Tanya R. Hill
Tanya is the creator and founder of ForeverFresh – a line of disposable undergarments for adults and children, (under the brand name ToddiFresh). The products are sold by national distributors to schools in 19 states. They are also used by the Spectrum Health Hospital system in Grand Rapids Michigan.
In another business venture, at Detroit Metro Airport, Tanya and her partners own and operate a mix of local, national, and international brands including The Economist, Cat Cora’s, P.F. Chang’s, LongHorn steak house, Gordon Biersch, Plum Market, Chick-fil-A, Atwater, Air Margaritaville, and several others. Under Tanya’s leadership passengers in the McNamara terminal now enjoy live music from some of Detroit’s top musicians.
Hill has received numerous awards and recognition for her entrepreneurial accomplishments including the prestigious European Disposable and Nonwoven Association award in Geneva Switzerland.
Tanya attended the University of Detroit. She is a graduate of the Minority Business Executive Program at Amos Tuck School, Dartmouth College, and Leadership Detroit Class XXIII.
Hill is president emeritus of the National Association of Women Business Owners Greater Detroit Chapter (NAWBO GDC) and is a board member of its foundation, NAWBO Excel. She served on NAWBO’s national board for five years (2018—2022). Hill serves on several other boards: the Detroit Children’s Choir, First Tee Greater Detroit, Oakland Schools Education Foundation, the Warriors Trust Fund and is the Board Chair of
The Heat and Warmth Fund (THAW).
Hill believes that whatever you aspire to do in life is attainable with faith, perseverance, and the willingness to continue to learn – never being afraid to think outside the box. She lives life passionately with two credos- ; “Lift as you climb” and “Live to give”. A sought-after motivational speaker, Hill freely uses her knowledge and life lessons to inspire and mentor those around her.