Tonya earned her bachelors degree in communications from Florida International University. In addition, Tonya has taught communications as an adjunct professor and received her certification in professional brand and image management to better help her internal clients prepare for media opportunities, speaking engagements, board positions and other types of community relations initiatives.
Previously, Tonya managed communications for North America for ADT Security Services/Tyco International and has led marketing and communications teams at Johnson & Wales University, Spherion Inc. and MarComm Group, a full service communications and marketing agency, serving clients across the country.
Tonya is passionate about community service and has served on the board for Save the Twinz, Broward County’s Emerging Cultural Leaders and Mentoring Tomorrow’s Leaders.
Tonya is married to her husband Percy Evans and they reside in Coral Springs with their two children who both attend North Broward Broward Preparatory School. Tonya is a proud baseball and volleyball mom and can be found writing, traveling and reading in her spare time.