Tony Sorensen is the founding visionary of Parqa. As a 20-year veteran and thought leader in the consulting and executive search industries, Tony is responsible for all aspects of the business. He is passionate about building winning teams, growing staffing and recruiting companies through digital marketing, strategic partnership development, and philanthropy.

Tony is an industry expert on a national level. As an authority in staffing and recruiting, Tony loves to travel the country speaking at conferences such as NAPS National Conference, ASA (American Staffing Association), NYSA (New York Staffing Association), TechServe Alliance, and more. He is also a regular contributor to well-known industry publications and local news outlets such as EMInfo, the Star Tribune, the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, and several others. He is energized by the opportunity to pour his knowledge and expertise back into the industry, ultimately to help other staffing and recruiting firms find success through proven marketing strategies and tactics. Tony is active in the Minneapolis community and also enjoys sitting on the board of the Medina Country Club. Tony has been recognized by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal as a 40-Under-40 award winner and is a member of CEO Roundtable, a peer-to-peer membership organization for CEOs and business leaders.

Get to know Tony

If you weren’t working at Parqa, what would you be doing? On the PGA tour

Favorite TV show? The Voice

What do you like to do for fun? Coach my daughters in basketball.

If you could have dinner with three people (present or past), who would they be?

Phil Mickelson, Michael Jordan, and Steve Jobs


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