Administration Manager Learning, Development and Delivery Group
Tony Bolar has over 30 years of leadership and management experience. He is a decorated U.S. Marine with nearly 11 years of active duty experience. His tenure as a marine includes duty as the team-leader of a marine special operations unit, a two year tour as a Marine Senior Drill Instructor, and an Honorable Discharge as a Commissioned Officer. Tony has leadership and management experience in the hospitality, construction, and retail industries. In addition to his leadership and management experience he is an accomplished public speaker and management trainer. As a management trainer and consultant for National Seminars (which is a division of Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri) Tony has conducted leadership and management training nationally in 46 of the 50 United States. He has also provided training internationally in Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom. As the President and CEO of Bolar & Associates, his privately owned management and consulting firm; Tony contracted to provided individualized on-site training for several Fortune 500 companies, and public organizations; including, AT&T, Bank of America, Shell, NASA, The College of Charleston, and the U.S. Navy. Tony completed the bulk of his undergraduate work at the University of Alabama where he studied Chemical Engineering. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, and an MBA in Finance. He is currently serving as the Administration Manager of Learning and Development Services for the City of Houston’s Learning and Development Center.