The Davis Cos. has hired Tanya Mitchell as director of human resources and DEI initiatives. Mitchell is a former Massachusetts Port Authority administrator and worked with the firm in its diversity efforts at the Omni Boston hotel project in the Seaport, securing 37 minority investors and a diverse joint venture partnership.
Mitchell spent eight years at the Port Authority and recently served as the agency’s acting D&I and compliance real estate project administrator. Prior to joining Massport, Mitchell was the certification specialist for the Federal Aviation Administration’s Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Certification Program. Mitchell holds a bachelor’s degree from Tufts University and an MBA from the University of Massachusetts, Boston.
“I am truly excited to join TDC, a trailblazing firm within the real estate industry in a variety of respects,” said Mitchell.
*Pictured above is the Omni Boston hotel in the Boston Seaport.
David Cohen is Southeast Editorial Director at Connect Commercial Real Estate. David is a media veteran with more than 10 years of experience in journalism, copywriting and communications across a variety of roles. He is responsible for covering commercial real estate news and trends in the Southeast, Florida, Washington D.C. and Boston at Connect CRE as well as specializing in the Student Housing sector.
Prior to joining Connect, David was the editor of Northeast Real Estate Business magazine and Student Housing Business magazine at France Media as well as spending time freelancing for ESPN and the Associated Press in the fast-paced field of live sports event production. He is also an owner and investor in multifamily real estate in Atlanta, GA.
David currently resides in Atlanta and graduated from the College of Communication & Information at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.
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