President & COO
As President and Chief Operating Officer of Shield Compliance, Tony leads day-to-day operations and is the company’s principal product architect. Having served as a senior executive at a Washington State-based community bank for over 20 years, Tony has in-depth knowledge of the banking industry and the regulatory and compliance requirements for high-risk industries. Today he brings that knowledge to financial institutions serving and considering serving the legal cannabis industry. Tony is a graduate of Western Washington University and the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington, the premier national graduate school of banking. Tony serves on the Board of Directors of the Emerging Markets Coalition (EMC) and was recognized as a Puget Sound Business Journal Innovator of the Year in 2019.