Get to know us

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Tiffany Beitler

Founder / President

Creative. Mom (to humans/dogs). Musician. Volunteer. Mentor. Travel-seeker. Animal lover. Board game competitor. ENFJ. Minnesota nice.

Author of Lake Minnetonka Eats, a lifestyle book featuring recipes from 25 Lake Minnetonka restaurants.

Independent Publisher Book Award Bronze Winner for Best Midwest - Nonfiction.


  • Marketing strategy

  • Branding

  • Thinking outside the box

  • Connecting with people

  • Writing

  • Telling brands' stories


  • Graduate of Opus College of Business, University of St. Thomas: MBA

  • Graduate of Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota: BSB in Marketing & Entrepreneurial Management

  • Online Marketing Institute Certificate

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Dana Croatt

Creative Director

Typography nerd. Dad with all the Dad Jokes. Reader. Coach. Caffeine addict. Golfer. Pessimist. Sarcastic.


  • Branding

  • Campaign concepts

  • Print design

  • Web design

  • Copywriting

Education: Iā€™m in favor of it.

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Jill Holter

Social Media Strategist + Copywriter

Writer. Columnist. Content creator. Recipe developer. Media spokesperson. Food educator. Mom and wife of a busy family with six children. Active volunteer with the ICA Food Shelf and the Minnetonka Public Schools Vantage Program.


  • Content planning

  • Writing

  • Social media

  • Food marketing

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Daniel Schmidt

Media Producer & Videographer

Media Producer of technology, promotional, training, and social media content. Has managed and created projects in sectors of advertising, corporate, marketing, culture, brand, and identity for over ten years. 


  • Video consultation & production

  • Forecasting workflow

  • Creating engaging video content for online, broadcast and narrow casting applications