Tony’s broad career expanded from investment brokerage to banking and ultimately to entrepreneurship. After graduating from Loyola University Chicago, Tony began his career at Smith Barney, which included helping clients invest their retirement funds safely and securely. Simultaneously, Tony also helped start and grow a not-for-profit organization that serves under-privileged Chicago residents prepare their tax returns.
Tony then went on to work in the banking industry by helping small to mid-size business owners achieve their financial goals. And most recently, Tony started and operated two small businesses: a print shop and property management firm. After Tony made his print shop operational and profitable, he eventually sold it to a strategic acquirer.
Tony’s experience has allowed him to provide creative solutions to complex challenges. He is a seasoned executive with experience in sales, negotiation and operations as he has personally taken a company from inception to sale.
Tony is active in his community by serving as one of its Trustees. He is also a marathon runner and voracious reader. He loves to read about the history of successful businesses and business executives.