As a former Human Resource Executive, Tonnette has a passion for people. In her VP role for a national growth organization, she was responsible for developing and directing the companies People and Organization Capability strategy. Throughout her career Tonnette has held advanced HR leadership roles with premier organizations as PepsiCo, Nestle, and JCPenney.
Spanning a career of over 20 years, Tonnette has worked in several aspects of Human Resources in both corporate and operations. Her primary focus was human resource strategies, change and performance management, executive coaching and development, training and development and inclusion. Additionally, Tonnette has a host of training and development certifications, i.e. Diversity & Inclusion, DDI, True Colors Personality to mention a few.
A Dallas native, Tonnette earned her undergraduate degree in Human Resources and Organizational Behavior from the University of North Texas.
Tonnette believes in investing in the community and has a heart for service. She is a board member of Our Friends Place, UNT PLP Mentor, 2015 YW Mentors and Allies Luncheon Chair, and a former Board Member of the Leslie K Bedford Foundation.