Anthony C. La Russo, BA, MBA, CMA
Consultant & Lecturer I Naples, FL
Tony has over 30 years of experience in industrial and service organizations.
During his career he has held senior level management, operating and staff
positions, including as President of companies with annual sales of $500 million,
consisting of domestic and international facilities. Tony has also held senior level
positions in finance, planning and business development, as well as being a
Board member in start-up companies. Prior to retiring, during 2003, he was the
President of a major division in an international company.
Tony had been an Adjunct Professor of Management for 20 years and has
written numerous articles on a variety of business topics. He is a member of
several professional organizations, has spoken at Annual Meetings, programs at
universities and served as an officer in trade associations. Tony also has had two
books published: Management: Ready Aim Fire (2005) and Practical Financial
Decision Making (2011). His biography is included in several publications by
In addition, since retiring from full-time employment, he has lectured in 35 states
including at major corporations, conducted consulting activities and managed
real estate investments for a family company. Tony has developed and written
courses for the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), was a reviewer for a new
book and authored an article How to Avoid Tunnel Vision.