Breathe Better Together with Allergy & Asthma Network! Allergy & Asthma Network is the nation's leading nonprofit dedicated to ending needless death and suffering due to asthma, allergies and related conditions through outreach, education, advocacy and research. Tonya Winders, President & CEO, explains who is part of the Network and why she is so passionate about the cause.
Tonya Winders, MBA is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Allergy & Asthma Network, the leading patient advocacy organization dedicated to ending the needless death and suffering due to asthma, allergies and related conditions.
Tonya has over 17 years experience in leadership roles within the allergy and asthma industry. From sales and marketing leadership to managed markets access, she has worked tirelessly to ensure patients have access to effective diagnostic and treatment tools.
Tonya joined Allergy & Asthma Network in 2013 as the successor to founder Nancy Sander who led for 28 years. Tonya has worked closely with the leadership of the ACAAI & AAAAI to address challenges currently facing the integrity of allergy and asthma care throughout the US while spreading awareness and preparedness messages to patients and caregivers.
Personally, Tonya is the mother of five children, four of whom have asthma and/or allergies, ranging in age from 10-17 years old. She enjoys spending time with her husband of 20 years Brian Winders and cheering on her children in various sports.