Tana M. Session has built a successful career in Human Resources spanning over 20 years, where she has held almost every position from administrative assistant to the top Human Resources leader for multiple companies including for profit and non-profit organizations. Her experience has enabled her to embed her passion for the field of Human Resources and Coaching in everything she develops and implements. In 2014, Tana established her award-winning, WMBE-certified coaching and consulting practice, TanaMSession.com, offering her expertise through speaking engagements, group and 1:1 coaching and Human Resources consulting. She was recently recognized as a Huffington Post “Top Female Expert to Follow in 2018.”
In November 2016, Tana released her first book entitled Inside the Revolving Door: Chronicles From the Human Resources Department. In January 2017, she released the #1 Best-seller Get Your Career Life in Order, a step-by-step career management and job-hunting self-help guidebook. Her third book, The Little Book of Motivation & Inspiration – Volume I, was released in January 2018. Tana is also a contributing writer for Forbes.com and BlackEnterprise.com, and has been featured in Huffington Post, Essence Magazine, and on various television, syndicated radio and podcast shows.
Tana completed her undergraduate degree in Business Administration and her MBA in Organizational Psychology & Development. In August 2017, the University of Phoenix recognized Tana as one of its Distinguished Alumni of Southern California. Tana also joined the team of UCLA Extension as an Instructor for the Human Resources Development course, the final class in their top-rated 18-month Human Resources certification program.
In her free time, Tana likes to travel and spend time with family and friends. In June 2014, Tana and her family relocated from New York to Los Angeles. She now enjoys getting to know her new home state.