Tonya Patton joined The Christian Chronicle in February 2012 and serves as advertising manager.
Born in Texas, Tonya graduated from the University of Houston in 1993 with a B.S. in Training and Development with a business management emphasis. While an undergraduate, she completed a three-year internship with Continental Airlines in its corporate accounting department.
In 1995, Tonya married Randy Patton, who serves as director of compliance at MidFirst Bank in Oklahoma City. They have two teenage children, Chris and Ashley. All four are active members of the Memorial Road Church of Christ in Edmond, Okla.