Anthony James Bottino Jr.
Lifelong resident and local business owner Tony Bottino announced recently his candidacy for the 49th State House District seat. Bottino, born in New Eagle, graduated from Mon Valley Catholic in 1985 and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Penn State University in 1990. Subsequently, he entered the financial services industry and has operated his small business, Bottino Financial Inc., for nearly 30 years.
Tony married Tara Brussalis from Forward Township in 1994 and together they have raised five children: Anthony III, Kayla, Alexander, Andrew, and Dominic. Tony and Tara own Just 4 You Gift Shop LLC in Monongahela and currently reside in Carroll Township. Tony has served as president of several organizations including local Penn State Alumni and church councils. He taught Sunday school for 10 years and coached youth baseball and football. More recently, Tony Bottino has served as President of the Monongahela Area Chamber of Commerce for the past 10 years. He was awarded Citizen of the Year from the Chamber in 2014. Tony was honored to receive the Distinguished Citizen Award from the Monongahela Elks in 2016.
Tony believes his leadership skills and ability to work well with community, business, and civic organizations make him the right person at the right time in the 49th State House District. Tony looks forward to working with state, county, and local leadership as well as non-profits and volunteers. His small business serves customers across most our communities in the 49th District. Tony's drive and passion combined with education and experience is exactly what we need in the Pennsylvania State House.