President and CEO of OCG
Tonya Veasey is an entrepreneur, community leader and successful businesswoman. As the President and CEO of OCG|PR, a Fort Worth-based public affairs agency she founded in 2005, Veasey provides public affairs consulting to top corporations, nonprofit organizations and local elected officials.
Veasey is well-known and respected for her advocacy skills and community relations expertise. She began her career successfully working to influence local, state and federal public policy and to secure public funding for health care programs and other initiatives. Veasey has worked as a legislative staffer, a nonprofit organization leader, a registered lobbyist and as the public affairs director for a Fortune 500 Company.
Veasey is well-known for her involvement in the community. Veasey currently serves on the local advisory board of directors of BBVA Bank, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Board of Directors, and in 2018, she was appointed to Texas Christian University, Chancellor’s Advisory Council.
For her success in business and commitment to the community, Veasey has received a number of awards and honors. She was recognized as the City of Fort Worth’s 1999 Woman of the Year in Public Service and was profiled in the 2002 edition of the Fort Worth Business Press’s “40 under 40” feature. Veasey was the recipient of the 2007 Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce Madame C. J. Walker Award, as well as the Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce 2009 “Quest for Success” award. In 2011, she received the Dallas Business Journal’sMinority Business Leaders award. In 2016, the Fort Worth Business Press named her one of20 Women to Watch in Business. She was honored by the Fort Worth Business Press as one of 2017’s Great Women of Texas.
Veasey holds a bachelor’s degree from Paul Quinn College and an Executive MBA at Texas Christian University. Veasey lives in Fort Worth with her husband, Congressman Marc Veasey, and their son, Adam Clayton Veasey