Dr. Nita Mosby Tyler

Dr. Nita Mosby Tyler

Chief Catalyst
The Equity Project, LLC

Dr. Nita Mosby Tyler is the Chief Catalyst and Founder of The Equity Project, LLC – an organization designed to support organizations and communities in building diversity, equity and inclusion strategies and The HR Shop, LLC - a boutique human resources firm designed to support non-profits and small businesses. She is the former Senior Vice President andChief 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, is nationally recognized for her equity work with non-profit, community, government and corporate organizations. Nita is also the 2019 9News Leader of the Year.

In her work, Dr. Mosby-Tyler specializes in the development and delivery of leadership, equity, diversity, cultural responsiveness and inclusiveness training programs and strategies. Some of her clients and collaborative efforts include the University of Colorado Hospital, The Aurora Police Department, The Center for Trauma and Resilience, 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, TheMayor’s Commission on Aging, Denver Police Department, Colorado Convention Center, Jefferson County Sheriff Department, Colorado State Patrol, RedLine, Earth Force, Douglas County Human Services, the Blue Bench, The African Community Center, the Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence, the Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance, The Denver Zoo, The Denver Art Museum, Donor Alliance, Nurse-Family Partnership, Denver Sheriff 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, Colorado Bar Association Leadership Training, Regional Institute of Health & Environmental Leadership, 18th JudicialDistrict Attorney’s Office, The Aurora Chamber of Commerce, and many more.

Dr. Mosby Tyler has a strong academic presence here in Colorado, as a popular guest lecturer at The University of Denver, University of Colorado, Colorado Mesa University, Aurora Community College, Regis University and many other social, political and community organizations. Dr. Mosby-Tyler has a vast, 33-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, Statline (a subsidiary of the Musculoskeletal Tissue Foundation), the City and County of Denver and Children’s Hospital Colorado.

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 is member of the Board of Trustees for the Bonfil-Stanton Foundation.

Dr. Mosby Tyler has received many local and national awards for her service and leadership accomplishments including recognition from U.S. Department of Health And Human Services, US Department of Agriculture, Denver Business Journal, United Healthcare, Aurora Chamber of Commerce, Human Rights Campaign, Community College of Denver, National Diversity Council, Mountain Region Black Economic Summit, City and County of Denver, Aurora Police Department, Denver Health, Denver Sheriff Department, Colorado Black Women for Political Action, the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation, Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce and Dress for Success.

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.