Tony graduated from Notre Dame Law School in 1969. He graduated from the University of Illinois in 1966 with a degree in economics. His practice areas are general business, corporate, LLC's and partnerships, commercial real estate, estate planning and probate. He is admitted to the Illinois State Bar, the U.S. District Courts for the Central and Southern Districts of Illinois and the United States 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. He has extensive experience with start-ups and mature companies. He served as a bank director for 43 years. When he exited the bank was 2.5B with a 1B wealth management department on whose managing committee he served.