Tony Fox, Esquire, President of ADF Capital, Ltd., was educated at the University of Colorado, Honors Program, BA cum laude in philosophy, and at DePaul University where he received his JD/MBA degrees. He is a licensed lawyer and real estate broker. He founded ADF Capital in 1999 and now owns and operates five neighborhood shopping centers, each about 20,000 square feet. Within one of them, Tony developed and operates a movie theater, the New 400 Theater. He has also recently developed The Harper Theater, a movie theater/cafe in Hyde Park, which he operates in partnership with the University of Chicago. The Harper Theater has recently earned the Illinois Landmarks Restoration Award. Tony has dedicated much of his life working in public service. First, as a clerk at the United States Department of Justice; second, as a prosecutor at the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office; and third, as a zoning commissioner for the City of Evanston Zoning Board of Appeals. Currently, Tony is serving as a Chicago Commissioner (Sheridan Devon Special Services Area in Rogers Park and another one in Hyde Park) and is a Retail Specialist for the Chicago Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC)’s Bronzeville Initiative, a plan to earmark hundreds of millions of future federal, state and local development dollars. In his free time, Tony competes regularly in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournaments. He is a Purple Belt and a prior Chicago Open Champ. He lives in Evanston with his wife, Wendy and his two sons, Izzy and Charlie.
Sara Mintz, an attorney, graduated from Chicago Kent College of Law in 1987. Before that, she earned a BA in psychology from Boston University where she graduated with honors. Early in her career, she practiced employment discrimination law. She represented employers as well as employees. During her tenure as an attorney, she also represented clients in real estate transactions. Sara has raised 3 wonderful and successful children and was an active member of her communities PTA , and is also a CASA court-appointed special advocate. She advocates for children who are abused and or neglected throughout the court system. Sara is the new General Counsel and Vice President at ADF Capital, Ltd. and has performed well
Jake is a young computer geek who holds experience and talent in computing and shows excellence in operating systems and server management. Jake manages the dissemination of all the information that moves through ADF Capital, including the images of first-run major motion picture studio releases over ADF's Chicagoland theaters, The New 400 and The Harper Theater. Jake manages ADF's entities websites, P.O.S networks, and surveillance systems. Jake whales at the guitar and has a deep interest in Jazz, Blues, and classical rock guitar. He is also a student at Loyola Marymount University.