Mia Roberts has been a board member of The Community Builders since 2021. Roberts is the vice president of community relations at the Big Sister Association of Greater Boston. In this role she works cross-functionally to build mutually beneficial relationships with corporations and other strategic partners. She has also worked with Accelerated College Experiences for the last seven years to provide coaching to college students and assist them in taking control of their academic and personal outcomes by setting and attaining goals alongside students.
Prior to joining Big Sister in 2002, Roberts served as a director and senior consultant for the Efficacy Institute, a not-for-profit Massachusetts-based organization that consults with school districts and community-based organizations on systems to develop all children to high standards, especially children of color and the economically disadvantaged. She also has more than 15 years of experience in human resources and administration in the retailing industry which includes oversight of the performance and compensation programs for 7,000 employees in 20 locations at the Dayton-Hudson Department Store Company. Roberts graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration.