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Tonya Gardner

Executive Assistant to Kristen Grimm

Tonya

As the executive assistant to Spitfire’s on-the-go president, Kristen Grimm, Tonya handles planning, scheduling, and coordinating for all of Kristen’s day-to-day activities. Tonya puts her creativity to work ensuring that Kristen can focus on delighting clients with her communication smarts. Tonya is a dynamic, resourceful, and energetic individual who is comfortable with being the go-to person for anything related to the overall success of the Spitfire team. No task is too small or too large; she enjoys a challenge.

Before joining Spitfire, Tonya supported a team of physic engineers and high-level branch heads at the Naval Research Laboratory in the Pulsed Power Physic Division for over 17 years. 

“Tonya handles planning, scheduling, and coordinating for all of Kristen’s day-to-day activities.”

Outside of Spitfire, Tonya enjoys spending time with her family, creating party favors for special events, and shopping for shoes and handbags. She also enjoys traveling, particularly to destinations outside the United States.

Tonya

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She/her/hers