As Executive Director of Midwest Cyber Center (MC²), Tony brings a wide variety of expertise, and a big desire to serve his community. Tony is responsible for building strong programs to increase availability of cybersecurity talent and to inspire youth to pursue cybersecurity careers. Tony is also responsible to ensure long-term viability of the organization’s mission.
Prior to joining the MC², Tony was an original team member of the nationally recognized nonprofit organization, The Mission Continues. He built and managed all fundraising efforts resulting in multiple corporate partnerships and strong individual giving programs. Tony also served as a Military Police soldier in the United States Army for 9 years. During his time in service, Tony was selected to be the youngest Drill Sergeant in his organization and prepared over 2000 young men and women to serve their country.
Tony also volunteers his free time through board service and coaching youth football. He has been happily married to his wife Addie for 17 years. They have 4 teenage children who keep them busy.