Founder, IBS Global Consulting
Tonya McNeal-Weary is an award-winning entrepreneur, international business expert, world traveler, author and global champion for women’s economic empowerment. She is the Founder and Managing Director of IBS Global Consulting, a global management consulting firm that specialize in helping small and medium-sized companies expand into international markets. Her company, IBS Global Consulting was named “Best Business Expansion Consultancy – Midwest USA” by Corporate Vision Magazine in 2016. For over a decade, Tonya has built an excellent reputation as a global thought leader and influencer with a passion for helping entrepreneurs, small business owners and investors connect to global markets. She travels to countries around the globe helping entrepreneurs and small business owners to “Think Global” and develop disruptive marketing strategies that sets them apart from the competition.
As a global champion for women’s entrepreneurship and economic empowerment, Tonya founded Michigan Association for Female Entrepreneurs (MAFE) in 2003, an award-winning non-profit organization dedicated to supporting, promoting and empowering women entrepreneurs in Michigan. Through her work with MAFE, Tonya has helped thousands of women turn their entrepreneurial aspirations into realization. Through her Women Going Global™ initiative, Tonya leads a delegation of women entrepreneurs to countries across the globe to help women business owners broaden their exposure to international trade and export opportunities and gain access to international markets.