tony long

FashionBar LLC, CEO

Tony Long, the CEO of FashionBar LLC, is a dedicated Chicago resident on a mission to establish Chicago as a fashion capital. Holding a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Management, with a Certificate in Entrepreneurship Studies from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Tony brings a wealth of corporate experience spanning 20 years.

Having worked for renowned Fortune 100 companies such as Federal Mogul Corporation, Avery Dennison, Alcan Packaging, and WW Grainger, Tony has excelled in Marketing, Management, Manufacturing, and Distribution. His notable accomplishments include spearheading the opening of a manufacturing facility in Orange, France, for Nestle Corporation during his tenure at Alcan Packaging and implementing SAP technologies at WW Grainger. Additionally, Tony project-managed the execution of Healthcare Reform mandates and regulations at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, in compliance with Obamacare and the US Federal Government.

Despite his impressive corporate achievements, Tony redirected his focus to his true passion – the fashion business. This shift led to the launch of FashionBar Chicago, where he seamlessly combines his corporate expertise with his inherent flair for fashion. Through FashionBar Chicago, Tony has become a significant presence in the Chicago fashion industry, providing a central source for business and fashion enthusiasts alike. As a visionary leader, he continues to guide FashionBar Chicago’s growth, solidifying its position as a key player in the city’s vibrant fashion landscape.