The dream team
Tony brings years of experience in local government operations and public policy matters to the Ballard Partners team. Well-respected in the Miami-Dade community, he currently serves as a managing partner at PC & Associates of South Florida, a multifaceted consulting firm that specializes in governmental affairs, business development, strategic communications, public relations and marketing. He continues his work with PC & Associates of South Florida in addition to his role with Ballard Partners. Prior to his position at PC & Associates of South Florida, Tony worked for one of Florida’s largest law firms on governmental and public policy issues.
Before transitioning to the private sector, Tony spent 15 years working in various high-level capacities for the City of Miami, which is the second largest city in Florida. In 2010, he was appointed by Mayor Tomas Regalado to serve as City Manager for the City of Miami, having also served as Deputy City Manager. Tony has held several senior level positions including assistant City Manager where he oversaw the Public Facilities Department, Community Development, Solid Waste, Parks Department and Grants Administration. His extensive local government portfolio includes serving as Chief of Staff for Mayor Tomas Regalado and in this capacity during the Mayor’s service as a city commissioner.
Tony has been honored with numerous awards and recognitions for his leadership and service to the City of Miami including Florida International University’s Outstanding Alumni Award. He has also been recognized in Miami Today’s “Book of Leaders” and Black Enterprise Magazine. He is a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Florida International University.