Tony is an entrepreneur with more than 40 years of management, recruiting, and information technology experience in both the government and commercial sectors. He started his professional career in IT, holding positions from Programmer to Project Leader, then later moved into the recruiting profession. He is a Service Connected Disabled American Veteran that is a Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC) and Certified Temporary Staffing Specialist (CTS) as tested by the National Association of Personnel Services (NAPS). He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Management, Human Resources, and Business.
Tony co-founded, and is currently the President and CEO of Sygnetics, Inc. His outstanding leadership has resulted in tremendous success for Sygnetics, including its growth from infancy to a 15 million dollar company in 2009. Tony’s drive and vision were essential to Sygnetics being awarded the HRsolutions contract in 2004, a $137 million Full and Open IDIQ contract, and one of the largest and most highly scrutinized DoD awards ever provided to small business. Under his direction Sygnetics has received the following accolades: named on the Inc. 500 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America for four consecutive years; named in the Top 100 Disabled Veteran and Diversity Owned Businesses in the US by DiversityBusiness.com for three consecutive years; named as one of the Top 200 on the Inc. 500 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies; twice named as one of the state’s fastest-growing companies in the Michigan Private 100 (once ranked #7); named one of the 50 Companies to Watch in Michigan; and Tony was a finalist for “Michigan Entrepreneur of the Year”.
Currently he is the Secretary on the Veteran Business Owners Roundtable – an organization that advocates for veteran owned business.
Past positions include:
As a Veteran of the United States Army, Tony is constantly looking for opportunities to employ disabled veterans.
Experienced Vice President with a demonstrated history in working in the staffing and recruiting industry for 25+ years. 10+ years with Sygnetics.
Marketing and Economics Degree from Northern Michigan University.
Strong Program/Project management, business development, professional skilled in Analytical, Government, Information Technology, and Healthcare industries.
Operations and Contract Oversight: Sr. Level Contract PM in Full Life Cycle Information Technology SW (SDLC) / Front to Back End Applications and Database Development / HW Architecture, Deployment and Support.
Both Government to Top Secret SCI, and Commercial Industries.
Premier Dell Contract Partner and Project Manager : Experienced in Large Hardware Deployment, Refresh, and Sustainment Contacts : including 600,000 seat, 1200 VA Medical Center Computer Refresh. VAMC, DoD, DOJ, 2 GSA Contracts.
CONUS / OCONUS capabilities : including Theatre IT Support Activities.
NGEEP: National Guard Employment Enhancement Program, PM, State of Ohio.
NG Ohio: Yellow Ribbon Program : Youth Program PM.
NOLA VAMC PM: Physicians and Nursing staffing of newly constructed VAMC Facility New Orleans, as a result of loss of previous facility during Katrina.
August 2017 : National BPA Healthcare : Department of Veterans Affairs : National Contract Program Manager.
35+ years of accounting experience in many different business scenarios.
Support the CEO overseeing the Financial aspects of Sygnetics Inc. by preparing internal Financial Statements and Budgets, provide current operational assessments, impact analyses of new employees, develop forecasts, pricing recommendations and break-even analyses.
Provide operational functions, e.g. payroll and payroll related reports and documents; invoicing Government and Commercial entities for Human Resource Services; manage accounts receivable and accounts payable; monthly bank reconciliations, analyze and reconcile Balance Sheet accounts. Furnish worksheets and supporting documents for external audits. Provide all necessary financial information for tax purposes. Prepare ad hoc reports as requested.