Antonio has 15 years experience investing in a variety of sectors including private equity, public equity, and real estate transactions. He currently serves as CEO and Chairman of the Investment Committee for Valor Equity Partners, which he founded in 2001.
Prior to Valor, he was Founder and Managing Member of MG Capital, and also served as CEO of MG Capital's electronic connector holdings-Connector Service Corporation. He managed the company through growth from $10 million to $125 million in revenue before exiting the investment in 2001.
Prior to that, he served as CEO of Industrial Powder Coatings, Inc., a $65 million revenue supplier to the auto parts and appliance sectors, and was an associate with Goldman Sachs in New York in the International Equity Division.
Antonio is a member of the Chicago 2016 Olympic Committee, a member of the board of the Grand Victoria Foundation and the Economic Club of Chicago, as well as a Trustee of the Field Museum.
He holds joint B.S. and M.S.F.S. (honors degree) in International Finance and Economics from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service as well as a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School. Antonio is a member of the 2009 class of Henry Crown Fellows at the Aspen Institute.