Chief Executive Officer
A people-first leader, Tony McDonald is guided by two principles: do what you say you are going to do and be nice to people. Under his leadership, Eurest has won and retained partnerships with some of the world’s top employers in technology and finance. Tony has also successfully positioned ESFM as the premier integrated facilities management solution for B&I clients.
Tony has over 25 years’ of experience in the vending, hospitality and foodservice industry and has been involved with national account management throughout his entire career. Tony began a career with Best Vendors, which was acquired by Compass Group in 2003. In 1999, he was named Chief Operating Officer before being named president and CEO in 2004. Tony helped guide Best Vendors to lead the nation in vending management, consolidation services, food cart management, office coffee management and charity collection services.
Tony holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and an MBA from the University of St. Thomas. A born and raised Minnesotan, Tony lives in Minneapolis with his wife and is the proud father to three adult children and grandfather to two little ones.