Toby Thompkins is a creative and results-
His corporate roles have included Practice Leader for Organizational Culture and Diversity with Amoco Oil Corporation, Director of Worldwide Diversity at Baxter International, and Organizational Effectiveness Consultant with Harbridge House, a former division of PriceWaterhouseCoopers. His consulting clients include General Electric, M&T Bank, McCormick & Company, Marsh Inc., Sears, Johnson & Johnson, Bayer, The Philadelphia Electrical Company (PECO), Seagram Beverage Company, Shell Oil, Sony Music Entertainment, Tropicana, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra and numerous other organizations. Prior to his career in diversity and organizational development, Toby was a management information systems consultant with Arthur Andersen Consulting where he specialized in information systems design, development, and delivery and Total Quality Management (TQM).
Toby has been with Global OD Solutions since 2002. He holds a B.A. degree in psychology/political science and a Master in Public Administration, and has lectured at the undergraduate and graduate levels. He is also the author of two books: the Essence bestselling book, The Real Lives of Strong Black Women: Transcending Myths, Reclaiming Joy (Agate, September 2004) and The Real Lives of Strong Black Men: Releasing Pain, Reclaiming Love (Agate July 2007) as well as numerous articles about personal growth, relationships, and cultural and social healing.