SJA Welcomes New Marketing Communications Specialist!

Anthony (Tony) Larsen is a digital marketing professional who is excited to be joining the St. Joan Antida High School staff as the new Marketing and Communications Specialist. In this role, Larsen will support the marketing and communication needs for both the admissions and development teams and will serve as the official brand ambassador for the school, helping to grow SJA's brand presence within Milwaukee. Larsen has a passion for making connections and fostering relationships with others, both in-person and online. In his most previous role, Larsen worked for a local supply chain IT consulting company helping to increase brand awareness through social and email marketing, digital advertising, front-end web development, graphic design, and company branding efforts. In both professional and volunteer capacities Larsen has worked with several nonprofit organizations including the Franciscan Pilgrimage Program.

Larsen is a life-long learner and is a proud graduate of Cardinal Stritch University where he earned his bachelor's degree in Communication Arts in 2014. Seeking to grow professionally and continue his education in the ever-changing digital landscape, Larsen recently graduated from Southern New Hampshire University with his master's degree in Marketing with a concentration in Digital Marketing. Larsen understands the importance of a quality education and is looking forward to using his talents to further the St. Joan Antida mission both in the halls of the school and in the surrounding communities where current and future students live.

"Tony's passion for our mission, his entrepreneurial spirit and his ongoing commitment to learning all made him a standout candidate for this important marketing role," said Joel Cencius, Chief Development Officer. "He brings that perfect blend of education, on-the-job-experience, and a passion for marketing within a mission-driven environment that we were seeking, and we are excited to welcome him to the SJA team."

Tony is inspired daily by his wife, Marian and their two daughters, Alexa and Sophia (ages 12 and 2). In his free time, Tony enjoys reading mystery novels, traveling with his family, teaching himself Spanish, and watching European football.