Tonya Rivers, D.B.A

Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Business

About Dr. Tonya Rivers

Tonya worked in corporate finance and business for 18+ years in senior management
and leadership. She has been an entrepreneur for over a decade, specializing in
training, program development, DEI, and financial strategies for small businesses and
corporations. She has authored numerous publications and has contributed to many
articles and books on business management, competitive strategy, marketing, and
personal development. Her newest release is entitled “Stages: Doctoral Journey
Support Memoir.”

Her personal teaching philosophy is to provide students with an in-depth knowledge of
business ethics and practices to be successful by creating a collaborative, interactive,
and creative virtual learning environment.” She is an adjunct professor in the School of
Business at Saint Peter’s University, teaching at the graduate level.

Career & Accomplishments


  • DBA, Strategy & Innovation, Capella University

  • M.B.A., Capella University