Anthony TomczakExecutive Director and Chief Procurement Officer
Tony Tomczak is executive director of Corporate Services and chief procurement officer for DTE Energy (NYSE:DTE), a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. Its operating units include an electric utility serving 2.2 million customers in Southeastern Michigan and a natural gas utility serving 1.2 million customers in Michigan. The DTE Energy portfolio also includes non-utility energy businesses focused on power and industrial projects, natural gas pipelines, gathering and storage, and energy marketing and trading. As one of Michigan’s leading corporate citizens, DTE Energy is a force for growth and prosperity in the 450 Michigan communities it serves in a variety of ways, including philanthropy, volunteerism and economic progress.
Tomczak is responsible for DTE Energy’s procurement, warehousing, fleet, facilities and real estate operations.
Tomczak joined DTE Energy in 2006. He most recently served as director of Supply Chain Management, where he was responsible for all non-fuel purchases, materials planning, contract development and performance and warehouse operations for DTE Energy. Prior to that position, Tomczak served as director of Facilities and Fleet where he was responsible for the maintenance, capital strategy and execution for the real estate, buildings, trucks and equipment and garages across the DTE Energy network. Prior to joining DTE Energy, Tomczak was vice president of Purchasing for Tower Automotive, responsible for materials and services expenditures.
Tomczak earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University and a Master of Science degree in Industrial Operations with distinction from Lawrence Technological University of Southfield, Michigan. He participated in the Leadership Michigan program and won Rainbow Push’s Bridge Builders Award in 2010. He has served on the board of directors of the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council and is currently Vice Chairman. Tomczak is also the Vice Chairman of Electric Utility Industry Sustainable Supply Chain Alliance and a member of the Utility Purchasing Management Group (UPMG) Executive Committee.