Toni is a financial consultant, impresario and photographer. Born in northern Pennsylvania and raised in Big Stone Gap, Virginia, Toni eventually moved to New York City where she worked for Merrill Lynch Hubbard, the real estate investment arm of Merrill Lynch and Co. Over the next twenty years she continued to work in the same field culminating in serving as CFO for a Real Estate Investment Trust that she helped create through the public conversion of a private firm. In the first years of the Internet, Toni took a position with the Hearst Corporation creating budgeting and reporting processes for magazine websites. Subsequently, Toni worked as a consultant for various small entrepreneurs helping build business plans and budgets.
Toni recently left New York for Pennsylvania. She still does financial work with select clients, but has been focused on developing her creative side and giving vent to her flair for helping to organize and launch creative projects. She attended Saint Mary’s College in Indiana, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing. She later earned her Executive Certificate in Business Administration from the Mendoza School of Business at the University of Notre Dame.