LEADER. AUTHOR. CREATOR. INFLUENCER. ADVOCATE.
Learn the P.P.I.E.C.E. & Goodwill method of branding yourself and master the art of highlighting your strengths, skills, and expertise to establish your leadership in your field, company, or community. Learn to tell your story to your target audience to attract the right clientele while obtaining more positive PR for yourself and your business.
Give her the mic and let her motivate your attendees and help them be the best version of themselves. Tonya promotes contributing to the common good while utilizing public relations and marketing to enhance your personal and professional brand. She can speak to small, intimate groups or keynote large events.
For nonprofit, civic organizations, businesses, and youth groups looking to increase individual leadership standards and results, Tonya works with your organization to identify gaps and fill them with information, confidence and empowerment for increased productivity, and maximum beneficial outcomes translating into increased positive public relations and fundraising efforts.
Tonya is your best choice for your social and business events, bringing out the best in each participant, speaker, and host. Tonya will make sure that the audience gets the most out of the day or session. As the moderator, Tonya will ensure that the speakers stick to the time, the right questions get asked and answered with the appropriate follow-up and bridge to the next portion of activity to keep the program flowing. She is available for event moderation or panel/session discussion.
As an expert in written and verbal communications, Tonya uses storytelling to connect the product, service or event to the target audience for earned media and increased brand awareness. She helps to identify the target market, carve the message and customize the delivery of the content for maximum impact. Tonya can train marketing departments on developing and implementing a PR and branding strategy to greatly increase brand awareness.
Impliment a strong community relations strategy that incorporates various actions to establish and maintain a mutually beneficial relationship between the businesses and community members. Tonya helps construct a comprehensive, ongoing community relations strategy to achieve greater visibility and be recognized as good community citizens when supporting the increased quality of life in their community. This is great for local and regional politicians, elected officials and for-profit companies. Commerce does better when the community is supportive.
FUNDING OPTIONS FOR WOMEN was the structured session moderated. Keeping the ladies on task and injecting ideas to facilitate deeper conversation was the duties at this awesome event. To book Tonya McKenzie as a moderator, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tonya McKenzie taps into her personal experience as a witness to death and violence along with the passing of her grandparents and mother to contribute a high level of intensity to the conversation. To book Tonya as a podcast guest, contact email@example.com.
Tonya has set out to tour the greater US to speak about her traumatic experiences penned in her memoir along with educating her crowds on the Kaiser Permanente ACE study. Adverse childhood experiences are dramatically affecting our youth and untreated adults. To have Tonya scheduled at a Barnes & Nobles or independent bookstore near you, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tonya McKenzie took an idea from Lieutenant Gia Neal Sneed and created a podcast based on the need for open and honest conversation around mental health, women's issues and hot topics. To join the advocate, the officer and the therapist, contact email@example.com
Tonya McKenzie lead the discussion examining how we can still obtain success when when things did not go as planned initially. With the right resources, support and PR, you can WIN at any stage in life. To book tonya for a Personal Success and Branding session, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
This session will be geared towards identifying past trauma to heal and pursue a healthy intimate relationship. To have Tonya McKenzie at your conference, summit or group meeting, contact email@example.com.
This may be one of the most open and honest conversations Tonya has had regarding her book, childhood trauma, witnessing murder and navigating methods of recovery. To book Tonya for a conversation on ACEs (adverse childhood experiences), contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
It’s physically challenging and emotionally draining to keep swimming through the waves with this weight pulling you down, limiting your strides. ~Tonya McKenzie
Original article published on Black Femme Epistemology By the time that I was 7 years old, I had watched my mother get shot, her boyfriend be killed, spent time in a Federal Witness Protection Program and time in a women’s prison for women with children because my mother perjured herself on the witness stand. IRead more about Our Youth & PTSD: More Common Than You Think[…]
“For 20+ years, she has been working with small businesses, personalities, non-profits and entrepreneurs with the philosophy that increasing positive exposure requires a large amount of activity, not a large budget.” ~Tonya McKenzie
It is not the kind of racism that will lock a door when they see you trying to come in. It is the kind of racism that questions your motives for walking in the door. ~Tonya McKenzie
“Leaderhip is not being ego driven.” ~T. McKenzie
When they did not think that my stories were newsworthy, I would go out and create a story that the would cover, all in an effort to gain support from the community, local politicians and business owners. ~Tonya McKenzie
presented by The Sasha Marina Show Check out the conversation with Sasha and Tonya McKenzie, PR Consultant and CEO of Sand & Shores. They get down to the business of PR and being an author. Authenticity is the root of all greatness. Check out the interview.
In season 2, episode 2 of the Badass Boss Babe podcast we’ll dive deeper into mind and soul development as we take on overcoming trauma and forms of PTSD with speaker and author, Tonya McKenzie. Check out the episode.
Never having the opportunity to have important conversations or heal old wounds makes grieving harder. Take advantage of the time that you have to ask the hard questions and have the important conversations. ~Tonya McKenzie
Kids that experience things like domestic violence, gun violence, and child abuse become teenagers and young adults with PTSD symptoms. Only about one-quarter of African Americans seek mental health care, compared to 40% of whites. ~Tonya McKenzie