Bio

Tonya Price holds an MBA from Cornell University’s Johnson School of Business. She started her career at Hewlett-Packard in Sales Support and has gone on to manage marketing and Web teams at the Director and VP level. In 1996 she founded StrategicIdeas, a Web design firm, which was acquired by UltraNet Communications in 1997. She has managed Marketing and Web Development teams serving large corporate, mid-size and small business clients. She has also acted as a consultant to several institutes of Higher Ed and is the former Director of Marketing and Web Services for Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Director of the Project Management Office, Web Technologies Services and IT Governance Project Management at Suffolk University.

Tonya is a former Project Management Professional  (PMP) and is active in a number of online marketing and Web Project Management forums and is always on the lookout for new strategies to improve the user experience and increase her clients’ bottom line. She teaches online and customized Web Project Management classes and is available for Web team assessments and mentoring for those new to Web Project Management.

TPC has also expanded to provide advice to University teams embarking on Enterprise cloud-based projects with a unique program to prepare teams to work with their chosen SAAS or cloud-based implanted. Risk factors are identified and addressed and all potential budget risks are identified and strategies developed to prevent budget overruns. This avoids the all too common problem of issues arising during the course of the project where tensions rise between the implementation team and the university leading to delays and increased costs.

As a published fiction and non-fiction writer, Tonya provides help to new authors as part of Business Books For Writers series (www.BusinessBooksForWriters.com) She is currently publishing a series of books for writers who are looking to get serious about developing a writing business. The first book in the series is, “The Writer’s Business Plan.”

Tonya has spoken at a number of regional and national conferences and is also willing to address groups on Marketing and Web project management. Have a question? Send Tonya an email.

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