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, including:
– Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
– Delta Technology
– United Natural Foods, Inc.
– Burlington Northern Santa Fe
– Boeing Commercial Airplane Group
– American Airlines
Sanchez & Associates and DAS HR Consulting have extensive experience in:
– Leadership Coaching / Performance Coaching / Manager Training
– Compensation / Benefits Planning
– Recruiting / Retention Strategies
– DEA – Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access Training / Compliance Training
– Succession Planning / Talent Management
– Shared Services / H.R. Technology
– Employee / Labor Relations
– H.R. Administration
– H.R. Audits /Due Diligence
– Change Evolution
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,” and “What is the Most Important Component of a DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) Plan? Access! (IDEA)”. 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.
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 (IAML), teaching the Essentials of Human Resources Management Certification, 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 Certification (DEI) for Amberton University.
Dr. Sanchez is active in the Society of Human Resources (SHRM) by serving as the Texas Legislative Advocacy Captain, developing test questions for the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI), and actively serving on the national SHRM Expertise Panels. Furthermore, Dr. Sanchez is a Rotarian – Community Outreach Committee, Workforce Solutions of Tarrant County, Boys and Girls Club of Greater Tarrant County, Girl Scouts of Texas Oklahoma Plains Board of Directors, Tarrant County Homeless Coalition, Helping Hands for the Homeless, Vice President Board of Directors North Texas Area Community Health Centers, Congresswomen Kay Granger Hispanic Legislative Advisor and Fort Worth Women’s Policy Forum. In addition, she has been an SMU Latino Leadership Initiative Advisor.