Tony Wetjen

tony-wetjen-vice-president-of-operationsTony Wetjen is the Vice President of Operations for PRO EM Party & Event Rentals. Tony has worked in the event industry for more than 16 years in multiple capacities.

In 1999, Tony served as a human resources manager in the front office of the Arizona Diamondbacks and Phoenix Suns. In 2005, he was hired by BrightSpot Media to create the company policies and procedures and lead the HR function for the newly created software advertising company.

In 2008, Tony joined PRO EM as Director of Human Resources at the same time as PRO EM’s parent holding company was executing a merger and acquisition with Ultimate Event Services. Tony played a vital role in helping to successfully merge 11 separate LLC’s into the current PRO EM entity. In 2010, Tony was promoted to General Manager of PRO EM’s Denver location. A year later, Tony returned to PRO EM’s corporate headquarters in Phoenix in the role of Director of Operations. In 2014, Tony was promoted to his current role of Vice President of Operations.

During his professional career Tony has worked many high profile events including ASU Athletics, Arizona Diamondbacks, MLB All-Star game, 2001 World Series, Phoenix Suns, NBA All-Star game, Waste Management Phoenix Open, Arizona Cardinals, Denver Broncos, Maui Invitational Basketball Tournament, Russo & Steele, Barrett-Jackson, NASCAR, Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl, Fiesta Bowl, 2010 BCS National Championship Game and numerous presidential events for Presidents Bush, Clinton and Obama.

Tony is a native of Iowa and loves sports and spending time on the water. Tony is married to his wife Ashley and they have 3 children; Colin, Graye and Beau. Tony holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Central College in Pella, Iowa.