Tonya L. Whiteside is the Founder and CEO and for Whiteside Group LLC. An army veteran, Tonya holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and a master’s degree in Human Services. She is the author of “Change the Atmosphere with Encouraging Words”, “Rebuilding Life after Trauma”, where she shares her account of being a victim and witness to a murder suicide. Tonya is also a co-author of “The Power of Transformation: Reinventing Your Life”, and a co- author of, “Finding Your Voice: The Assertive & Empowered Woman.” She has over twenty years of service work with the public and more than fifteen years of teaching and facilitating. She has completed volunteer mandated 40-hour Domestic Violence Advocate Training for the State of California and regularly speaks to those volunteering and working with domestic violence victims and families. Tonya loves the Lord and cares about healing for your soul. She has been married to her husband for 28 years and is mother of 2 boys, ages 24, and 17.