San Diego, Calif. -- Duchateau has named Tawnya Arteaga as its first director of talent and culture. Serving as a key member of the executive leadership team, Arteaga will work to develop new programs that support Duchateau’s long-term growth plan and ensure the company continues to offer a positive cultural experience for employees. She will oversee Duchateau’s human resources and talent acquisition functions, including recruiting and hiring, rewards and benefits programs, employee training and engagement, compliance and process optimization.

Arteaga has more than 20 years of experience in human resources and talent development for public and private companies in multiple sectors, including software, banking, and management consulting. She is based at Duchateau’s headquarters in San Diego, Calif., and reports to co-founders Misael Tagle and Benjamin Buzali.

“Tawnya has a strong track record of contributing to the development of highly successful teams throughout her career,” Tagle said. “She is strategic, results oriented and has a natural ability to connect with people, which are critical components of a strong HR and talent development department. As we continue to grow, we need to find and develop people who believe in our mission and live our values every day. Tawnya will play an integral role in that process.”

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