Tony is a founding partner of the Charter Oak Consulting Group, (1986). Areas of specialization include executive coaching, executive team coaching, customized executive education programs in strategic leadership, strategy execution, and large-scale organization change.
Clients include; Bain & Co. , Lowe’s, AutoTrader.com, Suncor, United Business Media, Emory University Hospital, Jacksonville Electric, Franklin-Covey, New York Life, Donna Karan Fashion, New York City Public Schools, McKinsey & Co., The University of North Carolina Business School, and Mercedes Benz.
Professional experience includes; management consultant, McKinsey & Co.; Vice President Mass Mutual; Duke University Business School Executive Education Faculty, member of the faculty; The American Management Association Master in Management Program and Presidents Association;, Program Lead for the Center of Creative Leadership’s flagship LDP program; and Director of The Yale University’s Foster School for Emotionally Disturbed children. Tony partnered with Stephen Covey’s Franklin Covey as he led the organization consulting and change practice from 1998-2002.
Tony holds a Ph.D. and B.A. in Psychology and Education from the University of Connecticut, where he was awarded a University Fellowship for research in the area of leadership style, a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from Fairfield University and an M.S. in Administration from the University of Connecticut.
He lives in rural Washington Depot, Ct. and Atlanta Ga. with his wife Teresa Hargrave. He enjoys hiking, biking, and golf. He is the author of several books, including the Character of Commitment, the Ride of your Life, and Golf-Mind. He is currently writing a fourth book exploring the journey of a man and men through life, called “A Man’s Journey to Intimacy”.