Stefano McGhee, DTM, PID, is an Enterprise Cloud Operations Manager working in Information Technology for over twenty years. He is also a Lieutenant Colonel serving as the Director of Communications for the Rhode Island Air National Guard. He has been involved in Toastmasters for close to 15 years and has served as the lead executive for District 31 twice providing rich experience in leading volunteers as part of a non-profit.

Stefano McGhee has been a member of Toastmasters since 2005. In 2005, Stefano’s wife insisted that he attend a membership night at her local club, Network Voice Toastmasters. While he would have preferred to stay at home, he finally gave in to his wife and attended the meeting and has been a member of Toastmasters ever since.

In the Fall of 2011, he earned the Distinguished Toastmaster award along with his wife. The Distinguished Toastmaster Award is the highest award in Toastmasters, awarded for successful completion of many leadership and speaking projects. Stefano is a past District Governor/Director of District 31 Toastmasters and is one of only two people in the District to hold the role twice. He also served on the Toastmasters International Board of Directors as International Director for Region 9 from 2019 to 2021.

Stefano works in Information Technology and is also a Lieutenant Colonel in the Rhode Island Air National Guard.

Toastmasters has helped him achieve many of the great things he enjoys in his professional and military careers. A fun fact that most don’t know about Stefano is that he is currently taking flight lessons and considering a career change into the aviation industry. He enjoys, motorcycling, boating and flying every day he can.