In 1998, Tony left the corporate world and moved to Maine taking on various part-time occupations – most recently in Maine’s seafood economy. With more flexible hours, he has pursued his life-long interest in trails and long-distance, non-motorized travel. He has bicycled through Europe, in the Middle East and across the United States. Tony has also thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail and currently maintains a section of trail in Maine. He is a life member of MATC, AMC, ATC, Adventure Cycling and the League of American Cyclists. He serves as a member of the Executive Committee of the Maine Appalachian Trail Club. He also serves on the Board of the Maine Appalachian Trail Land Trust. Tony earned a BA in 1975 and a MBA in 1977 from the University of Chicago.