Tonya Hinch

Tonya Hinch recently joined the Aspen Institute as the Managing Director of the Henry Crown Fellowship Program.  She relocated from Crossville, TN after selling her family business, Hinch & Associates, a regional insurance agency.  Prior to this, Tonya successfully created and enjoyed a career that encompassed Fortune 500 companies, a ground-breaking start-up in a highly politicized category, and leadership in one of the most controversial education reform movements in the United States.  Tonya was Executive Vice-President of Operations at Edison Schools, responsible for $500MM in business overseeing over 100 schools in 23 states and over 7,000 employees.  Prior to this, Tonya specialized in Marketing and Sales at consumer packaged goods companies, including Ultrafem, Neutrogena, Clairol, and Procter & Gamble.  She received a B.S. in Marketing from the University of Tennessee.  Tonya resides in Washington, D.C. and New York City, New York.  Tonya is a 2007 Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.