After serving in the U.S. Marine Corps from 2004-2009, Anthony returned home and attended Muskingum University. Upon graduating with a degree in Political Science and Public Affairs, Anthony accepted a position in Ohio’s Sixth Congressional District. The district included all or parts of eighteen counties in Ohio’s eastern and southeastern region. During this time, Anthony acted as the liaison between federal government officials and business and community leaders to provide leadership and guidance for local economic development initiatives.
With a regional reputation for business and political acumen and breadth of experience managing projects and relationships, Zane State College hired Anthony as the Vice President of Institutional Advancement. Anthony obtained his MBA from Ohio University during this tenure, eventually being promoted to Chief of Staff. This role served as the principal for workforce development, Executive Director of the College’s $12M Foundation, chief engagement officer for external stakeholders, and led and communicated institutional organizational strategies.
After a decade of work in the Appalachian region, Anthony founded the Executive Consultants Group to provide research, strategic planning, opportunity benchmarking, and pragmatic leadership skills. Anthony provides executive-level support and innovation capacity for business and community decision-makers.
Anthony believes that civic engagement is critical to community and economic development. Anthony currently serves as a member of the Cambridge Area Chamber of Commerce, Muskingum County Center for Seniors, and Muskingum Respiratory Care Association. Past board and committee services include Eastern Ohio Development Alliance, Ohio Mid-Eastern Governments Association, Southeast Ohio Manufacturing Coalition, and Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce.
Anthony resides in Zanesville, OH, with his wife Erin and three sons, Alex, Asher, and AJ.
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