Tanya is Pierce’s mom – the Scaly Mom on TV!  She is the Co-Creator and Director of Education for Scaly Adventures, a broadcast television action and adventure reality series that promotes conservation while featuring exotic animals, inspirational role models and positive organizations.


Tanya is an author, television host, motivational speaker and media entrepreneur.  Tanya's favorite part about Scaly Adventures is showing how families can have an incredible time together doing something they love, and she ensures that every episode inspires others to overcome their fears, follow their dreams and pursue their passions.


Tanya is formerly a Nationally Board Certified Teacher with experience teaching and consulting in both public and private schools.  Her true passion has been raising and teaching Pierce as she home educates him throughout all of their travels together.  Tanya is the co-founder of Boundless Limits International, Inc. along with her husband and Pierce’s dad, Rick.  Tanya is a graduate of Kennesaw State University and is listed among their Notable Alumni and is a 2018 Inductee of the KSU Bagwell College of Education Hall of Fame.