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Tony Scardino




Executive summary


Tony Scardino is a Managing Principal in Grant Thornton's Public Sector Advisory practice, where he leads a group of Former Government Executives (FGEs) that leverages the experience and expertise of the firm's cadre of FGEs to help agencies work across the C-suite to improve mission outcomes, provide excellent service, and effectively steward taxpayer dollars.


Prior to re-joining Grant Thornton, Tony was the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer (acting) at the U. S. Patent and Trademark Office and the acting CFO, Deputy CFO and Associate CFO for Budget at the Department of Housing and Urban Development.



Professional qualifications and memberships

  • National Academy of Public Administration, Fellow
  • Association of Government Accountants (AGA), Member
  • Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)


Presentations and publications

  • AGA Professional Development Training Conference panel presentations (2011 - 2021)



  • Advanced Management Program, Pennsylvania University Wharton School of Business
  • Senior Managers in Government Program, Harvard University JFK School of Government
  • MPA, Finance Concentration, State University of New York at Albany
  • BA, Political Science, State University of New York at Geneseo

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