Tyra Parker

Tyra joined our team in February 2022 as Visitor Services Manager, in which she primarily oversees Wolfe’s Neck Oceanfront Campground. She has extensive hands-on experience in directing and leading large-scale operations, including affordable senior housing programs, both federal and state correctional reentry programs, recovery residences, battery intervention programs, permanent and supportive housing for homeless veterans and homeless youth, as well as facility management. She has also directed the largest low-barrier emergency shelters and resource center in both Baltimore City and Baltimore County.

Before entering the nonprofit sector, Tyra worked in the defense industry as a team leader and marketing manager supporting Navy defense programs. One of the highlights of her career was working directly under retired RADM Wayne E. Meyer.

Tyra graduated with honors from Marymount University with an International Business Degree. She has lived in Maine for over five years and loves the outdoors including hiking, biking, kayaking, and snowshoeing. She is enthusiastic about animals and lives with her small dog Peanut, who has a very large personality.

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