Doris Tolliver, JD, MA
Doris Tolliver is a strategic thinker specializing in racial and ethnic equity, organizational effectiveness, change management, and business strategy development. She has spent her career working to advance the interests of vulnerable populations, serving in programmatic and leadership roles in both the private and public sectors.
Prior to joining HMA, Doris served as the inaugural managing director of Equitable Impact for the Foster America team, focused on transforming life outcomes for vulnerable children. Dedicated to serving those in need, she served as a child welfare consultant for the Child Welfare Strategy Group (CWSG) at the Annie E. Casey Foundation.
She also spent more than a decade in public service at the Indiana Department of Child Services in various leadership roles, including chief of staff and human resources director. While serving as chief of staff she provided operations and policy leadership and transformed the organizational structure and culture to integrate outcomes, technology, and strategic planning at the organization and program levels.
Her child welfare experience is complemented by her work in community service and with educational and training organizations. Through her work experience she has prioritized diversity, equity, and inclusion while providing executive oversight to various organizations.
Doris is an expert in federal and state regulatory compliance and has a strong track record of organizational restructuring and change management. Her background in child welfare, human resources, and law aid her in partnering with cross-sector stakeholders to improve outcomes for children and families.
She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Davis and holds a Master of Arts degree in human resources management from Webster University.
Doris is a licensed attorney and earned her Juris Doctor from Indiana University, Robert H. McKinney School of Law.