Starting her professional career in 1997 as a mechanical design engineer, Dr. Tochi Brown rose through corporate ranks across 13 countries, managing multi-million dollar projects with successful outcomes, as well as being the go-to specialist for manufacturing plant defect reductions and international project management. As the president of Tochi Inc., she is responsible for the production of spirituality-based products and services. As the president of One Thought, Inc., she is responsible for innovative human capital management and conflict management interventions in the healthcare and engineering domains.
Dr. Brown earned a bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from Ryerson University, a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University, Master of Science in Human Resource Development from University of Houston, and a doctorate in Healthcare Administration from A.T. Still University. She has previously served on the board of directors for Safe Shelter, a not-for-profit homeless shelter for abused women and children in Michigan. She was a Long-term Ombudsman for the State of Texas, and was a certified general mediator for the State of Georgia Supreme Court. She is a member of several prestigious and professional organizations including the United Nations Women National Committee and the Society of Human Resource Management.
The author of 16 publications, Dr. Brown is the recipient of several awards and honors, including Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation Scholarship Graduate Award, Program Management Excellence Award, Project Management Innovation Award and Team Coaching Award by Delphi Automotive, Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) Award by Toastmasters International, as well as a Manufacturing Quality Improvement Award by Philips Display Components, to name a few.