The fourth episode of the AZ Big Podcast with Michael & Amy has officially dropped. Episode 4’s guest is Latasha Causey, vice president of human resources at Bell Bank and one of Az Business magazine’s Most Influential Women of 2021. In this episode, Michael and Amy talk to Latasha about diversity, equity and inclusion in Arizona and how the pandemic has impacted progress.

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About Latasha Causey

Causey has been an HR leader for more than 20 years. Prior to joining Bell Bank, she worked at Charles Schwab, Wells Fargo, and USAA, where she was responsible for strengthening USAA’s brand and culture in the Phoenix market. In addition, Causey was head of recruiting for U-Hall International, where she led recruitment for all the company’s locations throughout the U.S. and Canada. She is very active in the community, serving on the Teach for America, Valley of the Sun United Way, ASU Alumni Association and Phoenix Workforce Commission boards. Causey graduated from Arizona State University with a bachelor’s degree in communications, then earned her master’s degree with a concentration in organizational management and Professional Human Resources (PHR) certification.

About AZ BIG Podcast with Michael & Amy

Hosted by AZ Big Media Editor in Chief Michael Gossie and Publisher Amy Lindsey, we take you behind-the-scenes of some of the most compelling storylines in the Grand Canyon State. The AZ Big Podcast will feature guests from a variety of industries, including legal, real estate, hospitality, athletics and more. Each episode will be about 15 minutes long to provide quick and concise information about each topic. In other words, it’s an easy listen that’s perfect for your morning or afternoon commute. Episodes will post weekly on Wednesdays and are available wherever you listen to your podcasts.