As Senior Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) for the Greater Houston Partnership, LaTanya leads One Houston Together - the Partnership’s commitment to leverage the power of the business community to reduce inequities.
With 120 businesses, institutions and nonprofit organizations committed, One Houston Together is the first data-driven effort of a major US metro focused on driving change in two areas where we believe the business community can have the greatest impact – creating pathways for talent advancement and leveraging our buying power.
LaTanya is a champion of inclusive leadership and system change expert and is a frequent presenter, keynote speaker and facilitator. She serves on the National Work Equity Advisory Council and her work has been honored by the Houston Business Journal, National Women’s Conference and FDIC. She is a certified coach with the Harwood Institute for Public Innovation and will earn her Organizational & Relationship Systems (ORSC) coaching certification in 2024.
Prior to joining the Partnership, LaTanya was a consultant and held executive roles leading groundbreaking and large-scale program launches and helping align culture and systems to achieve business results and social impact.
LaTanya received an MPAff degree from the University of Texas at Austin LBJ School of Public Affairs, completed the Public Policy and International Affairs Fellowship at UC Berkely Goldman School of Public Policy, and earned a BA from Trinity University.
She is a fifth generation Texan and proud native Houstonian.