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Job title

Vice President of Member Development

Company

WEConnect International

Location

Washington, D.C., USA

As the Vice President of Member Development for WEConnect International, Michael Tobolski's focus is Member Development and Member Engagement.

His prior corporate experience includes Marriott International as Sr. Director of Supplier Diversity where he developed Marriott’s formal supplier program and began the global supplier diversity journey. Other positions with Marriott included Hotel Controller, Director of Purchasing and Food & Beverage Director. Michael also worked at Walt Disney World where he oversaw Food & Beverage operations in several of the resort hotels.

As an entrepreneur, Michael also co-founded and operated several businesses including a three-restaurant company in Northern Virginia.

He has served as Chair of the Board of the Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council, Chair of the National Minority Supplier Development Council's Hospitality Industry Group, and was an active member of the Procurement Committees for the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce. Michael currently serves as Vice President on the board of a national non-profit organization and resides in Maryland with his wife Christine.

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