Corporate Business Continuity, Toyota Motor North America
San Antonio, TX

Michael Garza is presently responsible for Toyota Motor North America’s Corporate Business Continuity strategy which encompasses aspects of emergency preparedness and recovery planning within multiple operations including their headquarters offices, warehousing and vehicle distribution centers.  His career with Toyota spans over 20 years under which, he has held various occupational safety roles and successfully achieved ISO 18001 certification at two of Toyota’s facilities.

Michael’s educational background includes a Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety Management from the University of Southern California and a Masters’ degree in Occupational Safety from Columbia Southern University, Alabama. He is also certified by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals as a Safety Management Specialist (SMS).

Michael is passionate about workplace safety and has consistently sought out innovative methods to generate employee engagement through continuous learning.