Toni Hoy

Author/Copywriter/Blog writer

Location icon United States

Toni Hoy has been writing and ghostwriting for nearly 15 years, covering such topics as boards of directors, corporate business, insurance, digital marketing, mental health, and senior care. She found her passion for writing and made a career switch after many years in her first career as an insurance agent.

Toni is the author of the nonfiction work, “Second Time Foster Child,” where she shares her family’s struggles in dealing with state social service systems. She shares related articles in magazines such as Adoption Today and Empirical. USA Today and also published articles on other topics written by Toni.

In the business field, Toni managed the website, blog articles, and social media platforms for an insurance agency in the Chicago suburbs for ten years. She has also ghostwritten thousands of articles, including a column for the Forbes Communications Council for a digital marketer.

As a volunteer, Toni has served on the board of directors for the Community and Residential Services Authority, which is an Illinois state authority. She is also currently on the board of directors for Hope Meadows, an intergenerational community for seniors and foster/adoptive families. As a member of NAMI, Toni is a state trainer for Family Support Groups.

Toni has earned a number of awards for advocacy including a congressional award, Angels in Adoption by the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute, and the NAMI National Outstanding Member of the Year.

Educational Background
Toni Hoy received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Thomas Edison State University. She was the recipient of the Arnold Fletcher Award.


Nonprofit Boards and Identity Theft

ID Theft Authority
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Senior Living Blog
Denver 55+ Communities - Blog

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USA Today

The Best Sites to Visit in Chicago

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Mental Health

What Is Psychodrama Therapy And What Does It Help With?

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Station House
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A corrections officer is a first responder occupation in every sense of the words. It's a job that is characterized by the stigma of low status, high stress, and burnout. With high rates of chronic job-related stress, it's easy to see how corrections officers can feel as trapped as the prisoners they guard.
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Adoption and Complex Trauma

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