Tonya Gillen

Tonya Hammond Gillen is a local marketing executive and works with local businesses to help them grow. Tonya is a long-time advertising expert in York County.

For the better part of 20 years, she worked in advertising for the Rock Hill Herald newspaper. In 1997 Tonya accepted a position as Advertising Director for the Lake Wylie Magazine; now known as The Lake Wylie Pilot.   In April 1999 as Advertising Director Tonya was part of the success of taking the bi weekly magazine’s expansion to a full-time weekly status.  After leaving the Pilot, Tonya worked in the marketing department for Provident Community Bank.

Tonya lives in Rock Hill with her 10-year-old daughter and 8-year-old son.

Outside of spending time with her family, Tonya enjoys photography, gardening and cooking.