Tonia J. Gray


Leanne Grotke Award (2012)
B.S., 1983


Tonia (Toni) Gray came to IU in the fall of 1979 in pursuit of her Bachelor's Degree in Marketing and Management from the Kelley School of Business, while also participating in women's softball. She excelled on the field for 4 years, starting all games at either catcher or first base her sophomore, junior and senior years. She was named captain her final season. Her collegiate career culminated with two Big Ten titles and two World Series Championships, finishing 2nd her freshman year and 5th in the nation her senior campaign.

Following graduation from Indiana University in 1983, Toni began her sensational career in corporate America with the Quaker Oats Company. By 1993, Toni was named National Account Executive of the Year. Just 3 years later, she decided to join SC Johnson where she is currently positioned as Director of Grocery Broker Sales after numerous awards and promotions.

A life member of both the IU Alumni and I Associations, Toni continues to support the endeavors of both associations. In the past she has served on the I Association board, and instrumental in the successful merger between the I-Men's and I-Women's Associations.