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About Us

Mission Statement:

Optimize HR LLC seeks to “make a positive impact in the work experience of others by supporting organizations with their HR initiative, equipping leaders with best practices, and supporting employees within their careers through personalized human resources, coaching, and training solutions.”  


We are passionate about working with leaders in developing programs that create environments in which the “people side” of the business can perform at its best.  We believe the work experience can and should be a positive one, and we are convinced HR does not need to be boring and intimidating, but rather informative and fun.


We excel in serving as a reliable, trustworthy partner with the ability to see the identify root causes of situations, see the big picture, and embrace organizational challenges with creativity.  


We look forward to partnering with you whether in person or remotely!

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Tanya Dutra
Managing Partner

Tanya has been working on the “people side” of business since 2009 within the hospitality and tourism industries. She has served as an internal consultant in roles ranging from HR Manager to Corporate HR Director to organizations impacted by seasonality located in Alaska, Massachusetts, Virginia, and Maine.  She also has experience in the retail and science industries and in working with non-profit organizations.

Tanya’s wide range of experience and professional interests includes, but is not limited to, HR compliance/employment law, psychology in the workplace, leadership development and toxicology, team theory & building, performance management, employee relations, coaching & advising leaders, training design and facilitation, culture development, employer branding, employee engagement & motivation, staff housing & recreation, and leadership/management development. 

Tanya holds a B.B.A. in Management and Music Business from Trevecca Nazarene University and graduated top of her business class. She has also completed all requirements towards a M.S. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology through Albizu University and currently holds SPHR, SHRM-CP, and Six Sigma Black Belt certifications.  In addition, she is a certified Life/Career Coach through the Life Purpose Institute and an authorized partner to Wiley Everything DiSC.  Tanya is a member of SHRM, the Seasonal Human Resources Association, and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

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