Tony Bottagaro

Tony Bottagaro

Special Advisor on National and International Affairs to COTA

Tony Bottagaro began his professional career in New York City, where he formed his own investment and real estate development company before moving to Colorado. He has founded several successful businesses and has held senior level management positions. Tony’s responsibilities have included structuring and negotiating targeted acquisitions and the subsequent management and marketing of those acquired real estate assets and businesses. His extensive entrepreneurial experience includes capital formation, financing, and product development.

To advocate for the greater good of all humanity and heal a divided Nation and International community now and into the future . . . Tony Bottagaro authored the “Universal Declaration of a World More Human and More Divine.”

Tony’s diverse talents and experiences have led others to describe him as a “Renaissance Man.” Over the last 40 years, he has built on his accomplishments as a seasoned business executive to spread his message of the power of unconditional love. He is an acclaimed speaker, author, filmmaker, playwright, and stage performer whose books, films, talks, and performances have provided him national and international recognition. Tony has written several books, including the bestseller, The Poet, The Count, and the Peddler. As a filmmaker, he produced and narrated an award-winning documentary, To Create a World More Human and More Divine, inspired by his book of the same title. This thought-provoking film premiered at the United Nations’ Dag Hammarskjöld Auditorium. Tony’s message is simple, direct, and universal, and it traverses different religious, social, and political ideologies. He has brought his message across the world, introducing it to top officials in the U.S. government and the United Nations, delivering it at an audience with Pope John Paul II at the Vatican, and speaking at several universities, including the University of Peace in Costa Rica. He currently serves as Special Adviser on National and International Affairs in the Public and Private Sectors to Chamber of the Americas and its Foundation.

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