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Tonya McNeal-Weary is self-made entrepreneur with a passion for international business. She is the Founder and Managing Director of IBS Global Consulting, a global management consulting firm with offices in the United States, United Kingdom and India. Founded in 2009, IBS Global Consulting specialize in providing international marketing and business development solutions for small and medium-sized companies looking to expand into international markets. In 2016, IBS Global Consulting was named “Best Business Expansion Consultancy – Midwest USA” by Corporate Vision Magazine, and received recognition from the British American Business Council of Michigan for achievements in promoting international trade between the UK and USA.

An award-winning entrepreneur and global champion for women’s empowerment, Mrs. McNeal-Weary founded Michigan Association for Female Entrepreneurs (MAFE) in 2003, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and promoting the economic growth and advancement of women entrepreneurs in Michigan. Mrs. McNeal-Weary has earned numerous awards including, the Global Trade Award, World of Difference 100 Award, Entrepreneurs of Distinction Award, Women Making a Powerful Difference Award, and AXA Achievement Award, to name a few.