Greenspring's Team of Collaborators
THE TEAM
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TAMMY GALVIN
Publisher

Greenspring Media’s Publisher has more than 25 years of media leadership experience, developing franchise and custom publications, digital media, and event solutions for some of the country’s preeminent publishers. Combining the best of both worlds with an abundance of editorial, sales, and marketing experience, she works closely with key stakeholders to determine high-level goals and measurable deliverables for all of Greenspring’s partners and spearheads the overall strategic plan and tactical deliverables of our business.

ARTHUR MORRISSEY
Associate Publisher

In his role, Arthur leads the execution of brand marketing and communication strategies for Greenspring Media’s portfolio. With an extensive background in marketing and public relations, Arthur leads Greenspring’s efforts on those fronts and manages the business operations within our Events Division. His team brings to life our marquee events such as Food & Wine Experience, GrillFest, Fine Spirits Classic, Luxury Home & Remodeling Tour, and many more. Our in-person and virtual events provide the perfect branded extensions to our publications, bringing our loyal audiences and clients together in face-to-face environments where true business and lasting impacts are created.

ANDREW ACOSTA
Account Executive

As a member of Minnesota Monthly’s Sales & Events team, Drew brings a passion for finding solutions to the challenges faced by clients and partners through engaged and consultative conversations and communications. He creates memorable experiences and results for his clients through print, digital, and live events.  Drew is your trusted advisor for all your marketing needs.

DEIDRA ANDERSON
Production Director

As part of the production team, Deidra works closely with clients to deliver all digital product offerings. Her digital prowess, combined with clear and effective communication, ensures all campaigns are performing optimally. She’s worked with the Meetings + Events titles since 2018, and brings her knowledge of publishing, project management, and graphic design to all the titles Greenspring Media produces.

LINDEN BAYLISS
Associate Editor

As associate editor for Meetings + Events, Linden works as a part of its team of incredibly talented individuals to bring all 10 regional titles to life. She has written articles for Twin Cities’ Lavender magazine and cut her teeth in the publishing industry as both a book editor for a small-town publishing house in Wisconsin and a freelancer for many fiction and creative non-fiction titles. Linden brings her love of connection, storytelling, and squeaky-clean copy to the Meetings + Events editorial team. 

TODD BERGER
Senior Editor

Todd is a seasoned publishing professional with deep knowledge and experience in writing and editing for a wide variety of audiences: from visitors to Grand Canyon National Park to civil engineers. He is the author of seven books, mostly works of history and guidebooks, including It Happened at Grand Canyon (1st and 2nd editions), Lighthouses of the Great Lakes, and The Insiders’ Guide to the Twin Cities (3rd, 4th, and 5th editions). In his role as senior editor, Todd manages our in-house and remote Meetings + Events team and regularly contributes as a writer and editor to Midwest Home.

LAURIE BURGER
Associate Publisher

In her role as an associate publisher for Greenspring’s Meeting + Events division, Laurie’s specialties include working with the travel and tourism industry, marketing to planning professionals, relationship building, and networking. She also specializes in travel/tourism trends, online advertising, media planning, competitive analysis, and integrated marketing plans. 

KATELYN BLOOMQUIST
Group Editor

As group editor at Greenspring Media, Katelyn leads the strategic content development across print and digital platforms for the company’s B2B portfolio of products—Group Tour and Meetings + Events—and Midwest Home, Minnesota’s only standalone, subscription-based home and garden publication. Alongside a team of talented senior, junior, and digital editors, Katelyn signs off on more than 40 titles per year and works intimately with each of Greenspring’s departments. Her background in professional journalism, content marketing, and public relations elevates her ability to craft compelling, well-rounded editorial packages that serve both B2B and B2C audiences.

MADELINE BRAVERMAN
Sales & Marketing Specialist

As the Sales & Marketing Specialist, Madeline wears many hats to support the sales team and uses detailed organization and frequent engagement with the sales team and clients to be successful. From creating engaging emails and reviewing analytics to prospecting new clients and creating proposals, she is known for being a master multi-tasker. Madeline’s background in customer service and communications provides her the experience to be very successful in this role.   

BETH BUEHLER 
Editor

Colorado native Beth lives and works in a ski town, loves being outdoors, and spends as much time as possible exploring her home state, the West, and beyond. Along with being editor of Colorado Meetings + Events since 2004 and helping launch Mountain Meetings in 2013, the 30-year veteran of the magazine industry also specializes in public relations, marketing, and project management. Beth stumbled into writing and editing while paying for graduate school.

AMANDA CHRISTENSEN
Managing Editor

As the Managing Editor for Greenspring’s Meetings + Events teamAmanda utilizes her journalistic skills and passion for travel to find and build stories focused on the meetings + events, hospitality, and tourism industries for various M+E titles. Her background in diversified editorial work affords a creative element to all projects.   

OLIVIA CURTI 
Art Director

As an art director, Olivia closely collaborates with Greenspring staff and stakeholders to design several regional publications including Drinks, Twin Cities Guest Guide, Ultimate Travel Guide, and Official Visitors Guide. Her first major undertaking with Greenspring was redesigning Group Tour Magazine, a national B2B publication serving the tourism industry, to give it a modern and clean look. With almoste10 years of publishing experience, magazines are Olivia’s bread and butter. She loves to incorporate her own illustrations and hand-lettering in her feature designs, as well as bold typography and a strong sense of color to create publications that appeal to advertisers and readers alike.    

MICAH EDEL
Art Director

In his role as Art Director for Meeting + Events Magazines, Micah utilizes more than a decade of professional design experience in environments ranging from advertising agencies to publishing houses. Micah’s love for clean print design fuels his work, and his curiosity about people motivates his human-centered work approach. Micah enjoys working on Greenspring Media’s complete family of Meetings + Events magazines as well as contributing to custom publications.

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EMMA ENEBAK
Associate Editor

 

As an Associate Editor on the Custom Publications team, Emma uses her degrees in both Media Communications and English Literature, as well as her professional writing experience, to bring a fresh and creative perspective to multiple publications, including Minnesota Monthly, Real Food, and Twin Cities Living

MADDIE FUERSTENBERG
Associate Editor

 

Maddie’s extensive background in journalism helps her identify and write stories prevalent to today’s event planning, travel, and hospitality industries for the Meetings + Events titles and team. Her professional background includes a stint as education reporter for a daily newspaper in Wisconsin, a fellowship at the Washington Post, and an internship with the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism.

SUE FULLER
Account Executive

In her role, Sue leads the execution of client relations, understands the importance of listening, and collaborates with clients to develop a strategic plan that reaches their goals. With an extensive background in magazine sales, Sue’s background includes 20-plus years in business-to-business and consumer publications.

KRISTIN GANTMAN
Senior Account Executive, Minnesota Monthly Sales Manager

In her role, Kristin is responsible for evaluating and developing innovative and strategic sales packages in print, digital, and social to the benefit of clients, sponsors, and partners across a myriad of industries. She engages with her clients to maximize their potential and generate bottom-line results. With her extensive career in sales and management, Kristin is responsible for driving and leading in sales across all of Greenspring’s product lines.

MACY HARDER
Managing Editor, Custom Publisher

As managing editor for the custom publications team, Macy contributes her creativity and editorial skills and background in bringing to life Bloomington Mall of America Visitor’s Guide, Twin Cities Living, and Minnesota Monthly. With her experience in feature writing and arts coverage, Macy produces thoughtful, compelling, and informative stories for Greenspring’s readers and clients.

JIM HOLTHAUS
Account Executive

As a member of the sales team, Jim is passionate about each client he works with to connect his clients through well-produced and highly effective integrated media plans that include print, sponsored editorial, retargeting campaigns, and many other digital options. While working on Group Travel Magazine and Youth Travel Planner, his main focus always is to connect tour suppliers with those that plan travel and considers his level of service to the client as first and foremost to his client’s success.

GREG JONES
Account Executive

Approaching 20 years in tourism media with Group Tour Magazine and Youth Travel Planner, Greg’s focus remains delivering the best package of options to generate a return for each client. He uses open dialogue and clear communication, is attentive to a client’s needs (both observed and vocalized), and stays up-to-date on print and digital marketing options to make sure opportunities for growth are not missed.

SYDNEY KELL
Junior Advertising Coordinator

As the Junior Advertising Coordinator, Sydney works as a member of the production team, providing support in tracking, requesting, managing, and delivering digital and print advertising materials. She uses her prior experience in project management and customer service to effectively communicate both internally and externally.

RICK KRUEGER
Event Manager | Office Manager

Rick Krueger is the Event Manager for our team. Using his organization and communication skills, he brings to life Greenspring Media’s many events, including Food & Wine Experience, GrillFest, and the Luxury Home & Remodeling Tour, and he is instrumental in creating systems and processes to help the entire organization operate more efficiently.

ALAN LININGER
Account Executive

Alan is an optimistic and enthusiastic sales professional with 12 years of experience in the group travel industry. He is skilled at developing action plans for each of his client’s unique needs and is committed to helping them select the best comprehensive marketing campaign in print, digital and social media.

TAUSHA MARTINSON 
Sales and Marketing Specialist 

Tausha joined Greenspring Media with more than 25 years of sales and marketing experienceShe works closely with the Group Tour Magazine and Meetings + Events teams to support their sales efforts and new business development 

JENNIFER MAX 
Associate Publisher

With more than 20 years of expertise in the magazine publishing industry, Jennifer crafts comprehensive, national marketing strategies, blending print advertising with digital marketing elements. As the Associate Publisher for California, Colorado, and Southwest Meetings + Events magazines, she develops unique packages to the benefit of clients.

LORI MILLER
Senior Account Executive

Lori leads the sales effort behind Midwest Home’s portfolio of print and digital products, alongside the magazine’s flagship Luxury Home Tour & Remodeling Tour and Midwest Home Design Awards events. Lori’s innate ability to connect with clients, prospects, and industry professionals results in trust and long-standing relationships where she uses her years of industry experience and insider knowledge.

RYAN MILLER
Associate Publisher

As associate publisher of Texas Meetings + Events, Ryan brings over 20 years of sales and proven ad revenue experience to Greenspring Media. Entering the industry in the Dallas/Fort Worth area after graduating from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in communication, Ryan has used his interpersonal and organizational speaking skills to grow Texas Meetings + Events from a small publication into an important and indispensable publication trusted by numerous persons, organizations, and properties in the Lone Star State.

AMY NELSON
Editor, Minnesota Monthly

Amy works collaboratively with a team of writers, designers, photographers, and digital producers to create impactful, surprising, timely and insightful content that reflects the Spirit of Minnesota. An award-winning newspaper and magazine editor based in the Twin Cities, Amy has decades of experience guiding coverage of luxury living, arts and culture, recreation and travel topics across multiple platforms. She has interviewed personalities ranging from Prince to Roger Goodell and has stories to share.

NATALIE PECHMAN
Graphic Designer

Natalie’s background in print, marketing, and events led her to the publication world. Highly creative and collaborative, she enjoys working with our editors and sales team to design a variety of custom publications and create branded advertorial content in Minnesota Monthly and Midwest Home. Natalie also supports Greenspring’s popular events, including Food & Wine Experience, Luxury Home Tour, and GrillFest. Through signage, event collateral, and promotional materials, she creates a smooth and engaging experience for all guests.

ELLIANNA RADOVICH 
Advertising Coordinator 

As the advertising coordinator, Ellianna Radovich assists the production team in coordinating, assembling, executing, and monitoring all print and digital product offerings. Ellianna uses her degrees in both Marketing and Nonprofit Management to blend project management skills, customer service, and branding knowledge for Greenspring’s clients.

SCOTT RORVIG
Account Executive

As a member of the sales team, Scott connects his clients to the right audiences for their goals through integrated print, digital, and social campaigns, plus one-of-a-kind events. He believes Minnesota Monthly’s events, like GrillFest, Fine Spirits Classic, and the Food & Wine Experience, provide a complete marketing campaign for sponsors and exhibitors and a fun and engaging experience for guests, which creates a unique opportunity for all to engage.

TED ROSSITER
Senior Art Director

A Senior Art Director for Real Food, Midwest Home, and Bush Foundation’s b magazine, Ted is passionate about print design and has lived and breathed publications for the past 25 years. He has experience working with internal and external clients, art directing photographers, illustrators, and other designers, redesigning a variety of publications, and overseeing layout and production. He also works on promotional design from time to time as well as marketing, advertising, and website design.

ELIZABETH ROUBIK 
Digital Content Specialist 

Elizabeth works with a multitude of teams on various digital objectives. In this role, her responsibilities include content direction and execution for Midwest Home’s digital platforms, as well as writing and editing both organic and sponsored content for Minnesota MonthlyMidwest HomeMeetings + Events, and more. Elizabeth’s background in digital marketing provides her the assets to contribute thoughtful and engaging content ideas for all digital media projects.

CAROLINE ROYCE
Art Director 

Caroline is a graphic designer, art director and photographer with 15 years of experience in everything from publication design to corporate identity to storytelling. She brings a clean, modern and whimsical style to Greenspring Media as an Art Director. Caroline is passionate about design ecosystems and finding holistic solutions through a combination of curiosity, collaboration and trend savvy. 

JOE SCHMIDT
Communications & Events Coordinator

As Greenspring Media’s communications & events coordinator, Joe supports all marketing and events initiatives through the execution and measurement of multichannel marketing and public relations programing for a robust portfolio of publications, including Minnesota Monthly, Midwest Home, Real Food, Group Tour, Meetings + Events, and more; events; and Greenspring Media as a whole. Joe strives on connecting and communicating to increase exposure and maintain a positive public image for all our brands and partners

AIMEE SMITH
Account Executive

In her role, Aimee connects content and audience with client’s target audience and message using proactive and results-driven sales strategies to create media plans that drive profitable growth for her clients and partners. She works with Group Tour Magazine’s and Youth Travel Planner’s print and digital offerings to offer unique and thoughtful packages to local, regional, and national clients.

MARY SUBIALKA
Senior Editor

In her role as Senior Editor on Greenspring’s Custom Publications team, Mary leads Real Food magazine, the nationally syndicated publication distributed through our retail partner grocery stores. She also leads editorial on the nationally syndicated Drinks magazine and writes a weekly blog post focusing on food and drinks for the MinnesotaMonthly.com. Her background working on topics related to the meeting industry, business and travel are also put to use assisting on the company’s other publications in these and other areas as needed.

JORDYN TAYLOE
Marketing and Events Coordinator

As the Marketing and Events Coordinator for the Events Division, Jordyn plays a key role in the execution of Greenspring Media’s various events, such as the Food & Wine Experience, GrillFest, the Luxury Home Tour, and others. She utilizes her exceptional organization, collaboration, and marketing abilities to aid in event planning and activation. Jordyn’s educational background in marketing and design enables her to approach her work creatively and attentively, while ensuring all internal and external stakeholders are satisfied.

ALESHA TAYLOR
Editorial Director

As Greenspring’s Editorial Director, Alesha leads our team of exceptional storytellers and writers. She works collaboratively with clients and our staff of talented editors, art directors, and sales reps to ensure all custom and flagship publications stay on task and meet our high editorial and design standards. Through her extensive background in publishing, communications, and marketing, Alesha is able to bring a diverse perspective to editorial planning and execution in order to provide our clients and partners with compelling, engaging content.

ERIK TORMOEN
Managing Editor

Erik Tormoen writes, pitches, and edits stories for Minnesota Monthly. He also helps oversee the magazine’s presence on digital and social media platforms, contributes articles to Greenspring Media’s custom publications, and serves as project manager for Twin Cities Living. Since joining Minnesota Monthly in 2017, Erik has written about local figures in the arts, food, and business spheres; the state’s shifting political identity; homelessness in the Twin Cities during COVID-19; the evolution of George Floyd Square; and other subjects.

TONY WAGNER
Advertising Coordinator

Tony’s interest in publications and design comes from a lifetime interest in art and an appreciation for communicating information visually, which he learned growing up reading periodicals like the Minnesota Conservation Volunteer and National Geographic. He is a devoted Minnesotan and enjoys traveling and experiencing new places and landscapes with family and friends. With more than 10 years of experience designing printed media in the public and private sectors, Tony works to coordinate advertising with Greenspring Media’s production team.

ANDY WEEKS
Senior Editor

Andy is a seasoned journalist and editor with more than two decades of experience at newspapers and magazines. He hails from the West but is excited to now live and work in the upper Midwest. As senior editor, he oversees the editorial direction of Group Tour and annual sister publications, Youth Travel Planner and Heritage + History. He is a self-proclaimed history buff and the author of several history and travel books, including Haunted Dakotas: Ghosts and Strange Phenomena of the Peace Garden and Mount Rushmore States (Globe Pequot, 2023). He lives in the Twin Cities – not far from Prince’s Paisley Park – with his wife and two curious cats.

Matthew Yanz
Junior Account Executive

As a Junior Account Executive in the sales department, Matthew leads sales for Viking magazine and is part of the team selling Minnesota Monthly’s special sections and Bloomington & Mall of America Visitor’s Guide. Along with his strong sales acumen, Matthew has a seemingly innate skill for prospecting new clients and creating lasting connections. His education and background in business and marketing have given him experience in building long-standing relationships with clients and Greenspring Media’s numerous offerings.

TRACI ZELLMANN
Art Director

Traci brings more than 15 years of creative design and art direction experience in publishing to the team at Greenspring Media. As an Art Director for the Meetings + Events Magazines since 2012, she has a deep sense of familiarity with the events industry in the magazines’ regions of coverage across the country and a love for creating editorial designs to showcase what meetings and events have to offer. Traci has worked collaboratively with editors, photographers, designers, and freelancers across many publications, and particularly enjoys specializing in infographic design and illustration.