Tonya McKenzie is an author and public relations consultant by trade, a child advocate by choice. Tonya started her career in public relations at the Mt. Diablo Region YMCA, where she needed media coverage to help grow and expand the services provided to the city. After constructing and selling corporate membership packages, she was nominated and elected to the Oakley Chamber of Commerce and appointed to Contra Costa County's Youth Commission by Supervisor Federal Glover. While Tonya serves on the Board of Directors for the Redondo Beach Chamber of Commerce and as Vice President of the North Redondo Beach Business Association, she to continues helping entrepreneurs, small businesses, and nonprofits gain media attention and grow their brand recognition through the company that she founded in 2014, Sand & Shores PR.
- CEO Hack: Morning routine work out, planning it our in my head and being ready to execute
- CEO Nugget: Things will come up no matter how much we plan so be prepared and hope for the best
- CEO Defined: Leadership by not being ego driven