Cary founded Tonka Bay in 1998 after gaining valuable operating experience as a senior executive of a privately held manufacturing company. He previously worked in corporate finance at U.S. Bank and Wells Fargo and started his career at Ernst & Young.
Cary graduated from Saint John's University and attended the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. He is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).
Cary is an avid supporter of Saint John’s University and has served on the Board of Trustees and has chaired the National Alumni Association. Cary’s pastimes include boating, biking, golfing, snowboarding and international travel.