Tony Budak after 40 years, retired from Delphi Packard Automotive in 2004. In 1966 Tony served as a Military Police Investigator, U.S. Army, to be honorably discharged in 1968. Returning from active duty, Tony held various management positions. In 1973, he left management, and was elected to IUE 717’s Executive Board. Tony received a Masters of Science in Community Economic Development, from New Hampshire College in 1991. In 1996 he was elected to the Local Bargaining Committee, and helped negotiate and administer the contract between IUE-CWA Local 717 and Delphi Packard Electric G.M.C.