Tony Iallonardo

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Tony is Energy Communications Director at The Wilderness Society. He works with internal staff, partners, and the media to advance the organization’s climate and energy objectives on public lands.

Tony joined The Wilderness Society staff in 2016 with an extensive background in conservation and media relations. He previously worked on national forests and endangered species issues for the National Environmental Trust, was Policy Communications Director for the National Audubon Society, led communications efforts on climate change at the National Wildlife Federation, and worked on toxics reform for the Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families coalition. Early in his career, Tony worked on Capitol Hill as both a House and Senate staffer.

Tony has a Master of Public Affairs degree from the University of Connecticut, and a BA from Central Connecticut State University in political science.

When he’s not working, Tony enjoys biking and hiking, and often vacations in Italy to visit relatives and brush up on his Italian.