Founder and Chairman of Cherry Tree Companies, an investment banking, investment management, and wealth management firm. He has been an active investor in private equities and small-cap public equities for 32 years. He has served as director for several public and private companies over the years. Tony is currently on the boards of AmeriPride Services, Inc., Dolan Media Company (NYSE: DM), Titan Machinery, Inc. (NASDAQ: TITN), and Peoples Educational Holdings (NASDAQ: PEDH), Arctic Cat (NASDAQ; ACAT). Mr. Christianson is a graduate of St. John's University, Collegeville, MN, and earned an MBA from the Harvard Business School. He and his wife Paige live in Wayzata with their six children.