Global Ambassador Dr. Toby Malichi, First Black to Receive International Peace Medallion and HonoraryDegree. Dr. Toby Malichi, Hon.D.Bus., D.H.L., Founding Executive Chairman and Global Head, Development,Investment & Diplomacy, Malichi Group Worldwide (Malichi.com),received the International PeaceMedallion and be conferred a Doctor of Humane Letters (honoris causa) from St. Paul ChristianUniversity in a ceremony on the honoree’s 72nd birthday. Malichi Group Worldwide, which operates inover 70 countries and celebrating over 40 years in business is based in Indianapolis, Indiana with affiliatestakeholders in Washington, DC, Africa, Dubai, Singapore, India, and China.
The International Peace Medallion is awarded to those who have made significant contributions to fosterworld peace through relationship building, community development, and courageous empowermentleading to rapprochement, reconciliation, and resolution among individuals and their cultures.
TheDoctor of Humane Letters is an honorary degree awarded to those who have distinguished themselvesthrough humanitarian and philanthropic contributions to society.“The values which guide Dr. Malichi as a world citizen—integrity, excellence, respect of people andculture—set him apart as an individual the SPCU board of directors chose as worthy of these honors,”said Mark Eutsler, the SPCU board vice president.
SPCU is a higher education ministry of the Archdioceseof the Midwestern States and Missionary Dependencies of the Evangelical Orthodox Catholic Church inAmerica.Dr. Toby Malichi is internationally-recognized and known for his sage advice as the “Go-To-Guy” and “AllThings Trade” is highly sought-after globally, and held in high regard by his contemporaries as a globalsmall business leader and Influencer, strategic thinker, trusted advisor, and highly-skilled businessdiplomat for developing strategies, positive relationships, and mitigating risk. that inspires leadership.Dr. Malichi’s magnetic personality, infectious smile, highly-skilled speaking and communication skills thatinspires leadership in all cultures are attributes from God, that allows him to attract, connect, and speakwith for the first time, world government, business and political leaders at the highest of levels whennavigating the headwinds of “the new realities of trade” amid, unprecedented economic and geopoliticalrisks, unlocking profitable trade channels in frontier, emerging, and developing countries, and facilitatingcross-border investment.
As Founding Executive Chairman and Global Head of Development, Investment & Diplomacy at MalichiGroup Worldwide. Dr. Malichi, who never meets a stranger is highly-regarded as “A Global Voice withInfluence and Business Diplomacy,” inspiring speaker, expert facilitator for cross-border investment andtrade deals, strategically advising and specializing in multinational small-and-medium sized enterprises(SMEs), private-sector global business leaders, and investment groups around the world, and is oftencalled on for his knowledge, expertise and experience on free trade agreements, trade-related policyissues, identifying, negotiating, closing cross-border deal flows, and social impact projects with Purpose,during his tenure as a White House selected official volunteer small business leader, and as an U.S.Chamber of Commerce board member, providing congressional testimony to the House Ways MeansCommittee officially speaking, advocating, and lobbying for the successful passage of over 95% of U.S.free trade agreements on behalf of U.S. Small-and-Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs). Moreover, Dr.Malichi was officially selected and appointed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and White House