Michael M. Woody is President of International Marketing Advantages, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in marketing, international business, and mergers and acquisitions. He was formerly Executive VP of promoOrder, a technology service provider based in Austin, TX, and VP International Sales and Marketing for The Quill Co., Inc.
During his 23 years in the promotional products industry, he served as Chairman of the Board of the Promotional Products Association International, as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Promotional Products College Education Foundation, and as president of the New England Promotional Products Association.
He was Counselor Magazine's International Person of the Year in 1999, the New England Promotional Products Association's Person of the Year in 1992, and received the Dr. William McDonnell Award for volunteer service from the Providence College Alumni Association in 1997.
Mr. Woody received his MBA from Providence College in 1983, and his Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude, from Providence in 1977.
He has published numerous articles on issues ranging from international marketing to total quality management. In April 2000, he testified before a subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the lessons of NAFTA for American businesses.