Public Health and Personal Wellbeing
Tatiana is a well-rounded business professional with over 20 years of experience in the public, private, non-profit, and philanthropic sectors. Her work for both domestic and international organizations/corporations has consistently been in fast-paced, outcome-oriented environments. As a fierce advocate for racial equity and diversity, she deeply understands the value of elevating necessary and much needed voices at decision-making tables that generate ethical and strategic approaches to the many challenges confronting our nation and the Western Hemisphere. She has been widely recognized for her outstanding business, political, and civic engagement.
Prior to Dentons, Tatiana was the Vice President of Public Affairs at SKDK where she led global, national, and local clients’ teams in both the public and private sectors in varying industries.
Tatiana served in Mayor Muriel Bowser’s Administration during the core of the COVID pandemic, as the
Director for External Affairs and Engagement for the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and
Economic Development where she was tasked with rethinking and strategizing how District government
conducts business, invests, and supports the workforce and businesses to actively engage on the importance of public private partnership efforts and strategies to move the region forward.
Prior to her return to District government, Tatiana lead as the Director of Community Health and Social
Impact for the National Capital Area for CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, the region’s largest not-for profit
insurer. She managed a sponsorship budget with her team of $48 million annually that supported over 250 organizations in Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia, Montgomery and Prince George’s counties and
Tatiana is incredibly passionate about public service having spent twelve years working and volunteering
for local and state governments in New Jersey, Florida, and Washington D.C. and national campaigns,
which included three Presidential.
Tatiana serves on several local and national boards. She is also a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations; Board member of Concordia; Board member of the Washington National’s Philanthropies; member of the 2020 Class of Leadership Greater Washington; Washington Hispanic’s 100 Most Influential Latinos; and was named the Washington Business Journal’s Forty under 40.
Tatiana attended Montclair State University where she received a Broadcast Journalism Bachelor’s
degree. She has an Executive Master’s in Business/ Leadership degree from