Tonia Woodley serves as the Senior Paralegal for the Office of General Counsel, offering support to both the General Counsel and WRI's Executive Offices. In her role, she actively contributes to the improvement of compliance across the organization, engages in research initiatives and effectively manages projects.

Prior to joining WRI, Tonia previously provided thirteen years of support to legal professionals in the private and public sector. Her experience includes processing Freedom of Information/Privacy Act requests for the federal government to managing claims for the Victims Compensation Fund of September 11th.

Tonia graduated from Hult International Business School with a M.A. in International Relations and from North Carolina Central University with a B.A. in Political Science.

Outside her professional endeavors, she enjoys spending time with her husband and family, working out and traveling.