Tina Atherall

Chief Executive Officer, Psycharmor

Dr. Tina Atherall is a social innovation strategist with a concentration in non-profit and social enterprise leadership. She is the CEO of PsychArmor and works with communities educating and advocating for critical support for those who have served and their families. She has embedded her career in the field of social work innovation and leadership and obtained her Doctor of Social Work (DSW) from the University of Southern California. Her recent work focuses on the 12 Grand Challenges for Social Work to eradicate the public health crisis of social isolation, specifically the challenges of military families. Tina has advanced certificates in nonprofit leadership, military family readiness, military social work, and is a Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator. She is an Associate Adjunct Professor at Columbia University School of Social Work, Simmons University, and the University of Kentucky. Her work to ensure positive health and wellness outcomes for military-affiliated communities led to her selection as one of only 49 scholars in the Bush Institute 2021 Stand-To Veteran Leadership Program.

Tina is dedicated to leadership, mentorship, and strengthening communities. She is an active board member of the San Diego Veterans Coalition (SDVC), Mission Edge, and the Congressional Research Institute for Social Policy (CRISP). She received the California Baptiste School of Social Work Fulfilling The Dream Award (2020), University of Southern California Suzanne-Dworak Peck School of Social Work Student Alumni Award (2018), NASW NYS Merit Service Award (2014), and NASW NYC Chapter Emerging Leader Social Work Leadership Award (2016). She is a member of the NationSwell Council leveraging cross-sector networks.

Location: San Diego, California, United States