Dynamic, Award-winning Management Executive
When Tonya Ware collapsed and died with sudden cardiac arrest in 2006, she had no idea that she would deliver her first speech and share her story at the United Nations in New York on June 13, 2018. Tonya is the 2017 Heart Survivor for the American Heart Association and the Creator and Host of the only “Saturday Success Church” nationwide. She has been featured on ABC, FOX, BET, TBN and more. It is Tonya’s sheer determination that caused her to fight through seven years of disability to reclaim her life. Tonya is Managing Partner with The Success House, a firm that provides success training, master classes, mastermind groups, and one-on-one success coaching. Her passion for leadership and social change is evident by her work with Leadership Greater Jackson, Youth Leadership Jack- son, the Greater Jackson Chamber, Women For Progress, Team Jackson, the American Heart Associa- tion, the Empowering Progressive Women’s Association, and the annual R.E.D. Women’s Confer- ence. Tonya is married to Bishop A. D. Ware and mother to daughters, Wisdom and Wealth. The Beginning: Tonya Hairston Ware, a native of Key West, Florida, was born to parents who traveled throughout the United States pioneering and planting churches. Tonya began singing at the age of six and when she was older accompanied her father to local jails providing ministry. After graduating from high school with honors, she enrolled and graduated from Mississippi State University, where she joined a noted campus choir and traveled extensively, singing in churches, special events, and corpo- rate functions. For more than twelve (12) years, Tonya focused her attention on her secular career, as Benefits and Re- tirement Planner for a Fortune 500 Company. For her expert knowledge and successful career, she was named a member of the “Top 40 Under 40 Mississippi Business Professionals”. After marrying her soul mate, Bishop Adrian D. Ware, Tonya and her husband pioneered The Church Triumphant Global, where she serves as Vice CEO and Success Pastor. She has touched hundreds of thousands through her lead- ership and music. Tonya’s hit record, “Put My Hand In Yours,” written by Marvin Winans, stands up to some of today’s most noted music. Tonya is the winner of two “Jackie” Awards from the Mississippi Gospel Music Association. She is a 2009 Stellar Award nominated artist for Contemporary Female Artist of the Year. Tonya and her husband, Bishop Adrian Ware, are members of the Faith Ministries Alliance. Tonya enjoys being the President of R.E.D. Women, a women’s motivational and mentoring group. In 2013, Tonya was accepted into summer and online programs to study music with both the Jacob School of Music, Bloomington, Indiana, and the Berklee School of Music, Los Angles campus. In March 2015, she released her first inspirational book, “Life Is Your Song”, with famed actor Hill Harper at the BJCC in Birmingham, Alabama. Through her intensive training with the Small Business Association (SBA) Emerging Leader’s Program, she is providing a myriad of self-help subjects for clients. She is a member of the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership where she serves as an Ambassador and Co-Chair. She was name the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership’s Ambassador of the Year for 2016 and is a member of the Ambassadors Council. Tonya also serves with TeamJXN, NAMI MS and more. She is a member of the American Heart Associations Circle of Red organization and serves on the Execu- tive Leadership Team. She volunteers with Score Small Business Solutions. Tonya is the host
of Jack- son’s only Manifestation Mastermind Group where she mentors entrepreneurs and is the Instructor of the Master Class “How to Write Your Book in 60 Days” held on the campus of Millsaps
College. She is the first female awarded in 2017 “Pastor of the Year” through the MS Gospel Music Association. Tonya serves as a survivor advocate in Washington, DC on Capitol Hill for the American Heart Association. As a speaker, artist, mentor, trainer, and coach, she is changing the lives of many by sharing life-changing success strategies. In June of this year she delivered her first speech for the Global Entrepreneurial- ship Initiative at the United Nations in New York.