Educated by Jesuits, Tony has always sought out the truth. Despite the fact that Tony barely passed the one required math course at Saint Louis University, he finds himself crunching numbers and immersing himself in statistics. A native Texan, Tony received his BA in History at Saint Louis University. It was at SLU that Tony landed his first job in the library world as an acquisitions searcher. He then attended Creighton University and continued his library career in Interlibrary Loan and Reference at the Bellevue Public library in Bellevue, Nebraska. In 1986, he accepted a position at OCLC as an ILL support specialist. His career at OCLC has always been in support of ILL.