Meet Our Team

Creatives • Curators • Counselors • Composers • Creators • Contenders • Competitors • Contemplators • Collaborators

Our team is made up of 175 unique individuals that have one thing in common: unyielding curiosity. We come from different backgrounds (think journalists, veteran agency folks, even former farm hands and yoga instructors) but we’re all obsessed with exploring a wide variety of subjects and turning them into sharp, compelling content.

Gary Johnson

Gary Johnson

President

A consummate curator and digester of digital and content industry trends, Gary has been at the helm of MSP Communications since 1978, overseeing the creation and execution of more than 225 print and digital titles and platforms.

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Deborah Hopp

Deborah Hopp

Senior Vice President, MSPC

Over a lifelong career in publishing, Deb has overseen successful teams as both an editor and a publisher, giving her broad expertise on both the creative and financial sides of the business and a working knowledge of all forms of print and digital media. Whether in the B2B, B2C or custom space, strategy, partnership and talent development are day-to-day drivers. In addition to running the two leading magazines in the Twin Cities area, Mpls.St.Paul Magazine and Twin Cities Business, Deb has led custom publishing, content marketing and digital service work for more than 40 local and national companies and organizations from the Fortune 500 to international associations to Super Bowl 52. 

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Erin Madsen

Erin Madsen

Vice President of Content

Erin is the vice president of content at MSPC where she guides the work of 52 content creators in both editorial and design who work with 27 clients around the United States.
 

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Kevin Dunn

Kevin Dunn

Vice President of Client Strategy

Kevin has 35 years of publishing, advertising sales, marketing and digital experience. His 27-year tenure with MSP spans roles as publisher, director of sales and marketing on Mpls.St.Paul Magazine and, for the past eight years, director of digital media for MSP Communications and MSPC. 

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Kate Rogers

Kate Rogers

Vice President, Digital Strategy

As MSPC’s vice president of digital strategy, Kate will help craft the agency’s work to develop valuable, long-term content on behalf of its clients. She brings 15 years of content marketing experience to the role, having previously served as editorial director of MSPC and executive editor of pillsbury.com, in addition to numerous content strategy and public relations positions.

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Mary Authier

Mary Authier

Senior Vice President of Operations

Bridget Kaminski

Bridget Kaminski

Director of Strategic Growth

Evelyn Hoover

Evelyn Hoover

Senior Content Director

Kayla Knudson

Kayla Knudson

Senior Content Director

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Bret Ryan

Bret Ryan

Senior Art Director

Molly Bennett

Molly Bennett

Senior Content Director

Amy Goran

Amy Goran

Content Director

Anthony Englund

Anthony Englund

Digital Strategy Manager

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Mike Kooiman

Mike Kooiman

Interactive Design Director

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