Toni Guagenti is an established communication and marketing professional. She is also the author of 100 Things To Do in Virginia Beach Before You Die. Originally from Ohio, Ms. Guagenti came to Hampton Roads as a journalist for The Pilot. During that time, she covered pretty much everything having to do with Virginia Beach. After 12 years with The Pilot, she entered the world of freelance and consulting. Soon after she found a job working with former mayor, Will Sessoms. It wasn’t long after than when a friend approached her with the opportunity to write the book.