Tiesa started her career as a news reporter before moving to the public relations and public affairs arena. She has worked the last six years in Tarrant and Johnson counties in community outreach and education, researching and identifying potential community partnerships, representing her employers at community events, working with area school districts, neighborhoods, employers and elected officials to both disseminate and gather information. She is an advisory committee member for the FWISD Young Women’s Leadership Academy, a North Texas LEAD participant, and current Executive Chair of BRIDGE Young Professionals. She holds a Master of Science degree with a focus on sustainability.