Tony is a early stage investor with a passion for mentoring, connecting and investing in coachable entrepreneurs focused on products or services that disruptively improve the efficiency of processes. He began his career as an electrical engineer and is currently a Managing Director at BNY Mellon. His corporate experience has been largely in institutional asset management sales including a 15 year career at Northern Trust. His early stage investing career began in 1992 and spans involvement and investment in over 20 startups. Tony is the Membership Chair of Hyde Park Angels and a former Executive in Residence at Excelerate Labs.

Married, with three children, Tony received his BSEE from Northwestern and an MBA from Chicago's Booth School of Business. He is an avid tennis player and long distance cyclist.