Michael Rouse

M.B.A., Business Administration, 1983

Michael Rouse

Michael Rouse is a retired vice president, diversity, philanthropy and community affairs and president, Toyota U.S.A. Foundation for Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc. He was responsible for corporate diversity and inclusion, philanthropy, community relations, department strategic and long-range planning, the Toyota Vehicle Museum, and the Toyota Video Production Center.

He was responsible for Toyota's very successful social media-based 100 Cars for Good Initiative. He managed the company's diversity and inclusion staff which focused on internal development, business partnering groups, diversifying the dealer organization for Toyota and Lexus, and ensuring accountability for diversity and inclusion among all of the officers of TMS.

Rouse serves on the boards of trustees of the California Science Center Foundation, the Torrance Cultural Arts Foundation, the Torrance Memorial Medical Center Foundation, Stop Cancer, California State University, Dominguez Hills Philanthropic Foundation, the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, and the advisory boards of the Torrance Education Foundation, the Manhattan Beach Education Foundation, and the Executive Leadership Team of the American Heart Association.