Tanya Penny is President and CEO of TPW & Associates, a strategy consulting firm advising clients on financial, business, and process improvement strategies.
In this role, Penny is providing business strategy consulting for the state of Maryland and serves on the advisory boards for Teltech Communications and Ampcus, Inc. Tanya has held senior level real estate roles with Verizon including VP/Chief Procurement Officer. Additionally, she enjoyed a 30+ year career with MCI in senior level finance and operations roles.
Tanya has been recognized by the National Federation of Black Women Business Owners for professional excellence in the finance and telecommunications industries. She is on the Board of Directors of Ivy Community Charities of Prince George’s County and is an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Tanya served on Howard University Center for Excellence in Supply Chain Management’s Board of Advisors, and was a board member of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and served as the Secretary of the Executive Board.
She also served on the board of QUEST Forum, a global communications association dedicated to continually improving products and services.
Tanya holds a MBA from the Wharton School of Business (University of Pennsylvania) and a BA from Stanford University.