John Jay College of Criminal Justice; B.A. Tufts University
Tony Loftis runs a communications consultancy for small nonprofits and leads the largest soccer league in Massachusetts. For most of his career, he has been involved in communications work for a variety of organizations ranging from the US Department of Transportation to the city of Cambridge, as well as social justice nonprofits. He has taught social media skills to youth mentoring groups, theater companies, anti-sex trafficking organizations, and the missing persons community.
Recently, he’s taken several leadership positions within the Massachusetts soccer community. Currently, Tony leads the Boston Area Youth Soccer League, which puts 18,000 players from 53 towns in eastern Massachusetts on the field in a fun, safe, and competitive environment. In that role, he has strengthened the organization’s institutional controls and led a reform in governance. He also sits on the board for the Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association, serving as the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion chairperson.
A 2014 graduate of the MetroWest Leadership Academy, Tony has served on boards for Habitat for Humanity’s MetroWest affiliate, Wayland Youth Soccer, CASCAP, and the MetroWest Nonprofit Network. In his spare time, he volunteers at professional golf tournaments, including serving as a transportation captain for the PGA Tour’s Boston stop.