Meet the team at Midwest Business Exchange

The team at Midwest Business Exchange aims to help local businesses reach a large, existing network of customers. With a wide range of participating businesses, our team facilitates countless transactions, providing customer service and promoting members’ goods and services. Whether you’re a regional contractor, a local restaurant, or anything in between, you can be confident that our team will work with you to identify opportunities and help you understand how barter can benefit you.

Mr. Towghi heads up the barter division of Midwest Business Exchange. Omar has been with MBE since 2000. Previous to that, he served as the Trade Department Manager and Sales Manager with Metro Trading Association, serving the Detroit metropolitan area. Omar has a bachelor’s degree in telecommunications from Michigan State University. He is married and has two beautiful children who have inherited Omar's wonderful sense of humor.

Omar Towghi

Mr. Dorsey has been with MBE since 2003. He heads up the accounting department, brokers and assists in customer relations. Lance previously worked in administrative positions in the landscape supply industry. Lance enjoys all manner of activities, including, hiking, paddle boarding, and yoga.

Lance Dorsey
Trade Department Manager

John has been selling marketing and advertising in the Kalamazoo area for over 20 years now, and is excited to be part of the MBE team. This experience includes working for area radio stations, newspapers, magazines and even computer services.
He loves to meet new people on a daily basis and getting to know their businesses and helping them succeed. In his spare time, he enjoys doing local theater and remodeling his house in Texas Corners.

John Thierwechter
Account Executive