Empire.
The mission of the chamber is to build knowledge of the business world by reaching out to other professionals of the community and building strong working relationships. The purpose is to serve the inland empire by improving business-to-business and business-to-community relationships. She collaborates with organizations that promote diversity (multicultural), education, youth entrepreneurship and political awareness.
Since the Chamber’s inception, they have created signature events such as The Black History Super Expo Celebration, Annual Youth Business Conference, Quarterly Multicultural Mixers and BCCIE Business Conference. The chamber has formed partnerships with Asian Business Association, National Latina Business Women Association, Greater Riverside Hispanic Chamber, Diversity Business Forum and Ca. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. The chamber supports by giving back to many organizations through monetary and volunteer contributions. At the same time, the chamber has also been sponsored by many organizations in the community.
Tammy has received many community and business awards, personal and on behalf of the Black chamber of community for their tireless contributions. For Tammy the journey is just beginning. In 2018 she launch her company Get Raw with Tammy. She hopes to one day win the greatest award of educating every one the importance of eating an alkaline plant-based diet.
Tammy has a Degree of Bachelor of Science in Applied Arts and Sciences in Biology, from San Diego State University. She earned her Masters of Education and completed Doctoral studies from Argosy University. She is a single parent raising her only daughter, Bailey. Tammy states “happy and success can only be accomplished by how true you are to yourself.”