Antonio is an extraordinary personal coach and self-actualization expert. He knows life first-hand, having personally experienced many of its peaks and valleys—from relationship and career success, to divorce, bankruptcy and cancer survival. Antonio’s strength lies in his courage, keen insight and ability to think fast and effectively. He has a unique blend of life experience, business acumen and consultative skills that help him positively impact others. Professionally, he was a private practice clinical therapist for seven years, and spent more than twenty-five years as a public and private sector executive. Antonio’s held leadership roles in communications, hospitality, community-based not-for-profit and economic development firms. He’s the founder and president of Gowo Inc., an employment-focused, digital technology social enterprise that provides on-the-job training and development for transitional age youth (18-27). Antonio is an author and proud MSU Spartan, who serves as board secretary of MSUBA, Los Angeles chapter. He is a former member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) and UCLA’s Institutional Review Board (IRB) for the protection of human subjects. Antonio is a native of Detroit, and resides in Los Angeles with his partner and two sons.