WELCOME Tony Fernandez, new Center Director/President at NH MEP!
Tony has spent over 45 years in the manufacturing sector servicing the metals, plastics, chemical and construction industries. Originally starting his career in the financial arena, Tony transitioned into operations and has held the position of General Manager/President/CEO for the past 25 years. Leading companies in the three different geographic regions allowed Tony to gain a unique perspective of business and the effects regional culture contribute. As a staunch advocate of Manufacturing, Tony has served on regional boards in Wisconsin, Florida, and Massachusetts, developing training programs and public partnerships.
Prior to his appointment as President /CEO of NHMEP, Tony maintained a very active business profile serving as the owner of Northside Consulting Group LLC, working at American International College teaching master’s level courses in Business Management and serving as the Western Mass Chapter Chair of SCORE/SBA. Volunteering and Business Networking are a passion that Tony still pursues and is very active promoting workforce development and entrepreneurship, particularly for the underserved.
Tony holds an MBA in Finance from St John’s University and a dual Bachelor’s in Accounting and Economics from NJCU. He is a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt, a Certified Business Mentor, Excel Certified and has successfully Championed three ISO implementations
Tony will bring NH MEP extensive manufacturing knowledge, organizational leadership and an energetic passion for success.
The NH MEP Mission is to support and assist NH Manufacturers with achieving financial profitability and innovative excellence. NH MEP supports NH Manufacturers’ ability to compete globally, train and retain workforce and succeed for generations.