LaTonya Whitaker
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Director - Programming, Special Events

LaTonya Whitaker

DJB Hospitality/Sedona Taphouse Restaurants


LaTonya Whitaker is the director of marketing at DJB Hospitality/Sedona Taphouse Restaurants. At Sedona Taphouse, they work diligenty to bring guests the best in local and international craft beer, interesting wines, and creative handcrafted martinis.

Sedona Taphouse has won numerous awards for its craft beer selection and food offerings and is rated `World Class’ by Beer Advocate. Now with multiple locations and more in the works, they continue to offer an inviting atmosphere the community loves.

In her previous position, LaTonya was digital marketing director at The Winebow Group, which comprises national importer and distribution houses that offer comprehensive portfolios of fine wine and spirits from around the world.

She is a past president of the Society of Marketing Professional Services, Virginia and holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Mass Communications from Virginia Commonwealth University. Upon receiving her master’s, she received the VCU Strategic Public Relations Faculty Recognition Award.

LaTonya is passionate about her profession and teaching others. She has served as an instructor at VCU’s Robertson School of Media and Culture teaching PR Leadership and Management for the graduate program.

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