Tony Dunkel is a seasoned executive with a life-long career in information technology, organization, project leadership, and management. He is a business professional with extensive experience in both strategic program management and tactical project management and interfaces effectively with all levels of an organization. He has led and managed projects of all sizes and complexities; from small team efforts to large ($3B) corporate initiatives. He has a proven track record as an effective business leader. Tony most recently served as a operations manager and senior internal consultant for Interaction Associates where he made use of his 25 years’ experience in EDS as a change agent, developing process change and optimization strategies for organizations and improving organizational efficiency. He has served in senior level positions in two start-up companies, large corporations, and as General Manager of a successful multi-state $100m+ company with 300+ employees. Prior to Interaction Associates, Tony was a corporate director of CGI, Inc, a global computer services firm, based in Montreal where he helped the company successfully pursue and win large global business opportunities. His expertise in executive leadership, strategic planning, business development, project management, and re-engineering proved useful in establishing this company as a viable international competitor. His past clients include General Motors, Hewlitt Packard, Haughton Mifflin, and numerous others.
He received a B.S. in Accounting & Finance and an EMBA in Global Change from the University of Texas at Dallas, and later served as a mentor to executives in that program. Tony serves as the U.S. president and advisor to the Board of Nobel Peace Prize winner Betty Williams’ World Centers of Compassion for Children International, which helps refugee children worldwide. He also serves on the Board and as Treasurer of the Vista Waikoloa Association in Hawaii.