About Toni

High-Energy Presenter
Reinvention Strategist
Marketing Expert
Keynote Speaker

Bold And Beautiful Brand
Strategist For Conscientious
Entrepreneurs, Helping
Them Clarify Their Vision,
Mission And Messaging

Public Speaking • Team Building
Program/Project Management
Executive Coaching & Mentoring
Strategic Planning • Business Strategy
Sales & Marketing Training
Personal Development

Toni is an accomplished Senior Executive, Speaker, and Strategist with more than 40 years of success spanning technology, media, and event planning. Leveraging extensive experience leading innovative marketing initiatives to drivesales and grow enterprises, Toni is a valuable asset for a company requiring advisory related to strategic development, GTM campaigns, or training
optimization. Her broad areas of expertise include program management, integration, outsourcing, vendor management, IT services, and business intelligence. Toni is a CEO who works with entrepreneurs, speakers, authors, healers, and coaches to help them revamp their corporate vision, revive stagnant sales, and fuel productivity throughout an enterprise.

Throughout her executive career, Toni has held leadership positions with KDDM Inc., Hewlett-Packard, FremantleMedia, Univision, OSG, TX Casting and Talent Management, MSU, Inc. Cinergy, Houston Chronicle, Enron, and TCHD. She has been responsible for leading the presidential transition team for former President George H. Bush, serving as Bush’s technology instructor and support staff manager, and achieving the Top 10 Women in Computing award from Women in Computing. Toni served as a technical evangelist and presenter at Windows World for Microsoft, managed more than 65 global projects yielding $251M in annualized benefits, and held the CEO title at many companies.

An industry visionary, Toni specializes in distressed and growth business opportunities. In a previous role, she discovered a $1.2M error, maximized a business unit to IT cross-charging through the creation of a web-based corporate reporting system to automatically gather financial and operational information from various facilities and the PMO. Toni implements policy and procedures for auditing reports, increases accuracy rates from 65% to 90%, and leads innovative training programs resulting in talent optimization throughout an enterprise. Her training programs save companies more than $51,000 annually through
eliminating the need for outsourcing training methods. She is a leader in streamlined procedures, a creative solutions driver, and a skilled mentor and trainer.

Toni attained her MBA with a concentration in Business Management with a minor in Project Management from Alameda College and University and her BS in Computer Information Systems from Alameda College and University. As a seasoned board member, Toni has held board positions with Micro Support Unlimited, The Computer Help Desk, Texas Casting, Texas Filmworks, KDDM Inc., Pro-Vision, Houston Society, and Houston Metro Racquet Club.

Leadership

Toni brings a hi-energy level of empowerment to her audience. Motivated and inspired are two descriptions of how her audiences leave after her talks. From near death experiences to driven, absolute entrepreneurship. Toni’s growing up in movie theaters and expertise in casting and production enables her talks to always include ‘snippets’ of lessons learned from the entertainment industry.

Producer
9TH ANNUAL LATIN GRAMMYS • OBJECTIVO FAMA (AMERICAN IDOL)

Director
PORTRAITS OF AUSTIN • ABC CHANNEL 11 • THE TONI SHOW• ITS A SMALL WORLD CHILDREN’S HOUR• VALLEY CABLE CHANNEL 13

Casting Director
FREMANTLE MEDIA AND FREMANTLE MEDIA LATIN AMERICA:
AMERICAN IDOL • AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL • FAMILY FEUD

Founder
HOUSTON PUBLIC SPEAKERS CLUB• WORLD CLASS MENTORS
TEXAS ARTISAN GROUP • TEXAS SPEAKERS RETREAT

CEO
KDDM • MSUinc Chief of Staff
HP GLOBAL IT (SAP)

Prior Speaking Platforms & Venues

SPEAKING EMPIRE, FL, THE MOM SHOW, TX, MOMENTUM, CA THE RISE AND SHINE RADIO SHOW & PODCAST, THE TONI SHOW, PORTRAITS OF AUSTIN TV, IT’S A SMALL WORLD TV

Awards

Woman of the Year National Association of Professional Women

National Leader, Top 2 Recruiters Freedom Equity Group

Top 10 Special Event & Meeting Planners • Houston Business Journal

Top 10 Women in Computing in Texas • Houston Business Journal

Minority and Women Owner Top 100 • Houston Business Journal

Appointed To the Transition Team and Computer Trainer • Former President George H. W. Bush