In January 2022, Tony became Executive Director of the Metropolitan Housing Coalition (MHC), following almost four years as MHC’s Director of Development & Communications. Prior to joining the MHC in April 2018, Tony worked for eleven years at the Kentucky Historical Society in Frankfort, Ky., where he worked as a public historian and documentary editor–most recently working on the Civil War Governors of Kentucky Digital Documentary Edition–where he was a seasoned researcher and technical administrator. Tony was active professionally in the Association for Documentary Editing and many other historical professional organizations. He holds a Bachelors of Arts in History, with a minor in Government, from Morehead State University and a Masters of Arts in U.S. History from Marshall University.
Tony moved to Louisville in 2013 and has been actively involved in the community. He served as a member of the Board of Directors of Louisville Grows–a nonprofit organization committed to urban agriculture, urban forestry, and environmental education–from 2014 to 2017. Tony served as chair of the Board from 2016 to 2017. He also actively worked with a team as a co-sponsor with Kentucky Refugee Ministries to successfully resettle a Syrian refugee family in Louisville in 2016, where a beautiful friendship continues to this day.
He lives in the Southside neighborhood of Louisville with his wife Beth and their son Jack.