Toni Friday

Director of Events & Partnerships

As Director of Events & Partnerships, Toni leads the team and vendors that manage private and partner events. With more than 20 years of experience, she is over associated communications and operations, guiding our clients and partners in achieving their goals. She works with the teams that facilitate Diversity, Equity and Inclusion training as well as Law Enforcement training initiatives for The Center and our partners. A Center liaison, Toni has led some of our most successful collaborations, including the 2018 March for Our Lives Rally, the 2019 NFL Owner’s Dinner and the 2020 Democratic National Convention’s – Live, Atlanta broadcast.

Toni holds a B.A. from Virginia Commonwealth University. Reared between the U.K. and U.S., she was a long-time resident of Hampton, VA. She now resides in Atlanta, GA—however, will always call North Carolina home.