Soledad Tanner is the founder and CEO of Soledad Tanner Consulting, LLC, a Business and Financial Management firm which helps improve profit and productivity of businesses. She has 26 years of extensive international experience in Finance & Controlling, Strategy & Consulting, and Performance & Metrics in the Global Logistics and Banking industries. Her mission is to help businesses find areas of improvement and opportunities to grow profits by taking second-guessing out of the equation and providing clear pathways toward fulfilling their visions. She has strong project management and organizational leadership skills and is effective in communicating complex financial strategies in simple, actionable terms that produce results. She accomplishes these outcomes, with consideration of the affected people and human needs, which reflects her bright personality that in turn inflects her hard numbers with the effectiveness of her ideas behind them.
Tanner was a rising star with Danzas, DHL Global Forwarding and Deutsche Post DHL Supply Chain, beginning as a Controller Houston and SouthWest USA. The company valued her strength as an efficient leader, in conjunction with her excellent people skills and promoted her to Controller of Industrial Projects and later Controller of Sales; both positions put her in leadership across the entire USA. The constant in her career path has been creating meaningful analysis, while remaining approachable, which suited her in the role of Director Controlling of Human Resources for all the Americas. That position showcased Tanner as a bilingual, multicultural business strategist. She later put her enthusiasm and velocity for change into action by spearheading DHL’s Global HR strategy as Global Director of Strategy, Performance, and Metrics.
Tanner is Ecuadorian American with Swiss roots. She serves as Vice President for HGSCA (Houston Guayaquil Sister City Association) and she is a member of the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. She has lived and worked in Ecuador, USA, Uruguay, UK, India, Germany, and Switzerland and is bilingual, fluent in both English and Spanish. She is a mentor with the Insight Alumni program at St. Thomas University (UST), from which she obtained her Master’s degree in International Business. She also holds a certificate of Leadership and Organizational Leadership from Rice University.