Tonya Dirkse joined Community Foundation of Henderson County in 2016 as Administrative Assistant.
She grew up in Ypsilanti, Michigan and later moved to North Carolina where she graduated from East Henderson High School in Hendersonville.
Tonya has 13 years of experience working in the insurance industry at Allstate and State Farm. Her various roles involved her providing office assistance and management, helping with insurance sales, and guiding customers through claims processes. Tonya spent a decade of her time in the insurance industry working in office administration.
Tonya has an Associate in Applied Science Degree in office administration from Blue Ridge Community College.
She was involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters in the 1990s and served on the state and local boards of directors for the Business and Professional Women of North Carolina.
Tonya prides herself at providing caring, compassionate customer service. She values the care of her family and friends. Tonya enjoys hiking and outdoor activities with her partner Davy Martin and their three dogs.