Tiana McKenna

Senior Recruitment Manager

Tiana McKenna (they/them) is vChief’s Senior Recruitment Manager. They came to the vChief team with five years of experience helping teams to fill critical roles as a talent recruitment professional, and more than ten years in the nonprofit sector.

Prior to joining the vChief team, Tiana supported Braven, a nonprofit that empowers college students with skills and networks necessary to transition from college to strong first jobs, to staff the Atlanta regional team for their new partnership with Spelman College. Tiana spent most of their career prior to vChief with Teach For America Los Angeles, where they managed regional talent acquisition, staff onboarding, performance management, and learning and development. They has also worked as a high school English teacher and a Program Manager for Narrative, an online literary magazine.

Tiana graduated from Ohio University’s Honors Tutorial College in 2011 with a BA in English Literature and Creative Writing and a minor in Russian. They live in Los Angeles with their two children and enjoy reading fiction, running, political organizing, and cooking.


  • Human resources
  • People management
  • Talent acquisition


  • BA, Ohio University


  • Non-Profit
  • Education
  • Recruiting

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