Tony BednarIntegrator and EOS® Practice Leader
Tony Bednar is the EOS® Practice Leader and Integrator for Keystone Search. Tony is an accomplished and versatile management professional with over 20 years of experience in senior leadership and executive management. His experience covers multiple functional areas including Finance and Accounting, IT, Operations, Sales and Marketing, M&A, Project Management and General Management.
Over the course of his career, Tony has excelled at recruiting team members that shared common core values. “When building a team, I cannot stress enough how important it is to find smart and talented people that fit into your company culture. The collaboration and teamwork that ensues is game-changing.” He was most recently the President and Integrator for a Minneapolis based media company running on EOS®.
Tony graduated from Minnesota State – Mankato with a B.A. in Accounting. He began his career in public accounting and was a licensed CPA. He then moved over to the corporate world and became a Controller for a Marketing and Communications firm. “My time in Accounting and Finance provided the foundation I needed to launch my career and ultimately become a respected mentor, senior executive and business leader.”
Tony grew up in southern Minnesota and learned what it was like to put in a hard day’s work at a young age while working summers for an electrical contractor. “The lessons I learned on the job helped shaped me as a person and ultimately as a business leader.”
He and his wife, Tina, live in Cottage Grove, MN and have two children who are very active in sports and theatre. During the summer, they like to spend as much time as possible at the lake fishing and boating. In his spare time, Tony also enjoys competing in triathlons and other extreme races. “I have always been a competitor”, says Tony. “Sports have always been a big part of my life. Training and competing in races help keep me in shape both physically and mentally.”
Tony also serves on the Board of Directors of Accessibility, Inc., a non profit organization based in Minneapolis.