Senior Project Manager, Intel
TeNita Ballard is a Senior Project Manager for GDIS at Intel. She joined Intel in February 2021 as Global Supply Chain's Diversity Business Partner. Quickly after joining the team she partnered with key stakeholders to create Supply Chain's Diversity and Inclusion SharePoint site, was BHR D&I's point of contact for XLT's Authentic Leadership Pilot, presented Intel's D&I story at Modern Health's Juneteenth Panel, provided Supply Chain's African American Resource Group A3iS with the resources and support to get the data they needed to grow their initiatives.
In 2013, TeNita's dedication to relationship building and community outreach inspired her to lead the group responsible for the creation and launch of DIRECTV's first African American employee resource group. BAALANCE (Building African American Leaders and Navigating the Company Experience) launched in January 2014 and quickly became known for providing access to influential African Americans at on-site networking events.
With the DIRECTV and AT&T merger, BAALANCE merged into Community NETwork, which is AT&T's African American Employee Resource Group. She served as the Community NETwork Los Angeles Chapter President and Vice President for the past 3 years.
TeNita received her B.A. in Psychology from Cal State Long Beach and her Master of Business Administration from Keller Graduate School of Management. TeNita also held a full-time HR position at Coca-Cola Bottling Company Los Angeles while pursuing her BA and a full-time position at DIRECTV while pursuing her MBA.