Tony Moya is manager of the Latino Relations Department at Salt River Project (SRP), a $2.8 billion public power utility providing power and water services to more than 2 million Arizona residents. Mr. Moya has been with SRP for more than 30 years, during which time he has held several positions throughout the company. Mr. Moya is very involved in the community, especially with the issues facing the Hispanic population.
As Latino Relations Manager, Mr. Moya carries out SRP’s community involvement strategies and activities geared toward the Hispanic community, specifically: corporate contributions, safety, educational programming, volunteers, and strategic partnerships as well as serving as spokesperson for the Spanish media. He also serves as a liaison and resource for community and non-profit organizations to help them better serve and address issues within the Hispanic community. One of his main objectives and responsibilities is to foster and develop partnerships to increase enrollment rates for students in higher education programs. His efforts have led to a partnership with Arizona State University’s American Dream Academy, where parents are trained on how to become more involved with their student’s education.
An active community leader, Mr. Moya has many affiliations with different organizations including: Alumni and Chair for the Hispanic Leadership Institute selection committee hosted through Valle Del Sol; Board Chair for Chicanos Por La Causa; Friendly House Scholarship Selection Committee Chair and Board President and Alumni Class of XXIII for Valley Leadership; Advisory Board member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute and Board Chair of the Phoenix Park and Recreation Board.
Mr. Moya graduated from Western International University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management. In addition, he received his Certificate in Corporate Community Involvement from the Center for Corporate Citizenship at Boston College. He has more than 30 years of experience in leadership roles and most recently serves as SRP’s Latino Community Liaison. Mr. Moya was named one of the 2009 Exemplary Leadership Award recipients for Valle Del Sol’s Profiles of Success Awards.
A dynamic leader, strategic planner and trainer, Mr. Moya is a knowledgeable resource when dealing with Latino and diversity issues. He utilizes his communication skills to maintain effective relationships in our Hispanic communities, thus enhancing SRP’s reputation.
Mr. Moya enjoys cooking, running, traveling and experiencing new cultures. He describes his role at SRP as “something I genuinely benefit from and am passionate about.”