Los Angeles County Chief Executive Office
TENITA BALLARD is an experienced leader who blends corporate and entrepreneurial know-how, boasting 18+ years advising top executives on HR strategy, risk management, and more at companies like AT&T, DIRECTV, and Coca Cola. At Intel, TeNita served as a Global HR D&I Partner, where she was responsible for guiding the development and implementation of D&I initiatives across the organization. TeNita holds an MBA in Business Administration and BA in Psychology. She’s a member of LAAAWPPI and a USC Adjunct Professor.
The Los Angeles County Chief Executive Office (CEO) first partnered with FUSE to support the building out a strategic plan for the County’s Anti-Racism, Diversity, and Equity Initiative, guiding, governing, and driving the County’s commitment to fighting systemic racism, working proactively to change policies and practices over which the County has control. LA County will now partner with FUSE to lead a training and education initiative across the County, supporting the adoption of and capacity building for this work.