Tyton Partners Represented Amber Book in its Sale to Career Certified (Waud Capital Partners)

Tyton Partners served as the exclusive financial adviser to Amber Book.

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Technology & Services
Human Capital Management

About Amber Book

With the video series they’ve created, Amber Book has helped 17,000 emerging professionals study for the architecture licensure exams. Michael Ermann, the course creator, was the first person in the nation to pass all six ARE® 5.0 divisions, and the small portion of the course posted on YouTube has more than 7 million views and more than 35,000 subscribers. Michael is a full-tenured professor at Virginia Tech, where he’s taught design studio, building systems, materials & methods of construction, and advanced architectural acoustics for 21 years. Professor Ermann has won 14 teachingresearch and design awards and published the book Architectural Acoustics Illustrated(Wiley, 2015). He’s pretty sure he knows more about these licensure exams than anyone in the world. He will be staying on with Amber Book as it joins with Career Certified. 

About Career Certified
Career Certified elevates modern education while accelerating success for students in licensed professions. From Pre-Licensing, Licensing, and Continuing Education coursework to tools for the entire lifecycle of a professional’s career, the company pairs an easy-to-use platform and flexible learning options with a deep understanding of students’ needs conducive to guiding them to career freedom. Visit to learn more.Career Certified is backed by Waud Capital Partners, a leading growth-oriented private equity firm with total capital commitments of approximately $3.5 billion. For more information, visit

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