Tanya Blackmon is the president and founder of Auspen Consulting, LLC, and is a nationally recognized DEI executive with exceptional record of leadership, performance improvement, and revenue growth. Trusted advisor to boards and C-suite leaders, instrumental in leveraging and presenting DEI strategy in key business acquisitions. Led award-winning cultural change resulting in improved business performance. Philosophical framework: “Portal of entry into a culture is through its people”.

Systems thinker and solution-focused leader who leverages experience gained through social work and CEO roles to drive culture change and deliver robust results. Improved Net Promoter Score by 4% in five years as provider of choice across all customer populations. 

Serves as executive leader on boards, committees, and task forces related to DEI. Earned the “Charlotte Business Woman of the Year Award” in 2021, received “Charlotte Woman of the Year Award” in 2020, and named to Modern Healthcare’s 2021 honor roll of “Top 25 Women Leaders in Healthcare”.