Anthony J. (Tony) Tesoro is the Chairman and CEO of the Tesoro Ministry Foundation, a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization. He is an ordained minister, and has been involved in the Christian ministry for over ten years. Before founding the Tesoro Ministry Foundation, Anthony worked in the stock market for several years. He started out in the industry investing in IPO’s and day trading. He then transferred to Los Angeles, California working for Paine Webber on the Pacific Coast Stock Exchange. After working on the Pacific Coast Stock Exchange, Anthony transferred to his father’s company Jones Trading, an institutional block trading firm located in Southern California. Working there for several years and at various positions in the Trading Department he learned many facets of the investment markets. Anthony holds a Business Degree and a Criminal Justice Degree from the University of Phoenix.
Also, through Tesoro Entertainment's music division Tesoro Records, Anthony has executive produced and released three EPs for his wife Ashley Tesoro; who is a Gospel and country music singer, as well as a former Hollywood actress in both film and television. Additionally, Anthony and Ashley host and executive produce a Christian lifestyle and ministry internet show; "Life Is For Living TV."
Anthony and Ashley are the founders of the Tesoro Ministry Foundation as well as Tesoro Entertainment. With their foundation they are involved in both charitable and ministerial outreach through; Anthony & Ashley Tesoro Ministries and GlobalLife outreach. They also enjoy spending time together doing such activities as surfing and martial arts. In addition to his work in both the business and non-profit sectors, Anthony has a life time passion for the martial arts. He was formerly a martial arts instructor, and has been a Karate black belt for over twenty years. He still trains today in Karate as well as in MMA, and grappling.