Tawana Austin is a Human Resources Consultant at 501 Commons. She brings more than 15 years of HR and executive assistant experience in the healthcare and IT sectors. Additionally, Tawana has co-chaired an employee resource group and has a keen interest in developing people, organizational development, and change management.
“Never stop learning, because life never stops teaching” is a quote that Tawana lives by. She received a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Western Governors University and earned her PHR certification from the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). Currently, she focuses on reading self-help books and awaiting acceptance into an MBA program. She is a member of the local SHRM chapter and enjoys volunteering for special projects and events.
Tawana always looks forward to the fall season because of the brisk weather and beautiful leaves, but also because of the NFL football season. Tawana and her husband have created a “house divided” environment as she is a Chicago Bears fan and her husband is a Tampa Bay Buccaneers fan. They both love to travel to various games with their teenage daughter.
Fun Fact: Tawana’s favorite sitcom is “The Big Bang Theory” and she has an American Bully dog named Benjamin Buttons.