Tony studied at Queen's University where he completed BA, BSc, and BEd degrees. He also studied at Carleton University where he completed a MA degree.
Tony worked as a school teacher for many years, teaching math, computer science and physics in a local high school. He then became a high school principal.
Following his retirement from teaching, Tony worked in a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center. He also trained as a lay pastor with the Wesleyan Church, as is currently serving as an assistant pastor at his church overseeing outreach.
Tony joined Prison Fellowship Canada in September 2014 as the Regional Rep for the Ottawa/Kingston area in Ontario. He now serves as the Aftercare Coordinator for Eastern Ontario.