Chairman of the Board of Directors at SECU, the largest state-chartered financial cooperative in Maryland, has won two awards for his contributions to business and community service. The African Methodist Episcopal Church — 2nd Episcopal District named Tynes the Bishop’s Man of the Year for Community Service. The Zeta Sigma Alumni Chapter of the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc., honored Tynes with its Bigger and Better Business Award. Tynes also serves as Chairman of the Credit Union Foundation for the State of Maryland and the District of Columbia. He spent 33 years in Maryland State Government, he was the Deputy Secretary of the State Department of Personnel, Assistant to the Chief Deputy Comptroller and Human Resources Director for the University of Maryland System. He has also served as Director of Personnel for Anne Arundel County Government. Tynes is on the staff of the Carl Murphy Fine Arts Center at Morgan State University and functions as Business Manager for the Morgan State University Choir.