With more than two decades of experience in project and operations management, Tonja is a high-energy, experienced leader with excellent communication, collaboration and project management skills. Tonja’s value remains unmatched when it comes to wrangling diverse teams, keeping everyone on-task and delivering projects on-budget and on-time. Without breaking a sweat.
Tonja’s project experience includes everything from integrated creative campaigns to cross-divisional corporate projects across a wide breadth of clients and industries. Prior to joining Friends & Neighbors, she led the Project Management department at Olson and served as Director of Operations at Modern Climate. She began her career in publishing at Star Tribune.
Tonja’s personal philosophy when it comes to job satisfaction is simple: “It’s all about the people. When you’re working with great people, there’s really not much you can’t accomplish.” And it’s precisely that attitude that makes her so successful.
When Tonja isn’t kickin’ ass and takin’ names at the office, she takes her boundless energy out on the town. You can find her dancing at cool concerts across the Twin Cities, checking out the hippest new breweries or simply being the coolest mom in town to her teenage daughter, Zoe and son, Zack.