Dr. Toftoy has worked in three sectors: military (20 years), corporate
(12 years), academic (17 years). He was a U.S. Army airborne – ranger,
infantry officer. Toftoy is a highly decorated (wounded twice) Vietnam
veteran (two tours). His Doctorate is in Strategic Planning and he was
awarded an MBA from Tulane University, received his BS in Engineering
from West Point. In the Corporate world he served as a General Manager
for Raytheon Service Company, Director of Marketing for Lear Siegler,
Inc., President of PATCH Associates, and others. At George Washington
University, Charles Toftoy was the Director of the Entrepreneurial Small
Business Program. He taught at the undergraduate and graduate level in
The Business School. This included the Executive MBA Program. Retired as
a professor emeritus in 2007.
Toftoy has provided hands-on management
assistance to over 1,500 small-medium sized enterprises in the Greater
Washington, D.C. area. He has conducted global programs for business
people in Eastern Europe, South America, and other developing countries.
He authored a business book about CEO Strategy. Dr. Toftoy has
written numerous articles, presenting them formally at conferences in
the United States and globally (such as: Russia, Mexico, Argentina,
Brazil, Puerto Rico …). He appeared on many TV and radio shows and was
heard on Voice of America throughout 32 countries. He ran the Boston
Marathon, competed in triathlons for ten years, and still competes in
the Senior Olympics at the state and national levels. Toftoy serves on
several Board of Directors, such as the Restaurant Association of Metro
Washington. He advises several local companies on business strategy. He
has written three novels (two mystery/thrillers and a self-help
motivational book). All novels have received national awards.
Decorations: Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross, Seven Bronze
Stars (4-valor), Two Meritorious Service Medals, Eight Air Medal
(1-valor), Four Army Commendation Medals (1-valor), Two Purple Hearts.
Two Vietnamese Gallantry Crosses (Silver Stars), Vietnamese Medal of
Honor (1st class), Vietnamese Fourragere (National Order), Vietnamese