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Derek Toliver

California Ambassador

Name:  Derek Toliver

Hometown: San Francisco

E-mail Address:    

Business Position:  Retired Medical, Scientific, and Information Technology Systems Sales Executive. Currently serving as Interim Executive Director of Non-profit Community Organizations in San Francisco

Civilian Education:  Stanford University, BA Economics | University of California Berkeley, Studied Urban Economics | Villanova University, Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate of Achievement | United States Army War College - Commandant’s National Security Program, Awarded Certificate of Leader Development

Organizations/Clubs/Philanthropies: Member of the San Francisco Elks Lodge #3 | Founder and CEO of STEM2Hearts and STEM2Sports serving limited income youth and their families | Jones Memorial Senior Home Board of Directors - Chief Financial Officer | Certified USA Track & Field (USATF) Level I Coach | Derek is a lifetime member of the Stanford Block “S” Society with two Varsity Letters in Track and Field as the former #7 All-Time Best Triple Jumper in Stanford history in 1973.    

Civilian Honors:  Certificate of Honor from the Mayor of San Francisco | Certificate of Honor from the San Francisco Board of Supervisors | Certificate of Honor from the California State Senate | Certificate of Honor from the United States House of Representatives | Olympic Track & Field Historian and Statistician with works published in the book, “The John Carlos Story” (This book was presented to the Hon. President Dr. Nelson Mandela of South Africa) | 1970 Pacific AAU Junior Olympic Long Jump Gold Medal Champion

Name of Spouse and Children: Anitra Toliver, wife and 3 adult daughters: Alana Toliver, Shannon Toliver, and Simone Capdevielle (Mother of only Grandchild: Colette “Coco”)

Army Reserve Ambassador Toliver has enjoyed a 38+ year career as a retired 7-time President’s Club Award winning Medical, Scientific, and Information Technology Systems Sales Executive, and Strategic Relationship Executive. During his career he and his teams closed over $100 million dollars in sales revenue. His products included: Laboratory and Scientific Equipment and Supplies | Pharmacy Robotics and Automation | Drug and Disease Databases | Spine Implants | Advanced Electrosurgical Power Systems like the Argon Beam Coagulator | Mobile Patient Monitoring Systems | 3D Virtual Colonoscopy Systems. He has dedicated his life to building public private partnerships between organizations like the US Army Command, Government and Elected Officials, Corporate C-Suite Executives, and Non-profit organizations serving limited income inner-city youth and their parents or guardians.  Through his collaborative partnerships he has educated over 5,000 youth with the goodwill, content, and guidance of his organizations: STEM2Hearts and STEM2Sports. The focus is on teaching and motivating students to study: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Health, Education, Arts, and Sports. He also partnered with the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) on a Youth Field Trip between STEM2Hearts and STEM Frenzy: Watch YouTube: