Founder and President, Blue Sky Design Supply
in Buffalo, NY
Tyra Johnson Hux is the founder of Blue Sky Design Supply, a retail shop with a playful array of interior finishes, crafts, and homewares that encourages creativity and conscious consumerism. Additionally, she serves as a consultant for select development projects that positively impact our community and strive to lessen their environmental footprint. Tyra teaches a class in sustainable business practices at Daemen College. She enjoys helping others reach their personal and professional goals. She serves on the boards of the Buffalo Arts Studio, 43North, and ECIDA.
Tyra is co-leading a new Change Agent program for the Collaboratory for the Regenerative Economy (CoRE), an initiative led by the University at Buffalo, Niagara Share and Clean Production Action.
Tyra holds a degree in civil and environmental engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She earned her Master’s of Business Administration degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She is an accredited Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) professional.