Dr. Tonya D. Moore has served over 20 years combined in Higher Education and Military Institutional Training. She has cultivated a career which distinguishes her as a Readiness Guru. Through her career in the military, she has served many positions to assist Soldiers in their readiness for over 20 years. She has also served in higher education for almost 20 years preparing students for their readiness in their education and career. Dr. Moore has taken her education, skills and experiences to cultivate her own company, DEMO Consulting LLC (DEMO). Her company focuses on developing readiness strategies for organizations which includes a staffing component. She is the CEO/President of DEMO Global Institute which provides the training for DEMO Consulting. She is also the Chief Military Officer for APERION Global Institute. Her expertise is guiding colleges/universities/organizations with clarity when providing the best services to all Veterans relating to education, benefits, training, and also aligning different skill sets for career opportunities. DEMO Consulting, DEMO Global Institute and APERION work in tandem to provide the best services to our target markets.
Prior to Higher Education, Dr. Moore was on the management team at United Parcel Services (UPS) where she served as the South Carolina District Marketing Specialist. From there, she became a Professor for the following Universities: Saint Leo, Webster, Southern Wesleyan and Strayer. Her focus was Human Resource Management and Business courses. She was a Director of Instructional Management and Assessment Systems (Institutional Research) for Morris College. She later became an Associate Campus Dean along with being a Professor at Strayer University in Charleston, SC. She later started writing Human Resource Management and Business curriculum for Strayer University’s Graduate courses. She also created the lectures and supplemental resources to deliver the course content. She became the Human Resource Management Curriculum Chair and received an Award in Curriculum Design as well. She served on numerous academic committees such as the Chair of the Faculty Senate, Middle State Steering Committee and the Academic Integrity Committee. She is currently serving on the Saint Leo University’s Board of Directors which included Chair of Communication and Advancement as well as Treasurer. She also served as the Board of Directors President for Pride School Atlanta, Inc. which is the first LGBTQ K-12 school. She served also as a Dean in the Atlanta Ga area for Strayer University. Her campuses received several recognition on their outcomes. She is also currently part of SEI's CEO Council on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. She is part of the pioneer team in developing this new council in support of building a diverse and innovative culture. Dr. Moore is also a member of the National Diversity Council.
Major Moore has served in the United States Army Reserves for over 20 years. She is a disabled veteran, but she continues to push forward in providing the best service to her country. She started her career as an Enlisted Soldier then she transitioned to an Officer as a personal goal. Major Moore has served some great roles in the military which has aligned her perfectly in the Institutional Training field. Major Moore was the Regional Training Center Branch Chief for the United States Army Reserve Command on a mobilization tour (active duty status). She was responsible for over 300 Instructors and 50 Staff members in California, Wisconsin and New Jersey combined. She developed a Program of Instruction justifying over $20 million in resources. She has also conducted a manpower work-study which eliminated job duplication and saved money. She was a Company Commander for Basic Training at Fort Jackson and for a Regional Training Center at Fort Hunter-Liggett during another mobilization. She has served as a Readiness Officer, an Educational Officer for an Institutional Training unit as well as an Adjutant Personnel Officer for a Health Service unit. She recently went from Deputy Chief of Plans to now serving as Chief of Training for her Reserve Unit. Major Moore is a highly decorated Soldier.
Dr. Moore has been a guest speaker for many different events discussing topics relating to Business and Human Resource Management. She spoke at the following areas but not limited to the Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club, Military Order of World Wars, Vision Cathedral of Atlanta, Argosy University, Strayer University, and virtual seminars (GoToMeetings and Facebook Live) for business owners as well as career seekers. Tonya is the Author of two Leadership books which is focused on her model called The Moore Management Model. She has developed a course called Professionals to Professors (P2P) for those who are wanting to become a Professor.
Dr. Moore received her Doctorate degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Management in 2006. She also has a Professional Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management, Advanced Graduate Certificate in Management and a Master of Public/Health Service Administration. She took a course in “Becoming a Leader” through the Jack Welch Management Institute. She is also completing a Digital Entrepreneurship MBA under Jon Steinberg (The CEO of Cheddar Network, past President of BuzzFeed, and Google) at Strayer University. She was invited to go to New York to the Cheddar Networking Station, Facebook NY Office and the New York Stock Exchange as a Champion for the Program.
Dr. Moore’s goal is to provide each business and individual the avenue to excel in areas relating to their readiness. She believes a business competitive advantage comes from the people hired in their organizations. It’s important to provide support in reaching any academic and training goals from a professional and personal standpoint. Organizations can be disruptive, innovative as well as game changers through their teams. Human Resource Management is the area to assist organization with the best talent along with creating a culture of diversity. DEMO can provide services relating to Human Resource Management while your organization focuses on their niche.
Tonya is married to the Beautiful, Mrs. Linda M. Dennis-Moore. She enjoys spending time with their family.