Before opening the doors to OCG+ in 2005, Tonya spent more than 10 years in public affairs working for a state senator, a large nonprofit organization and a Fortune 500 company. During her career, she has been able to curate relationships with regional, state and national leaders critical for her clients’ success in the media and in the community.
Under her leadership, media relations and grassroots outreach teams have developed successful public relations campaigns across the nation. Additionally, she has guided comprehensive public relations plans for her clients, coordinated cause marketing campaigns, and developed significant relationships among industry influencers for her clients.
As Tonya was growing OCG+, she was also working on a few things that required her attention:
- Went back to college to earn an Executive MBA from Texas Christian University
- Served on the Board of Directors of the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, Board of Advisors at the TCU Neeley School of Business Entrepreneurship Center, Tarrant County Hospital District Board of Managers, Board of Trustees at Baylor All Saints Hospital, and Board Chair for the PR Council’s Diversity Committee
- Served on the BBVA Compass Bank Community Board
- Member of the PR Council Board (Serves as the Diversity C0-Chair)
- Serves on the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Board of Directors
Tonya holds that aforementioned Executive MBA from Texas Christian University, as well as a Bachelor’s degree from Paul Quinn College in Dallas.