Kintsugi introduces Sister Company- CK Adventures LLC

Meet Tony Pizarro

Founder of Kintsugi LLC

Picture by Karl Clifton-Soderstrom

About Tony

As a Baltimore native, I bring a focused and energetic approach to any work that I seek to accomplish. Both my professional and life experiences have equipped me to understand the power of collaboration and leaning into our strengths as a way to engage our surroundings.

"It's important to acknowledge what is in you before you go and build others up."
- Tony Pizarro


Transforming brokenness...

...into beauty

Roles / Experience

Assistant Director of the Writing Center
North Park University

Adjunct Lecturer (Undergraduate)
Topic: Academic Writing
North Park University, Aug '22/Spring '23

Guest Lecturer (Graduate)
Topic: Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing
North Park University

Project Management and Strategic Consulting
Adler University and IL-CHEP

Co-Founder, Church Without Walls
Inside-Outside Church through North Park Theological Seminary's School of Restorative Arts

Top Left: Tony presenting at IL-CHEP '22 Conference
Top Right: Tony with NPU's Writing Center Student Advisors
Bottom: Tony speaking at Church of the Good Shepherd

Faculty Advisor
North Park University's Black Student Union

The Importance of Prison Literature
Midwest Modern Language Association

Co-Curricular Assessments
Office of Provost, Annual Assessment and Accreditation Conference

Mass Incarceration and the Church
The Evangelical Covenant Church Midwest Conference, Jan 2022

Edgebrook Covenant Church (see video)
North Park Covenant Church
Hope Covenant Church - Orland Park

Speaking / Preaching

Cultivating Career and Professional Development; Empowering and Training System-Impacted Individuals
IL-CHEP Conference, Oct 2022

Agape and Ecclesia Workshop:What does the Gospel have to say about Mass Incarceration?
Loyola University

Guest Speaker: Pictures of Progress
Exhibition by Karl Clifton-Soderstrom

Guest - Professional Male (Mentor)
2nd Annual Summit for Male Success 2022

Masters of Christian Ministry and Restorative Arts
North Park Theological Seminary – Chicago, IL

Certified in Mandated Reporter for Children and Family Services

Doctorate of Ministry in Preaching (2026)
ACTS Doctor of Ministry in Preaching Program – Chicago, IL

2022 Innovative Ministry Award
North Park Theological Seminary, 2022

Degrees / Certifications / Awards

2022 Volunteer Award
Hanul Family Alliance

Picture by Karl Clifton-Soderstrom