Invitation Homes Adds Veteran Executive as EVP/Chief Human Resources Officer

Mullis served as EVP of Human Resources & Internal Communications at Bell, Textron's Fort Worth-based rotorcraft subsidiary. Her experience spans significant HR roles at Textron and The Shaw Group, as well as a strategic fellowship at the U.S. Department of the Navy.

Invitation Homes Inc. announced that veteran human resources executive Allison Mullis will join the Dallas-based company as executive vice president and chief human resources officer on Aug. 7.

Mullis brings 20 years of leadership and human resources experience to her new post where she will lead the human resources team, ensuring a well-developed strategy and execution on recruiting and retention, training, career development, compensation, benefits, and culture, the company said.

Invitation Homes CEO Dallas Tanner welcomed Mullis to the team, underscoring the company’s dedication to nurturing its workforce, citing it as a crucial factor in its status as the nation’s top home leasing company.

In a statement, Tanner said, “At Invitation Homes, advancing our role as the nation’s premier home leasing company means we are continually working to ensure that our greatest asset—our best-in-class team—is rewarded with a strong culture, competitive compensation, and benefits, and exceptional learning opportunities.”


Before Invitation Homes, Mullis was EVP, human resources & internal communications, at Fort Worth-based Bell, Textron’s rotorcraft subsidiary.

Previously, she was HR director for Textron’s Systems, Marine & Land division, and before that she served in HR and operations roles for The Shaw Group, leading the emergency temporary housing build-out in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. She also was a Presidential Management Fellow for the U.S. Department of the Navy, serving four rotations in long-term strategic planning, defense budgeting, and ship acquisitions.

Invitation Homes, an S&P 500 company, is the nation’s leading single-family home leasing company, meeting changing lifestyle demands by providing access to high-quality, updated homes with valued features such as proximity to jobs and access to good schools.

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