Tonya Veasey

Tonya Veasey is President and CEO of OCGPR, a Texas based marketing and

communications agency that she started in 2005. Before founding OCG PR, Tonya spent

more than 10 years in the public affairs industry, were she led local, state and national

public policy efforts for elected officials, large nonprofit organizations and Fortune 500

companies. Under Tonya’s leadership her agency has led successful public relations

campaigns throughout the U.S., in markets such as New York, Chicago, San Francisco

and Dallas.

Veasey's community involvement is extensive and her list of accolades is equally long.

She serves on the Board of Directors for several organizations, including, Texas Christian

University Entrepreneurship Center Advisory Board, Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce

board of directors, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation board of directors and the

Public Relations Council board of directors. In addition, Veasey was recognized as the

City of Fort Worth’s 1999 Woman of the Year in Public Service, Fort Worth Metropolitan

Black Chamber of Commerce’s 2007 Madame C. J. Walker Award, The Dallas Black

Chamber of Commerce 2009 Quest for Success Award recipient, and featured as one of

Fort Worth Business Press’s 2002 40 Under 40.


In 2011, she received the Dallas Business

Journal Minority Business Leaders Award, the 100 Black Men’s Women of Color Award

in 2013 and Fort Business CEO magazine named her one of the 20 Women to Watch in


Veasey holds an Executive MBA from Texas Christian University and a Bachelor's

degree from Paul Quinn College in Dallas, Texas. A native of Fort Worth, she is married

to U.S. Congressman Marc Veasey and has a son, Adam Clayton.

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