Tony Manzo has spent the last 20 years delivering rich, engaging, and memorable brand experiences for top tier universities and Fortune 500 clients around the world. He also founded Triad Agency Group, a strategic marketing, events, and training consulting firm.
Tony graduated from The Ohio State University where he majored in Theatre with a concentration in acting, producing, and directing. Tony started his career as a casting assistant for Film and TV in Los Angeles working under two-time academy award winner, Jana Sue Memel, and talented casting director, Brian Chavanne. Tony went on to become senior event producer and marketing associate for NCR Corporation where he managed their global retail banking conferences held in numerous cities around the globe.
After NCR, Tony spent 5 years in the meetings and events division for Audio Visual Systems in Dayton, Ohio. There he learned the technical and creative execution of event production and staging. He was principle account manager on various kick-off sales meetings, awards banquets, product launch events, concert tours, road and trade shows, sales/incentive meetings, and university capital campaign galas.
In 1999, Tony started the creative division of DSC Consulting where spent 10 years developing talent in event production, video production, graphics, web development, learning, event management, & technical staging. In 2009, Tony became a strategic business development executive with Creative Realities, an experiential marketing and design agency based in New York City. There he further developed the experiential event marketing methodology and secured additional projects with clients such as Cincinnati Bell, Penn National Gaming, and Stanford University.
In 2010, Tony started Triad Agency Group, where he continued to help clients grow internally and externally through various data-driven marketing solutions, training initiatives and customer activation events.
Additionally, Tony has been responsible for building relationships and managing events, capital campaigns and marketing initiatives for such clients as: Procter & Gamble, Luxottica Retail, Notre Dame, PharMerica, Toys R Us, Gordon Food Service, University of Chicago, Duke University, Texas A&M, Cornell, Sienna, The Ohio State University, University of Dayton, NCR Corporation, LexisNexis, Teradata, NFL Draft, Standard Register, Ernst & Young, Hewlett Packard, Accenture, Fifth Third Bank, and Omnicare to name a few.
Tony is considered to be a change agent and his primary focus is relentless dedication to clients to ensure complete satisfaction and continued growth.