Forbes Spotlight On: Tonya McKenzie

Original published April 6, 2021

For(bes) The Culture member Tonya McKenzie is a Los Angeles County Commissioner and public relations, consultant. Her firm, Sand & Shores PR and Leadership Firm, works with civic, educational, law enforcement and political organizations to foster media exposure and grow profitability. Her memoir, A Child’s Memories of Cartoons and Murder, addresses non-combat-PTSD, predatory behavior, generational dysfunction and domestic violence. “My upbringing was rough, and the criminal justice system was a part of my childhood,” says McKenzie. “As a gun violence and sexual assault survivor, I wanted to have a career that had an impact on the lives of victims.”


Founder of Sand & Shores
Public Relations & Leadership Consultant
Author of A Child’s Memories of Cartoons & Murder
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tonyamckenziespeaks
Twitter & Instagram: @TonyaMcKenziePR

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