Meet Paragon Account Executive John Pink

John Pink, Account Executive

We're thrilled to welcome John Pink to Paragon IT Professionals.

John will serve as an Account Executive and will be focused on helping Paragon expand existing and new relationships within the Minnesota market.

He has over 15 years of sales and management experience and has served as a board member for the Society for Information Management – Minnesota Chapter for the past two years.

Get to Know John: 

1. Born and raised? Oakdale, Minnesota

2. Favorite sports team? Minnesota Timberwolves

3. Undergraduate and major: University of Minnesota Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services

4. Favorite book? Connectable by Ryan Jenkins and Steven Van Cohen

5. When you were little, what did you want to be when you grew up? Professional wrestler

6. Any siblings: A younger sister and brother

7. Activities or clubs you were in growing up: Football, basketball, and baseball

8. If you could live anywhere, where would it be? Naples, Florida

9. Favorite food: Steak

10. Passions: Meeting new people and building relationships

11. What do you like to do in your free time? Fishing and golf

12. Idols/those you looked up (or look up) to? Warren Buffett and Michael Jordan

13. Any Pets? A dog named Isabelle Rose

14. Favorite place to travel? Florida or Arizona

15. What’s on your bucket list? Fishing trip to Alaska and to purchase a Porsche

16. What are you most afraid of? Failure

17. Proudest accomplishments: Married to my wonderful wife (Sandi) for 27 years and raising two hardworking, respectful children (Trent-25 and Grace-21).

18. What’s something that would surprise people about you? I played Minor League Baseball and won a State Football Championship as a Coach in 2016.

19. Favorite movie: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

20. Favorite TV show: Gold Rush

21. If you could have dinner with 2 people, who would it be? Mother Teresa and Kobe Bryant

22. How would your closest friends describe you? Down-to-earth

23. What game show do you think you could win? The Price is Right

24. What is your favorite board game? Monopoly

25. Sweet or savory? Sweet

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