The Founders of Tidewater Wealth Solutions and 3rd Eye Insight, LLC. Coach Tony is the author of The 6 Laws of Success which is featured on Amazon. The book is a solid Navigational Guide to assist people from all walks of life who want to achieve success. Coach Tony just finished writing his second book, Winning The Sales & Leadership Game - "12 Keys to Unlock Your Potential and Wealth." Both books are featured on Amazon. In both books he makes reference to the many benefits of being part of the Network Marketing/Direct Sales Industry.
Tony honorably served 21 years in the United States Air Force in which 11 of those years he served in a Special Duty assignment within President Reagan’s S.D.I.O. Program stationed at the Pentagon, Washington DC. He earned his Senior Non-Commissioned Officer Position and was promoted to Master Sergeant.
After serving in the Military, Coach Tony began a career in Corporate America as an Executive Director of an Engineering Firm. At this firm he was responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the Human Resources, Accounting Department and the Development of Personnel.
The company closed operations and Tony lost his job. He was not provided a severance package or other retirement monies to fall back on. Tony & Cherise began to experience tough financial times. There was also a recession brewing, they could not find a job, it was then that Tony made a life changing decision. He told his wife, “We will get through this and when we do, God wants us to make it our life’s purpose and passion to teach others how to survive in their wilderness and achieve their goals and dreams.
Coach Tony and Cherise were introduced to Primerica, a company within the Network Marketing/Direct Sales Industry that marketed financial services, solutions and products. It took a couple years for them to learn the business and how to effectively market, educate and sell the products and as well as learning how to develop, lead, train and motivate their sales team. They also had to study and test to obtain all the necessary licenses in the Financial Services field (i.e. Life and Health Insurance, Investments-Series 6, 63 and 26, Variable Annuities, Mortgage Brokers and Property/Casualty).
After accomplishing the licensing milestones, Coach Tony & Cherise relocated to a new city and state. They began marketing, recruiting and developing leaders for the new team. In a new city starting from scratch with no initial market, client base or team base, they began to build a business and team that would eventually go on to become one of the top in the state and nation.
On July 4th 2002, after six months in a new city, they were promoted and inducted into the Financial Independence Council as they earned their first $100,000 (personal rolling 12 month income). During the next 3 years, they went on to develop, train and promote Five Vice Presidents and numerous Regional Managers, Division Leaders and Sales Associates within his organization. Coach Tony & Cherise then earned their promotion to Senior Vice President, as well as earned the Third Diamond ($380,000 Personal Income Level).
They were inducted into the Field Cabinet, African American Leadership Council and inducted into the Prestigious Financial Independence Council. Coach Tony was also honored when selected to become a key-note speaker at the company’s Recognition Convention in Boca Raton FL, Nashville TN and on the Entrepreneurial Public Network TV Station, as well as other Leadership Schools throughout the country. He was also selected to visit several organizations within the company; coaching, sharing and motivating other representatives towards their success.
After 10 years of service and success within the Network Marketing/Direct Sales and Financial Services Industry, Coach Tony continued Coaching, Mentoring and Developing people. During the next 2 years they went on to work with other Marketing Companies, to include LegalShield. While doing so they earned some of the highest levels of leadership within these companies.
Coach Tony & Cherise made the commitment to their family and Inner Circle that their primary focuses will consist of coaching and showing individuals on how to accomplish their goals and dreams based on their personal and professional experience. After many years of service to others, they know what is required "Before (B4) Success" and are well seasoned, qualified and positioned to assist others on their journey.
They have gone through the struggles and sacrifices while not seeing
success materialize right away. They know that diligence and hard work mixed with great advice and wisdom from Coaches and Mentors are the Keys to Success. They serve as an Ambassador assisting those wanting more out of life.
Coach Tony and Cherise has been married for 21 years, they are best friends and business partners. They have three beautiful children and one adorable granddaughter.
When they are not leading, coaching and training others they enjoy playing tennis, mountain bike riding and traveling where the sun is plentiful and the beach shoreline is endless.