Michael Tolk

Michael Tolk

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Michael Tolk is the chief transformation officer at Kelly, reporting to Peter Quigley, president and CEO. In this role, he oversees both the Transformation Management Office (TMO) and several large-scale optimizations and value-creating initiatives across the enterprise to maintain the company’s sustainable competitive success and consistently increase growth.  

Michael is an experienced business transformation, sales, delivery, and IT leader with more than 30 years of experience in designing, executing, and operating business and IT critical solutions within several industries across the U.S. and Europe. Prior to this role, he was President, Softworld and Kelly Technology, leading the expansion of technology specialized solutions across several large and retail customers.

Michael has also served in several business transformation, sales, delivery, and IT leadership roles at Cognizant, Nextcare, ING, Diageo, CSAA Cap Gemini, KPMG, and other companies. In these roles, he has led enterprise-wide, complex business transformation design and implementation, sales expansion, IT operations, business process improvement, large-scale technology implementations, and other customer-focused service areas across several vertical segments. 

Having served in the U.S. Army as a Captain, Michael led flight /medical personnel and was accountable for several UH-1 MEDEVAC helicopters and equipment in the U.S. and the Persian Gulf.

Michael holds a BA in Business and Economics from Denison University in Ohio and an MS in Management of Technology from the University of Texas. He lives on the Florida Gulf Cost with his family and their English Bulldog. He is an active pilot and enjoys both flying to local areas and boating during his spare time.