Meet the Team 2018-07-13T16:14:45+00:00

Matt Timm – Managing Partner

Matt has extensive and broad experience leading technology businesses. Matt has led large organizations and small, and successfully raised over $17MM in capital for startups. A reformed engineer, Matt has an EE and MBA and now enjoys concentrating on marketing, particularly (not exclusively) with manufacturing and technology oriented business. When not working, Matt’s a father of four, an avid outdoorsman and loves to be on the water.

Alex Avedikian – Partner/Creative Director

Alex is our lead “Design Guru”. With over 25 years of design experience, Alex helps guide and inspire the talented MagNorth design team. When Alex isn’t designing he loves having lightsaber battles with his two daughters, cooking or nationally competing in Judo and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

Ashtin Pattridge – Project Account Manager

Ashtin graduated from Bethel University in the Spring of 2015 with a degree in Business Marketing and Entrepreneurship. She has an entrepreneurial background growing up in a family business and discovered her passion for marketing working as the team manager of a sports collectibles company. Ashtin is Hubspot Sales Certified, is an experienced Magento Administrator and has led numerous successful Magento development projects. When not working, she enjoys travel, the outdoors, and trying new restaurants.

Laura Cisweski – Account Manager

Laura graduated from North Dakota State University in the Fall of 2015 with a Sport Management degree and a minor in Marketing. She has a marketing background working for NDSU Athletics Marketing Department and the Minnesota Twins. Laura is HubSpot Sales Certified and takes the role as our “Social Media Wizard”. In her free time she enjoys cooking, spending time with family and friends, and cats.

Faith Hagen – Account Manager

Faith graduated from the University of Sioux Falls in February 2018 with a Business Administration degree and a minor in Marketing. Her passion for creativity has driven her to explore interior design and teaching before finding her niche in digital marketing. She is HubSpot Inbound certified and is passionate about using creativity and technology to understand trends in consumer behavior. In her free time, Faith enjoys watching sports, spending time outside, and never turns down the opportunity for a cupcake.

Cayla Koskie – Art Director

Originally from Baldwin, Wisconsin, Cayla is a Visual Studies graduate of Brown College. With almost a decade of experience, Cayla brings a thoughtful and caring aesthetic to everything she does. When not pumping out amazing designs, Cayla enjoys crocheting and painting. She loves nothing more than to spend as much time as possible with her husband Jon, newborn son Jayden, her two cats, and their dog Yoshi!

Joe Spencer – Art Director

Joe’s career began in a farmhouse in Fort Washington, PA. From that humble beginning at Odd Graphic he went on to a marketing and design roles at Boathouse Sports and BioTelemetry. His wife then decided that it was time to pack up the van and head back to Minnesota. In the van, Joe packed up his keen eye for detail, clean aesthetic, web development skills, and his 120 lb Great Dane, Hank.

Joe enjoys rowing, surfing, sailing and almost anything else that involves being cold and wet outdoors.

Sumanta Kar – Lead Developer

Originally from Bangalore India, at only 31 years old Sumanta has been solving complex coding issues for almost a decade. Sumanta is “King of Code”, and is fluent in CSS3 and HTML5, languages he uses to turn simple designs into clean and dynamic high-functioning websites. Whether it’s a brochure site or a commerce site with a million SKU’s Sumanta is the man. In his spare time he likes to solve complex coding issues…really, and perhaps also occasionally hang out with family and watch a lively game of Cricket.