Tara Favors is an Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Mutual of America Financial Group, a leading provider of retirement services and investments to employers, employees and individuals.
In this role, Tara is responsible for all aspects of human resources strategy for the company, which has more than 1100 employees. This includes talent acquisition, diversity, equity and inclusion, organizational learning and development and total rewards.
Prior to joining Mutual of America, Favors was a Vice President in Human Resources at American Express and was awarded the title of Managing Director, Human Resources at Morgan Stanley. In both organizations, she held significant leadership roles.
Favors is also active within her community. Tara is a member of Jack and Jill of America, Inc, Syracuse University’s Multicultural Advancement Council and a Board member of NJ-LEEP.
Favors holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Human Resources from Syracuse University, and a Master of Science degree in Human Resources from The New School University.