Tony joined ArcelorMittal Dofasco in June 2011 from his own firm, Ridge Strategy Group, a public affairs and management consulting company. Tony was a Member of Parliament for four consecutive terms, beginning in 1993. During his terms in office, Tony served as Minister of Transport and subsequently led the Government’s legislative program as Leader of the Government in the House of Commons. Prior to assuming public office, he was principal of a life and health benefits practice. Tony is a graduate of McMaster University and is actively involved in the community. He is a Director on the Board of the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters. Tony is also a member of the McMaster Board of Governors and on the Board of Trustees of St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton and held the position of Board Chair from 2009 to 2011.