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.


• MA Community and Clinical Psychology
• BA Communications
• Certified Facilitator and Mediator