Anthony LoDuca was placed as the president and chief executive officer of Villa St. Francis in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Founded in 1990 by the Felician Sisters, Villa St. Francis is a community-based, CBRF-licensed assisted living facility with 129 units.
Tony brings to the position over 35 years of demonstrated success in driving organizational outcomes to enhance quality of life. He has successfully provided results-oriented, cost-effective, efficient, and nationally-accredited service delivery models, with an emphasis on continuous quality improvement. Tony is skilled at transforming not-for-profit organizations into fiscally viable businesses, positioned to sustain and advance their missions, through cultivating relationships and building partnerships.
Before joining Villa St. Francis, Tony served as the president and chief executive officer of St. Coletta of Wisconsin, Inc. in Jefferson, Wisconsin. St. Coletta encompasses 46 different homes throughout Wisconsin and northern Illinois, delivering both residential and vocational/day services and supports for approximately 300 individuals, with an employee base of 400 staff and an annual operating budget of $16 million. During his tenure there, Tony was responsible for transitioning 62 residents from the organization's Intermediate Care Facility for the Mentally Retarded into community homes, which included buying and building homes, as well as brokering deals to sell property owned by St. Coletta. He also grew the organization significantly by eliminating a large amount of debt and developing its assets to $26 million, and he maintained the organization's CARF accreditation, which he had initially secured.
Previously, Tony served as an executive director with Valley Packaging Industries and as the senior vice president of vocational services at Curative Care Network. He began his career in a variety of case management roles geared toward vocational rehabilitation.
Tony is originally from southern Milwaukee; he earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in vocational rehabilitation from the University of Wisconsin-Stout in Menomonie, and is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. He and his wife are the parents of two grown daughters.