HRchat Podcast

Company Profile with Tara Favors: Mutual of America Financial Group

August 02, 2022 The HR Gazette Season 1 Episode 465
HRchat Podcast
Company Profile with Tara Favors: Mutual of America Financial Group
Show Notes

Our guest today is Tara Favors, Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Mutual of America Financial Group.

Tara is responsible for HR strategy, including talent acquisition, development, and retention; diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI); organizational learning; compensation programs; all aspects of employee benefits; and the development of a hybrid employee work policy. 

 She works closely with the Executive Committee as they implement their transformational business initiatives and update their long-term strategic plan. 

Questions For Tara include:

  • How can HR leaders make processes more equitable? 
  • What do you hope to accomplish in the year ahead?
  • What are your thoughts on the Great Resignation? What should companies be doing to improve retention rates? 

More About Tara

Tara has more than 20 years of experience in human resources leadership roles in financial services and other sectors. Prior to joining Mutual of America, she was Vice President of Human Resources for the Global Merchant and Network Services business of American Express, where she led aglobal team that provided a strategic human resources partnership to approximately 4,000 employees. Previously, she also worked at Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank where she held a wide range of leadership roles across HumanResources. 

About Mutual of America Financial Group

Mutual of America Financial Group is a leading provider of retirement services and investments to employers, employees and individuals. We provide high-quality, innovative products and services at a competitive price, along with outstanding personalized service, to help our customers build and preserve assets for a financially secure future. Their mission is built upon their values—integrity, prudence, reliability, excellence, and social responsibility—which have guided them since 1945 and continue to serve them and their customers well. For more information, visit

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