Tonya is a multi-award-winning international Executive Coach and Leadership Consultant. She is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credentialed by the International Coaching Federation (ICF), of which she is a Director of the Professional Coaches Global Board and the Global Enterprise Board.
Tonya is an adjunct professor for William & Mary's MBA program in Leadership Development and Organizational Behavior. She is a faculty member of the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC), one of the world's premier coach training programs, a contributing member of the Forbes Coaches Council and an Affiliate Member of the Institute of Coaching, McLean Hospital, a Harvard Medical School Affiliate. Tonya is also an Executive/Leadership Coach for the TED Fellows Coaching and Mentoring Initiative, an Associate Member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and a Certified Diversity Executive (CDE)®.
Tonya has over 25 years of experience in corporate management, digital and traditional media, technology, finance, coaching, and leadership development. She works with numerous organizations across a variety of industries, including Fortune 500 companies. With a master's degree in Organizational Leadership from Gonzaga University and as a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Tennessee, Tonya is currently a doctoral candidate in Leadership Psychology with emphases in Neuroscience and Inclusive Leadership from William James College.
An avid traveler, Tonya embraces the opportunity to encounter, experience, and appreciate many different people and cultures from all over the world, and strongly believes that anyone can design their life as they choose and step into leadership with confidence and purpose.
VIGERE provides executive coaching and leadership consulting services for individuals and organizations that are ready to become impactful, innovative, and inclusive leaders who reach optimal performance levels with a human-centric approach.
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