Dr. Di Ann Sanchez, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

Chief Exceptional Officer, Sanchez & Associates

Di Ann Sanchez, Ph.D., SPHR, SHRM - SCP is the Founder/President of DAS HR Consulting and Sanchez & Associates LLC, a WMBE/HUB certified firm focused on creative and non-traditional Human Resources and Diversity programs and services. Dr. Sanchez has over 35 years of experience, is a certified Senior Human Resources Professional (SPHR & SHRM-SCP), and has held executive positions with both private and public companies.



Based out of: Texas


Di Ann Sanchez, Ph.D., SPHR, SHRM – SCP, is the Founder/President of DAS HR Consulting LLC and Sanchez & Associates, WMBE/HUB-certified firm focused on creative and non-traditional Human Resources programs and Diversity.  Dr. Sanchez has over 35 years of experience, is a certified Senior Human Resources Professional (SPHR & SHRM – SCP), and has held executive positions with both private and public companies, including:

  • Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
  • United Natural Foods, Inc.
  • Boeing Commercial Airplane Group
  • American Airlines
  • Delta Technology
  • Burlington Northern Santa Fe

DAS HR Consulting has extensive experience in:

  • Leadership Coaching/Performance Coaching
  • Compensation / Benefits Planning
  • Recruiting / Retention Strategies
  • IDEA – Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access Training/Leadership/Manager Training
  • Succession Planning / Talent Management
  • Shared Services / H.R. Technology
  • Employee / Labor Relations
  • HR Audits / Due Diligence/Change Evolution
  • Confidential Investigations
  • R. Administration
  • Change Evolution

Awards and Recognitions:

Dr. Sanchez received the 2018 Top Minority Business Leaders Award for Tarrant County. The Hispanic Business magazine named her one of the “Top 50 Hispanic Women in Business,” one of the “Top 80 Elite Hispanic Women,” and “Top 100 Latinas in America”, and past SMU Latino Leadership Initiative Advisor. She was highlighted in the Hispanic Journal Magazine, recognizing her Human Resources and Diversity accomplishments at American Airlines. She has been featured in “USA Today” to improve the current employment verification process and encourage comprehensive immigration reform.  She has been featured on Fox News Business Career Accelerator, where she discussed “Love Contracts in the Workplace.” Dr. Sanchez educates and speaks to business and Human Resources leaders nationally on “Attracting, Engaging and Retaining the LatinX Workforce,” “Why Can’t We All Get Along! – Diversity and Generations in the Workplace,” “What the Heck is the Difference Between Generation Gen Y and Z?” “Managing a Global Workforce” and LatinX: What Next?” Contribution to research: “The changing U.S. Workforce: The Growing Hispanic Demographic and the Workplace” by SHRM and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute. The SHRM Foundation and the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) Project, “Use of Workforce Analytics for Competitive Advantage.” SHRM 2018-2021 peer-review articles,  “How to Attract Hispanic Millennials,” “Latino/Hispanic Millennials Bring Different Strengths to the Workplace,” “What is the Most Important Component of a DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) Plan? Access! (IDEA)” and “Does Your Company have Ethical Agility; Do You?” Dr. Sanchez has spoken at SHRM National Conference, Talent Management, and National Diversity and Inclusion. She has also spoken at several SHRM and Business Chapters and been featured in many publications as a national expert in Human Resources and Diversity.

Education: Dr. Sanchez holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), a Master’s Degree in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix, and a Ph.D. in Organization and Management specializing in Human Resources from Capella University. She is a national instructor for the Institute for Applied Management & Law (IAML), teaching the Essentials of Human Resources Management Certification and a Division Chair and Professor at Amberton University. In addition, Dr. Sanchez developed the SHRM aligned M.S. Human Resource Management Program and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Certificate for Amberton University.

Volunteerism: Dr. Sanchez is active in the Society of Human Resources (SHRM) by serving as the Texas Legislative Advocacy Captain, SHRM Speakers Bureau and actively serving on the national SHRM Expertise Panels.  Furthermore, Dr. Sanchez is a Rotarian – Community Outreach Committee, Board Member Workforce Solutions of Tarrant County, Boys and Girls Club of Greater Tarrant County – Government Advocacy Committee, Tarrant County Homeless Coalition, Helping Hands for Homeless, President  Board of Directors North Texas Area Community Health Centers, The Fort Worth Women’s Policy Forum and Congresswomen Kay Granger Hispanic Legislative Advisor.  In addition, she has been an SMU Latino Leadership Initiative Advisor.

The latest episode of #CareerCompass is live! Co-hosts Aly Sharp and Demetrius Norman are joined by Chief Exceptional Officer with DAS HR CONSULTING, LLC, Dr. Di Ann Sanchez, SHRM-SCP, SPHR to talk about the continued evolution of how work gets done! Listen now: https://shrm.co/9hstp3 #SHRMStudent


  • Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access (IDEA)

  • Global HRM

  • Domestic HRM

  • Business Ethics

  • Generations

  • U.S. Human Resources

  • Ethical Agility