Tony Elizondo has a deep love for the Corpus Christi community where he was born and raised. He graduated from Foy H. Moody High School in 1988 before obtaining his Bachelors in Criminal Justice/Social Sciences from Mount Marty College in Yankton, South Dakota, in 1992 where he also played college and semi-pro baseball. After graduating college, Tony enlisted in the United States Army and served for three years. Elizondo returned to Corpus Christi and obtained his Masters degree in Guidance and Counseling from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.
Mr. Elizondo has over 20 years of experience working with children and adults. His work has been focused around drop-out prevention, academic success, cultural enrichment, career exploration and delinquency prevention with kids that come from broken homes and are considered “at-risk”.
Tony Elizondo is currently the Director of Operations for Abrasives Inc. His prior employment includes CCISD, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and Central State University in Wilberforce, OH.
Tony and his wife, Belen, have been married for 18 years. Tony and Belen both attended elementary, junior high, and high school in CCISD District 2. Tony has a son, Joshua, currently serving in the United States Marine Corps and a daughter, Iliana, who currently attends Moody High School.