Tony Gallo is the Managing Partner for Sapphire Risk Advisory Group. His company specializes in loss prevention and armed robbery/burglary awareness for high-risk business owners nationwide. Their clients are pawnshops, payday loan, liquor stores, firearm, cannabis and convenience store business owners.
Tony has more than 30 years of experience in the Loss Prevention, Audit, Safety, and Risk/Emergency Management fields. For 17 years, he was the Director of Loss Prevention, Audit and Safety for EZCorp, Inc. (EZPawn, Value Pawn, Cash Converters, Empeno Facil and EZMoney) and managed over 1,300 pawnshop and payday loan locations in Canada, United States and Mexico. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from New Jersey City University and is considered one of the leading authorities in pawn loss prevention, safety, audit, armed robbery and burglary investigations. Tony is a published author on pawn loss prevention, safety, audit, emergency planning and has spoken at numerous pawnbroker business conferences on these topics.