Dr. Nita Mosby Tyler' Bio
Dr. Nita Mosby Tyler is the Chief Catalyst and Founder of The Equity Project, LLC – a consulting firm supporting organizations and communities in building diversity, equity and inclusion strategies and The HR Shop, LLC – a human resources firm designed to support non-profits and small businesses. She is the former Senior Vice President and Chief Inclusion Officer for Children’s Hospital Colorado – the first African American woman to hold that position in the organizations 100+ year history. She is also the former Executive Director of the Office of Human Resources for the City and County of Denver – the first African American woman to hold that position in the 63+ year history of the agency. Dr. Mosby Tyler, a consultant accredited by the Georgetown University National Center for Cultural Competence and recipient of the Cornell University Diversity & Inclusion certification, is nationally recognized for her equity work with non-profit, community, government and corporate organizations.
In her work, Dr. Mosby-Tyler specializes in the development and delivery of leadership, equity, diversity, cultural responsiveness and inclusiveness strategies and training programs. Some of her clients and collaborative efforts include the University of Colorado Hospital, The Aurora Police Department, The Center for Trauma and Resilience, The Centers for Disease Control, Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment, Agency for Human Rights and Community Relations – The City and County of Denver, The ACLU of Colorado, ProLogis, Willis Towers Watson, Kaiser Permanente, The GLBT Community Center of Colorado, The Boulder County AIDS Project, The Mayor’s Commission on Aging, Denver Police Department, Colorado Convention Center, Jefferson County Sheriff Department, Colorado State Patrol, RedLine, Earth Force, the Blue Bench, The African Community Center, the Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence, the Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance, Denver Office of Strategic Partnerships – The City and County of Denver, Donor Alliance, Nurse-Family Partnership, Denver Sheriff Department, Denver Fire Department, The Denver Foundation, Community Resource Center – Denver, The Crisis Center, cityWILD, Kid’s In Need of Dentistry (KIND), Mental Health America-Colorado, Denver Mayor’s African American Commission, Bringing Back the Arts, the National Coalition on Donation, Donor Awareness Council, Colorado Bar Association Leadership Training, Kalamazoo Community Foundation, Regional Institute of Health & Environmental Leadership, Denver Mayor’s GLBT Commission, 18th Judicial District Attorney’s Office, The Aurora Chamber of Commerce, JeffCo Public Health and many more.
Dr. Mosby Tyler has a vast, 32-year background in human resources, diversity & inclusion, training and operations management. She has held leadership roles at AT&T, Kaiser Permanente in both Georgia and Colorado-regions, the McKesson Corporation and Statline (a subsidiary of the Musculoskeletal Tissue Foundation).
In the community, Dr. Mosby Tyler has received appointments by former-Mayors Wellington Webb and John Hickenlooper to serve as a member of the Career Service Authority Board for the City and County of Denver, by Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper to the Tony Grampsas Youth Services Board of Directors and by the Executive Director/Chief Medical Officer of the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment to the Colorado Health Equity Commission. Dr. Mosby-Tyler has also served as the Diversity Chairperson for the Human Rights Campaign at both local and national levels and is a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., the Links, Inc. and the Phi Delta Kappa International education professional association. She is a former board member of the One Colorado Education Fund. In addition, she has served on the Colorado Tobacco Review Committee, the Black Health Collaborative Education Committee and the Disparities Action Committee. She currently serves as chair of the Denver Foundation Board of Trustees and also serves on the boards of the Bonfil-Stanton Foundation and Craig Hospital.
Dr. Mosby Tyler, the 2019 9News Leader of the Year, has received many local and national awards for her service and leadership accomplishments including recognition from U.S. Department of Health And Human Services, U.S.
Department of Agriculture, Denver Business Journal, United Healthcare, ACLU of Colorado’s Carle Whitehead Memorial Award, Aurora Chamber of Commerce, Human Rights Campaign, Community College of Denver, National Diversity Council, Colorado Women’s Chamber, Mountain Region Black Economic Summit, City and County of Denver, Aurora Police Department, Denver Health, Denver Sheriff Department, Colorado Black Women for Political Action and the Urban Leadership Foundation.
Dr. Mosby Tyler holds a doctorate in the field of Organizational Leadership, a Master of Arts degree in Management and a Bachelor of Science degree in Education.