Thrivalaska Choses Davis as Executive Director
Davis brings nearly a decade of education and counseling experience, including advocacy,
career counseling and program development. She is also an advocate of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion model, and has led DEI efforts throughout her career which will be vital to
Thrivalaska’s commitment to meeting the challenges of the families it serves.
“Tiara has a strong philosophy of partnering with communities as a way to strengthen the impact of services,” says Anne Marie Mattacchione, Board Chair. “She brings an entrepreneurial spirit and a focus on relationships to our mission of helping children and families thrive.”
Davis will assume the position of Executive Director in April of 2021. Prior to joining
Thrivalaska, Davis served as Director of Career Services at Centenary College of Louisiana
in Shreveport, where she demonstrated a passion for supporting individuals and groups to
achieve their highest potential. She has been recognized throughout her career for her efforts to give a voice to people in more vulnerable populations.
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The Corporate 100
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