Tonya Hallett is a highly engaged human capital professional with more than 25 years of experience in Human Resources. Tonya is the Vice President, People eXperience Technology (PXT) and she leads the PXT teams for WW Amazon Stores and General and Administrative (G&A). Tonya proudly serves as an Executive Sponsor for the Women at Amazon (W@A), the global affinity group for women, non-binary employees and allies.
Tonya began her career with General Motors and progressed through several diverse positions in Labor Relations and field HR leadership. Her unique roles held include an international assignment in Germany leading the EU purchasing & supply chain talent strategy, as the Global Director Human Resources for the iconic Cadillac vehicle brand and in her role prior to joining Amazon, as the Executive Director Human Resources for the Global Manufacturing function, responsible for over 100,000 employees.
She holds a Master of Science in Manufacturing Management from Kettering University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial & Labor Relations from Cornell University.
Tonya is married and a proud mom of 3 vibrant and thriving young men. She is an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, The Links, Incorporated and Jack & Jill of America, Incorporated. She is passionate about supporting initiatives for enhancing educational opportunities for at risk youth, the arts, and cancer research.