Dr. Tochukwu (Tee) Okasi-Nwozo joined DC Central Kitchen in April 2016, as Chief Human Capital Officer, and has over 20 years of experience developing and implementing talent management practices and programs at both strategic and operational levels. As an accomplished Human Resources professional, she has managed the people function for organizations in the nonprofit and private sectors; and has led human resources capacity-building efforts for international organizations. At DCCK, Dr. Tee oversees the organization’s talent management lifecycle, including acquisition, engagement, career development, and performance management. In 2023, she was recognized by Washington Business Journal as one of the region’s leading innovators in the human resources sector with the prestigious HR Impact Award.
Dr. Tee received a PhD from Howard University, an MBA from Georgetown University, and a BA in Women’s Studies from the University of Pennsylvania. She is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SHRM-SCP) and is also a Gallup-certified Strengths coach.