Tonya joined the Chamber staff in November 2022. She is the project manager for the I.G.N.I.T.E Student Employment Initiative, Building Hope AL Justice-Involved Employment Initiative and the Educator Workforce Academy.
Tonya received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a minor in Social Work and a Master of Arts degree in Rehabilitation Counseling both from the University of Alabama.
Prior to joining the Chamber and West Alabama Works! Tonya served as a Professional School Counselor for 25 years and as Senior Employment Counselor for Easter Seals of West Alabama.
Tonya enjoys spending time with her family, going to the beach, and playing with her boxers, Jack and Ciri.
Photo by Porfirio J. Solórzano.