Anthony Amore brings more than 30 years of experience in investigations, audits, and inspections to his campaign for Massachusetts State Auditor. His career has spanned both the public and private sector, and he has served as a federal agent, senior Homeland Security Official, and museum security director. He is also the author of three best-selling books, including the New York Times Crime Best Seller The Art of the Con, which dissected high-value fraud schemes in the art world.
Anthony has extensive experience in rehabilitating major programs. He has had the distinction of serving on the leadership team that rebuilt security at Logan Airport following the attacks of 9/11 and, later, at the museum at which the biggest property theft in world history occurred. He has received numerous awards and acclaim for his work. He also serves as an Instructor at Harvard University’s Division of Continuing Education.
In addition to his professional work, Anthony provides volunteer service on advisory boards for the non-profit Ideas Beyond Borders and Northeastern University’s Homeland Security Center of Excellence. He also volunteers his time to the Massachusetts Historical Society. In 2020, Anthony led the successful campaign against Ranked Choice Voting in Massachusetts.
He attended the University of Rhode Island, and he earned a Master of Public Administration from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, where he also obtained a certificate in public leadership.
Anthony has two adult daughters, Alessandra (a pre-med student at UMass Amherst) and Gabriela (an historic preservation professional). He lives in Winchester with his partner Leah Ikeda and her 9-year old daughter, Maxine (who loves horses).