Tonya is a former VP at Twitch with an expertise in leadership roles encompassing Employee Experience, Talent Development, Talent Management, and DEI. Her true passion lies in fostering opportunities and creating transformative experiences that empower employees to learn and grow.
Throughout her impressive career spanning over two decades, Tonya has steered teams across diverse industries such as retail, energy, healthcare, and insurance – for companies such as Safeway, PG&E, Kaiser Permanente, and AAA.
From her early days at the University of Berkeley, Tonya's interest in organizational development ignited, leading her to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Psychology from Cal State Hayward University. Since then, her unwavering focus has been on talent management, development, and design. By aligning people strategy with business strategy, Tonya has driven remarkable results, enabling individuals to thrive both professionally and personally.
Tonya's commitment to professional growth is reflected in her certification as a coach and her attainment of a Master of Science degree in Education and Training from Capella University. Through her inclusive and growth-oriented approach, Tonya has left an indelible impact on the lives and professional development of countless employees.