Tunheim Hires Three New Consultants

MINNEAPOLIS – October 13, 2016 – Tunheim, a Minneapolis-based communications consulting firm, recently announced the addition of new hires Eli Bjerk, Karin Johnson, and Mike Frahm.

All three add to Tunheim’s extensive experience developing thoughtful and effective strategic communications, as well as cultivating strong relationships with stakeholders and community leaders in the corporate, academic, and non-profit sectors.

Eli Bjerk returns to Tunheim, previously serving as an assistant consultant in 2013. Bjerk’s expertise in both technical and creative writing support clients such as Schneider Electric, Ryder Cup, and the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority.

Karin Johnson joins Tunheim from Milwaukee, Wisconsin where she advised a diverse portfolio of clients on both communications and public affairs. In addition to agency work, Johnson also has directed communications for three winning political campaigns.

Mike Frahm brings extensive knowledge and background in digital and content strategy, cultivating the strategic vision, creative production and digital brand development for dozens of clients such as Target and Mall of America.

“Eli, Karin, and Mike each bring an incredible skill-set to the Tunheim team,” said Kathy Tunheim, president and CEO of Tunheim. “Given our diverse roster of clients, their experiences and perspectives will be valuable assets in providing strategic counsel.”

About Tunheim

Tunheim is a communications consulting firm that provides a full-spectrum of strategic communication and consulting services to a broad range of global clients — and is a leading partner in IPREX.  Tunheim is in the business of Rethinking. Business today is changing faster than fast. Tunheim specializes in helping clients navigate complex change, most especially helping them rethink how they must work to be understood by their stakeholders.


Founded in 1983, IPREX is one of the world’s fastest-growing networks of creative and consulting firms, a $350 million network of communication agencies, with 1,800 staff and 115 offices worldwide working across the spectrum of industry sectors and practice disciplines.