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Toni Hoy

Author/Copywriter/Editor

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 Trails.com 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 also ghostwrote nearly a hundred articles on senior care.

Toni has ghostwritten over 1,000 blog articles for a major corporation that offers software for boards of directors. She also ghostwrites a column for digital marketers for Forbes Communications Council.

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.

Portfolio

Boards of Directors/Corporate Boards/Nonprofit Boards

ID Theft Authority
03/07/2016
Tax Refund Season is ID Theft Season: IRS PIN System Fails | ID Theft Authority

The April 15th tax filing deadline means it's open season for tax refund thieves. Each year, hundreds of thousands-if not millions of taxpayers become victims of tax refund identity theft-many of them for two years' running. Those who file regular tax returns and typically get annual tax refund checks aren't the only people at risk ...

Senior Living

SeniorAdvisor.com Blog
Denver 55+ Communities - SeniorAdvisor.com Blog

Denver 55+ Communities Deciding to move to a 55+ community sets the stage for a new season of life. It's an opportunity to leave some of the responsibilities of homeownership behind and look forward to freedom and leisure. Gaining more hours in the day opens up choices for enjoying activities that you couldn't find time for in the past.

USA Today

Usatoday
The Best Sites to Visit in Chicago

Chicago is known as the Windy City. (Photo: sears tower chicago image by Gregory Pilich from Fotolia.com ) Chicago, the third largest city in the United States, is a fascinating place to visit. Getting around is easy by car, bus, train, taxi or even on foot.

Mental Health

Station House
12/01/2015
I'm a Corrections Officer, but I Feel Like a Prisoner - Station House

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.

Firefighter Wife
03/09/2016
Is Alcohol Tearing Your Firefighting Family Apart? - Firefighter Wife

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Adoption

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