Spring, TX – Tony comes to ESD 11 with 24 years of healthcare experience. He started his healthcare journey in finance at M.D. Anderson in Houston, TX, as an Accounting Manager. He then moved to ETMC Regional Health Care System in Tyler, Texas. He became the Division Chief Financial Officer responsible for all ambulance division financial reporting and budgeting for a multi-state ambulance operation with $350 million in gross revenue. Paramedics Logistics Operations Company acquired the out-of-state operations of the ETMC ambulance division, and Tony was named the Corporate Controller. After three years with Paramedic Logistics Operating company, the organization moved its corporate office to Atlanta, GA. Tony accepted a role at the East Texas Food Bank as their CFO, where he has served since July 2021 after many years in the healthcare industry.
Tony and his wife, Joni, were looking to move to the Houston area to spend time with their son, daughter-in-law, and first grandchild. Tony has been active in his community serving on the Tyler Junior College Business Program Advisory Committee and a past board member of the Texas EMS Alliance, the East Texas Symphony Orchestra Association, and the Tyler ISD Title 1 Advisory Committee. He is an alumnus of Leadership Tyler Class 23. He and his family have attended Green Acres Baptist Church, where he recently served as chair of the Finance Committee.
Tony holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration in Accounting from Baylor University and is a Texas Certified Public Accountant.
The ESD 11 Team, the Commissioners, and I are pleased to have Tony as our new CFO and are excited about ESD 11’s future.