A graduate from Acadia University in 1986 with a BA in Health and Physical Education, Tanya was a physical education teacher in HRM for 10 years and as a co-owner was instrumental in the success of the Nubody’s chain of Fitness Centres.
A customer service advocate, Tanya is a relationship builder and focuses on the special touches. Currently, Tanya is the Director of WORKSPACE Atlantic and President of Mattie Capital. She is an active community volunteer, involved in fundraising with the Canadian Progress Club-Halifax Citadel, Chisholm Services for Children, Family SOS, Phoenix Youth, Oakfield Golf Club, and the United Church of Canada.
Phoenix Youth nominated her for the 2016 Maritime Philanthropy Awards as Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser. In 2019 Tanya was awarded the Community Heart Award from Chisholm Services for Children and currently sits on the Foundation board with Chisholm. Tanya was recently awarded the Progression of the year 2020 for Canadian Progress Club Halifax Citadel and the Eastern Region.
Staying active with fitness, yoga, golf, kayaking, and biking are high on Tanya’s priority list as is travel and spending time with her husband and family – which includes 5 grandchildren !