Toni Neary is an Educational Specialist for the Government and Education Group of Tooling U-SME, an industry leader in manufacturing training and development. This group provides a unique perspective to educators, bringing knowledge and relationships from both its corporate side of the business, which works with more than half of all Fortune® 500 manufacturing companies, as well as its sister organization, the SME Education Foundation.

Prior to Tooling U-SME, Neary worked in medical software sales. Since joining the company in 2005, she has been instrumental in building the inside sales team and creating and developing the Government and Education Group. Toni has worked with more than 400 schools as well as multiple government agencies to integrate online curriculum for machining, industrial maintenance, and welding. She is dedicated to enhancing the student experience through intuitive technology and enabling educators to provide a more hands-on training to students.

With a passion for career and technical education (CTE), she has helped forge relationships with state-level contacts throughout the country to develop the next generation of manufacturers.

Neary is a graduate of the University of Toledo with a degree in marketing. She resides with her husband and two children in Chesterland, Ohio.