Tianay Amat
President & CEO

An enthusiastic leader with a passion for the mission, Tianay Amat brings more than 20 years of experience as an educator and administrator to the role of President & CEO of Cincinnati Works.

Tianay spent the previous 5 years as Deputy Superintendent and then Interim Superintendent of Cincinnati Public Schools, where she led a district with 65 schools and 36,000 students. During that time, CPS students demonstrated academic improvement, increased graduation rates and more students were prepared to enter college and the workforce.

She previously worked as a teacher, administrator and principal in multiple districts across different communities and socio-economic backgrounds. That diverse leadership experience has informed her core belief that through collaboration and compassion, we can empower job-seekers to thrive in an ever-evolving workforce.

Tianay holds a Master of Science in Education from the State University of New York and a Master of Science in Education Administration from the University of Cincinnati.


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