Join Mary Jo Tomasini, MAS+ as she addresses the importance of volunteer recruitment, engagement, protection, balance and development. Mary Jo, will share her perspective on how volunteerism builds a productive and positive culture in the workplace. She will talk about her own experiences at PPAI and other volunteer experiences and how one can step up and step in. During this session you can learn about how to get involved with volunteer opportunities at PPAI, including LEAD. You will also learn about how to strike a healthy balance between work, volunteering and life.
Mary Jo Tomasini, MAS+
Founder, Owner, PPAI Board of Directors
Mary Jo founded Competitive Edge in 1993 working alone in a store basement. Now, over 20 years later, she has 25 employees working in an office building overlooking Lake Michigan. Mary Jo’s success is driven by her belief in going above and beyond customer expectations to deliver incredible levels of service. Prior to being elected to the PPAI Board of Directors in 2014, Mary Jo served on the PPAI Public Relations committee, and in 2015 she served on the Certification Committee. She currently serves on GRAC (Government Relations Advisory Committee) and is a Michigan delegate for LEAD (Legislative Education Action Day). In addition to being a successful business person, Mary Jo still finds time for volunteer work. She currently serves on the Lake Michigan College Board of Trustees, Foundation and Alumni Boards. Her desire and dedication to give back to the community is evident as she offers her services and expertise to a long list of organizations that include United Way, Junior Achievement and Hospice. Mary Jo lives in Stevensville, Michigan with her husband and number one fan, Fred.