“Give 110% of myself.”
Tonya joined Barfield, Murphy, Shank & Smith in 1996. Starting out as the firm’s bookkeeper, Tonya’s role in the firm has greatly expanded over the years. Now, as an assistant firm administrator, she serves the firm by taking care of the many day-to-day responsibilities such as making sure everyone gets a paycheck, has access to their benefits and continues to handle much of the firm’s bookkeeping duties. Viewed as a great resource for benefits questions, Tonya has assisted many employees with questions and issues pertaining to the ever-changing world of insurance as well as assisting with questions about medical billing.
Many colleagues would describe Tonya as knowledgeable, helpful and always responsive, not to mention, she makes great New Orleans cuisine! She attributes much of her success to her supportive family and the work-hard philosophy she strives to achieve each day.
Tonya was born and raised in New Orleans and currently resides in Chelsea with her husband, Lamar, their two boys and two dogs. Outside of work, she loves to cook and watch her boys participate in their many sports activities.
- CPA Firm Management Association
- Samford University – Bachelor of General Studies, Counseling
- Mississippi College