[Exec Bio] Toy Hawkins

Toy Monique Hawkins, a television executive and producer, has contributed to scripted and unscripted programming at Will Packer Media, a growing production company aimed at achieving similar successes as its feature focused sister company, Will Packer Productions. 

Some of the programs under Toy Monique’s purview include AMBITIONS, BIGGER, READY TO LOVE, POWER STAR LIVE, THE DISAPPEARANCE OF THE MILLBROOK TWINS, and NIGHT SCHOOL - a pilot derived from the box office feature hit of the same name. 

Toy Monique, a Chicago native, made the transition to Hollywood from Information Systems, Database and Operations Management at Willis Towers Watson, a leader in outsourcing and technology solutions. Utilizing her B.S. from Northern Illinois University, Toy Monique mined success on nearly 40 client contracts and delivered technology solutions on 11-14 month schedules with budgets of up to $7M each and a global team of nearly 30 analysts, programmers and testers. 

With an analytical and creative mindset, Toy Monique sought her Masters in Creative Producing from Columbia College Chicago then quickly earned her stripes as a full time intern, executive assistant, then coordinator…all within two short years while still working full time as a technology consultant with Willis Towers Watson.

Currently dedicated to her work in development and production, Toy Monique looks to make great strides in the entertainment industry - producing stories across all genres, settings and periods of time. As a strong believer in giving back while on the journey, Toy Monique mentors industry professionals, speaks and attends panels, hosts empowerment gatherings and supports independent filmmaking.