Tony has been in the building materials industry since 1987. Prior to joining an Executive Recruiting Firm, Tony grew his career as an operator with the Menard’s organization. While still in high school, he was hired to work in the company’s corporate office for John Menard. The experience created the stage to learn all aspects of the company and its leadership. Moving through other positions, he became the company’s youngest location manager at 23. Tony continued in various location management roles for 6 years, including: 2 green-field start ups bringing one of them to $25m in sales in 2 years. In 1999, Tony was recruited to Focus Executive Search, a Minneapolis based executive recruiting firm, to start up a Building Industry Division. By 2007 the Building Industry Division grew larger then the original Food Division, requiring more concentrated resources to adapt to the changing business environment. Tony bought the Building Industry Division, changed the name to Misura Group, and diversified to include M&A Advisory and Sales and Management Consulting.