Tony is the driving force and creative genius behind Hammitt, a true American luxury brand based in Los Angeles. A lifelong Entrepreneur, beginning with an MBA from Bowling Green in his home state of Ohio, Tony established his pattern of success early, through his start-ups in the construction and finance industries, before moving on to high fashion. Tony’s primary goal at Hammitt is to create a successful American brand built on the European model where design and craftsmanship lead, product is made to order and crafted for a lifetime. Tony is respected for his business success and remembered for his endless optimism, inspiring positivity and ever-present smile.