The Davis Companies Appoints Tanya Mitchell as Director of HR and DEI InitiativesJuly 27, 2021
BOSTON — The Davis Companies (TDC) recently appointment Tanya Mitchell to the firm as Director of Human Resources and DEI Initiatives. In addition to her HR duties, Mitchell will play a leading role in advancing the firm’s Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) agenda.
Mitchell has extensive experience in operations and project management, human resources, and diversity & inclusion, and supplier diversity, according to a release. For the past eight years, she worked for the Massachusetts Port Authority, most recently as the Acting Diversity & Inclusion/Compliance Real Estate Project Administrator. Additionally, Mitchell managed the federal Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Certification Program as the program’s certification specialist. Prior to Massport, Mitchell held strategic, analytical, and management roles at Talbots, The TJX Companies, and The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company.
“I am truly excited to join TDC, a trailblazing firm within the real estate industry in a variety of respects. It is a pleasure to be asked to lead their Human Resources department and to play a key role in advancing their commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. I look forward to becoming a valued team member of TDC and foresee us continuing to make important contributions to the industry,” said Mitchell.
“We are thrilled to have Tanya join our executive team,” said Rick McCready, Co-President of TDC. “Having collaborated with her to achieve the D&I goals for the Omni Hotel project – a model that raised the bar for developers – we look forward to working together to further TDC’s DEI efforts in recruitment and hiring, as well as vendor and contractor selection.”
Mitchell holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Tufts University and a Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Supply Chain Management, Leadership & Organizational Change, and Human Resources from the University of Massachusetts Boston. She is an active member of the Urban Land Institute and NAIOP. She is also an alumna of the ULI/Project REAP (Real Estate Associate Program) 2020 cohort and serves on the Advocacy Committee for YW Boston.Tanya Mitchell