Toya Webb

Toya Webb

Chief Marketing, Communications and Government Relations Officer
Elgin Community College


Toya Webb is a seasoned transformational leader with more than 20 years of experience in journalism, higher education, health care, crisis communications, marketing and organizational change.  Over the last 10 years she has served in various roles at Elgin Community College, where she currently leads the award-winning marketing and communications team as the Chief Marketing and Communications Officer and member of the President’s Cabinet.

Webb flourishes as a systems’ disrupter and status quo killer and is a recipient of numerous awards, including the YWCA Leadership Award in Communications and Technology, the Kane County Chronicle “Best Under 40” award and is nationally recognized by the American Association of Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC) as a mover and shaker with the “40 Under 40” award. Additionally, she is a proud community college graduate and recipient of Jefferson Community College’s Distinguished Alumni Award for professional achievement.

When she is not traveling around the world immersing herself in other cultures, serving on boards or taking the TEDx stage, she enjoys giving back to the community and serving as a youth mentor. Webb holds an associate in arts degree from Jefferson Community College, a bachelor of arts degree in journalism and sociology from the University of Hawaii-Manoa, a master’s degree in Integrated Marketing Communications from Roosevelt University and a Doctor of Education in higher education and organizational change from Benedictine University.