We use communications to help our clients solve their business challenges and get the reputation they deserve.

Well-understood organizations have the best opportunity for success. Tunheim leverages communications to help clients navigate the complex situations. We take on our clients’ challenges as our own and customize communications efforts to deliver results.

Tunheim was founded because talented people wanted to do interesting work. Since 1990, we’ve operated by the fundamental beliefs that well-informed people make good decisions and that effective communication is a critical component of successful business strategy.

We’re a certified woman-owned business and a member of IPREX, the second-largest independent global agency network.

MEET OUR TEAM

Our Core Capabilities

Public Relations

Strategic communications is core to our consultancy’s success. It’s what differentiates Tunheim from other business consultancies.

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Public Affairs

As a leading consultancy specializing in public affairs, Tunheim understands the complex intersection of public policy, stakeholders, media and decision-makers.

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Digital + Content

Tunheim understands the dynamics of digital tools, has an experienced bench of talent. We can help you develop a digital strategy from scratch, connecting your story with the right audience and on the right platform.

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Management Consulting

Businesses face new, dynamic challenges every day; many of those challenges are catalysts for change management. Tunheim helps its clients navigate change and communicate effectively to bring stakeholders along.

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Our Approach to Talent

Tunheim tackles our clients’ challenges with a collective approach – a belief that no one individual is as good as the company’s “collective best.” A philosophy since our inception, this means we are committed to building the right team of talent to serve client needs.

We have a robust number of strategic partnerships with talented professionals who join our teams, but choose to operate as independent contractors – we call them Strategic Partners.

We are also a member of IPREX, the second-largest independent global agency network, giving us access to talent and insights from all around the world.

Meet the Rethinkers.

Tunheim believes clients should always have access to the best counsel, strategy and talent. We’re a collection of thinkers and strategists and what-if-ers. We’re a proven team of business professionals, some of the best and the brightest. We’re writers and designers, marketers and business professionals. We’re researchers, media relations gurus, and digital and social evangelizers. We analyze-scrutinize-theorize.

But most of all we are Rethinkers. With an insatiable energy for learning and problem solving.

Kathy Tunheim

Kathy Tunheim

CEO & Principal

Kathy Tunheim co-founded the firm in 1990 with four colleagues from Honeywell, Inc., and has served as chief executive officer throughout the firm’s evolution to Tunheim. She maintains an active role in many of the agency’s client relationships, and is a well-known crisis communications counselor to senior executives. She is past president of IPREX, one of the world’s largest networks of independent communications firms, which Tunheim joined in 2007.

Prior to co-founding the agency, Kathy gained experiences in both the corporate world and the political arena that profoundly shaped her approach to creating value as an agency counselor. She served as vice president for public relations and internal communications at Honeywell. Earlier in her career, she handled media relations and speechwriting for Wendell R. Anderson — for both his time as governor of the State of Minnesota and during his tenure in the U.S. Senate. Collectively these experiences cause her to be particularly intrigued by the challenges of helping clients navigate the intersections of business, public policy and the media.

In 2011, she accepted a part-time appointment as senior advisor to Minnesota’s governor, serving two years focused on igniting job creation across the state. She serves on the board of directors for Landscape Structures, Inc., the world’s largest supplier of commercial playground equipment; Hennepin Healthcare (HCMC) and The McKnight Foundation, as well as The Saint Paul & Minnesota Community Foundations.

Patrick Milan

Patrick Milan

Chief Insights Officer

Patrick Milan is tasked with transforming Tunheim’s services to meet the needs of clients navigating complex change. He is one of the leaders of Tunheim’s management consulting practice. Pat works across Tunheim’s broad portfolio of clients and their industry sectors developing key insights based on trends and disruptive factors that are likely to impact organizational success.

Prior to Tunheim, Pat served as a managing partner at Fallon Worldwide. At Fallon, he helped develop and direct the retail marketing practice where teams developed breakthrough work for clients including Starbucks, BMW, United Airlines and Nordstrom.

Pat serves on the board of directors for Artistry, a nonprofit organization that serves a regional audience of 80,000 people and pursues artistic excellence by engaging the region’s most talented artists in work that welcomes and develops audiences and opens hearts and minds. Pat is also a member of the board of Southdale YMCA, Minnesota’s largest YMCA organization.

Paula Wright

Paula Wright

Vice President, Client Services

Paula leverages her corporate and agency experience to provide insightful consultation and strategy for clients managing change and transformation. She has worked with a wide variety of sports and corporate clients from the PGA (Ryder Cup 2016) to Target, the USGA, Cargill and Sleep Number, providing communications and events marketing strategy to maximize brand opportunities.

In addition to her client work, Paula leads best practices at Tunheim, focusing on superior client service that drives results. Paula currently serves on the board of the American Marketing Association (AMA Minnesota) and previously served on the board of the International Live Event Association.

Bess Ellenson

Bess Ellenson

Director of Public Relations and Media

Bess is an Emmy Award-winning journalist who spent more than 16 years working in local television news in Minnesota and New Mexico. She has a passion for helping people and organizations tell their stories in ways that connect with their communities. Bess has extensive experience in thoughtfully creating content to engage and influence audiences.

After graduating from the University of Minnesota-Duluth, Bess worked in local TV news in Duluth for about a year before her career took her to New Mexico. She spent seven years in Albuquerque at KOB-TV, where she produced local newscasts, documentaries and oversaw coverage of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. In 2012, Bess decided to move back home to Minnesota where she was the executive producer of the WCCO morning show and helped create WCCO’s Mid-Morning. Most recently she produced the 6 p.m. news at KARE 11.

 

Amanda Koonjbeharry

Amanda Koonjbeharry

Account Supervisor

Amanda is a first-generation American Indo-Guyanese. She has a Master of Social Work (MSW), a Master of Public Policy, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Family Social Science from the University of Minnesota. Her professional career has been rooted in social and racial justice, and has included work related to ending poverty, promoting housing stability, reducing shame and stigma surrounding mental illness, and ending domestic violence, sexual violence and human trafficking. Amanda worked as the director of Hennepin County’s No Wrong Door initiative; to end and prevent the commercial sexual exploitation of youth. Amanda was recently the Director of Public Policy at Citizens League which she co-led several projects on public safety and policing.

Amanda currently works at Tunheim as an Account Supervisor, serves as a Council Member on the Minnesota Department of Human Service’s Cultural and Ethnic Communities Leadership Council, on the board of directors for Avenues for Youth, serving as Chair of the Programs Committee, and on the board of Family Housing Fund. She was named 40 Under 40 by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal in 2018 and received the Rising Alumni Award from the University of Minnesota’s College of Education and Human Development in 2021.

David Erickson

David Erickson

Director of Integrated Digital & Social Media

David Erickson has more than 25 years experience in marketing, public relations, online media and advertising. His expertise has helped organizations and brands grow their digital reach and achieve their bottom-line objectives.

As Tunheim’s Director of Integrated Digital & Social Media, David guides clients by developing their digital communication strategy to secure meaningful results. As a prolific content creator with broad experience in manufacturing, retail, healthcare, technology, food service and sports sectors, he has been building audiences since the infancy of the web.

David co-hosts the Beyond Social Media Show, a popular digital marketing podcast, hosted a political radio talk show, and pioneered digital political media by publishing MN Politics/Politics in Minnesota.

David is a Humphrey Policy Fellow alum and he has frequently appeared as an expert source for news media covering technology and digital trends.

Wilson Musabyimana

Wilson Musabyimana

Digital Strategist

Wilson Musabyimana has broad experience working with retail, real estate, automotive, nonprofit, and home/healthcare clients ranging from big-name brands to smaller companies. As a digital strategist at Tunheim, Wilson exercises his skills in Google Ads and manages different digital campaigns from Facebook to email marketing while also helping clients with their organic social media content.

In addition to Tunheim, Wilson assists a nonprofit organization that is looking to launch. He assists in planning their social media accounts and reaching their desired target and growing their brand through paid digital media.

Prior to Tunheim, Wilson worked as a Digital Marketing Coordinator at Pioneer Press where he managed different paid digital campaigns as well as pulled insights and reporting. His background also includes serving as a Paid Search Analyst at Ovative Group where he managed over $300,000 a month for different retail clients. He also helped in insights and weekly client facing communication.

When he’s not working, Wilson enjoys being outdoors, recording workout videos for his YouTube channel and listening to music.

Sarah Hinde

Sarah Hinde

Director of Public Affairs and Advocacy

Sarah thrives at the intersection of public affairs, communications and engagement, navigating clients through the complex and dynamic world of public affairs while developing messaging and communications strategy to reach their intended audience.

Bringing to Tunheim nearly 10 years’ experience in the public sector, Sarah has worked for several high-profile public officials, developing communications strategy, managing statewide projects, and building relationships with stakeholders. She’s led the State of the State planning for two governors, managed international trade missions to Europe and Mexico, and has overseen major events such as the governor’s fishing and pheasant openers. Whether it’s healthcare, community and economic development, transportation, or energy and sustainability, Sarah has a knack for turning complicated issues into a clear and concise vision.

A politics and pop culture junkie, she’s usually watching the news, perusing social media or listening to podcasts. When not “plugged in”, Sarah can probably be found somewhere outside, at a concert or the nearest Farmer’s Market, or daydreaming about her next travel location.

Katelyn Twamley

Katelyn Twamley

New Business and Marketing Strategist

As the New Business and Marketing Strategist, Katelyn supports all growth initiatives, including sales and marketing. From the preparation and production of proposals and presentations to the management of Tunheim’s revenue growth and marketing platform, Katelyn uses her organization skills and keen attention to detail to help Tunheim continue to grow and service its many great clients.

When she’s not in the office, Katelyn enjoys the outdoors, finding new hiking trails, relaxing at the lake and traveling to new places.

John Blackshaw

John Blackshaw

President and Chief Operating Officer

John Blackshaw’s position is a first for Tunheim. He is tasked with leading and developing the firm’s consulting operations, our primary business.

John was most recently chief executive of Nemadji Research Corp., a Bruno, Minn.-based health care analytics company, a position he held for about six years.

Although his position is a first, Blackshaw is not new to Tunheim; he worked for the firm from 1992 to 2000.

“It’s kind of coming full-circle,” Blackshaw said. “Being able to come back and grow Tunheim into the next phase is a big thrill for me.”

Jason Dorow

Jason Dorow

Account Supervisor

Adept in strategic communications and PR, Jason lends a sharp attention to detail, leadership and digital expertise to Accra, Schneider Electric and other clients at Tunheim. His passion for storytelling and fascination with brand positioning blossomed while studying at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. After college, he handled media relations for several retail and technology clients at Weber Shandwick in Chicago, and then joined Tunheim in 2018. A Minnesota native, Jason loves to explore the great outdoors, whether it’s a walk along the Mississippi River or a trip to a national park.

Emily McGrath

Emily McGrath

Director of Integrated Communications

Emily has extensive strategic consulting experience working for both the public and private sectors. Before working for Tunheim, she was a contract lobbyist for a variety of Fortune 500 companies. Additionally, Emily served as the legislative liaison for the Minnesota Department of Health and worked in corporate public affairs departments in both St. Paul, Minnesota and Washington, D.C.

As a consultant with Tunheim, Emily has overseen the strategic planning and execution of communications and community outreach campaigns. She has provided counsel to a variety of clients, including the Minnesota Twins, UnitedHealth Group, the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation, United Health Foundation, Ingersoll Rand, Xcel Energy, International Multifoods, and the Minnesota Private College Council.

Emily is currently a member of the board of directors of the Healdsburg Education Foundation, and an elected representative of the Healdsburg Charter School governing board. Previously, Emily served on the board of the Minnesota Women’s Political Council.

Debbie Estes

Debbie Estes

Strategic Partner

As a seasoned marketing director, Debbie has a strong client side focus in experiential, entertainment and sports marketing that drive for results.

In her first year at Tunheim, she played a pivotal role as a member of the successful 2018 Super Bowl and the 2017-2020 NCAA Final Four bid committee teams. The teams developed the strategy, messaging, communications and creative for the formal bid presentations.

Before joining Tunheim, Debbie was the senior director of experiential/event marketing for Best Buy, where she developed programs that supported the brand. For example, her team led the event strategy for entertainment exclusives with acts including U2, The Rolling Stones, Usher, Elton John and Justin Timberlake. Debbie also managed more than 50 Best Buy sponsorships including NASCAR teams, the National Hockey League and multiple MLB, NBA and NHL teams. She is also adept at product integration, having worked with “The Apprentice,” “The Ellen Show” and “The Oprah Winfrey Show.”

Prior to Best Buy, Debbie worked at Target as director of event marketing and publicity. While there, she led the events and publicity strategy for the Michael Graves Design Collection product launch, Target House at St. Jude Children’s Hospital, the restoration of the Washington Monument and the branding of Target Center.

Debbie started her career in the Minnesota Office of the Governor and moved on to the White House Press Advance staff during the Carter administration. She is also very active in the community, having served on numerous arts, education and social action boards. Debbie and her husband have a daughter and have hosted six AFS exchange students who attended Wayzata High School.

Elisabeth Creighton

Elisabeth Creighton

Controller

Elisabeth Creighton has more than 15 years of experience in finance, accounting, and human resources. By analyzing existing operations and implementing effective systems, strategies and processes, Elisabeth’s expertise has helped organizations increase their performance and profitability. As the Controller for Tunheim, Elisabeth manages day-to-day finance, accounting and administration options. In addition, she leads the human resources department and assists in the hiring and recruiting process.

Prior to Tunheim, Elisabeth worked for NightOwl Global, a professional services company where she oversaw all aspects of financial reporting and operational accounting as well as led the company’s HR department.  She has also held positions with First American Funds and Fortis Financial Group. Not only does she have an impressive professional background, she is a Hennepin County Master Gardener!

 

Ashley Pettingill

Ashley Pettingill

Account Strategist

With a focus in public relations and digital and content strategy, Ashley is passionate about understanding her clients’ needs and helping them communicate their unique stories to their target audience. She brings extensive political field work and research experience to her public affairs and communications work at Tunheim. As an Account Strategist, Ashley adds her creative and strategic perspective to a variety of client partnerships including Calyxt, CaringBridge, and Minnesota Hospital Association. Through ideation, creation, and implementation she guides clients’ on strategy to accomplish their goals across various digital and media efforts. Her method is strategic and leads with a calm focus and attention to detail.

Liz Sheets

Liz Sheets

Chief Marketing Officer

As Chief Marketing Officer, Liz is responsible for Tunheim’s external positioning. With a breadth of experience working with numerous consumer, B2B and nonprofit organizations, Liz combines communications, marketing and digital expertise to strategically position the firm. Liz is adept at quickly understanding client needs, and identifying and aligning with strategy to deliver for clients. She also oversees the digital team, ensuring exceptional work and competency.

Prior to joining Tunheim in 2012, Liz led social media strategy at Spyder Trap and spent a number of years in event marketing at Best Buy, where she focused on product launches, sponsorship activation and localizing brand marketing efforts. Liz started her career in entertainment publicity.

Emmett Coleman

Emmett Coleman

Strategic Partner

Informed by decades of operating in highly regulated and competitive business environments, Emmett Coleman relies on a proactive approach to advocacy informed by the great Wayne Gretzky’s key to success – instead of reacting to the action, determine where the puck is going to be and get there ahead of it. Emmett appreciates that organizations often need to transform their approach to public affairs to successfully shape public policies, find common ground on contested issues and generate opportunities for growth.

Emmett is best when dealing with complex topics, guiding clients with emerging technologies and rapidly developing business interests through traditional public processes that often slow innovation and investment. He offers a unique perspective formed through his experience running government and public affairs within several Fortune 50 technology companies, serving as legislative staff in the U.S. House of Representatives. Emmett understands that alliances are built on trust over time through engagement – and that in building trusting relationships, you create champions that enhance your brand and reputation.

Emmett’s experience includes securing regulatory approval for large acquisitions, complex negotiations, grassroots and legislative advocacy and directing coordination of government affairs, public relations and community investment.

Sandi Scott

Sandi Scott

Senior Account Supervisor

At Tunheim, Sandi helps clients obtain the reputation they deserve.  Whether it is company positioning, communicating with stakeholders, reputation management or managing a crisis, Sandi has a proven track record for helping clients reach the right audience at the right time with the right message.

Understanding that each organization has its own unique challenges, Sandi is a strategic partner that works with clients from global B2B and B2C companies to small nonprofit organizations to develop customized strategies that drive results.

 

Amy Maloney

Amy Maloney

Strategic Partner

With a passion and work ethic that exceeds expectations, Amy Maloney is a public relations professional with over 20 years experience and a proven record of success in media relations, sales and marketing campaigns along with promotional event planning, brand management, internal communications, change management, and social/digital media campaigns.

Amy’s experience with national media outlets is vast and has resulted in everything from celebrity guest bookings on The View, Live with Regis and Kelly and The Ellen Degeneres Show to high profile stories in the USA Today, InStyle Magazine, People, Seventeen Magazine as well as negotiating cover stories with TV Guide and US Weekly.

She also touts a history of successful grassroots and regional campaigns in the contestant searches for “Pyramid with Donnie Osmond,” “The Bachelor/Bachelorette,” “The REAL Gilligan’s Island” as well as a “Live Huge” Bus Tour that was launched in support of ABC Family’s show “Huge” starring Nikki Blonsky.

She prides herself on the ability to build relationships that create opportunities where none may have existed. This commitment led to one of ABC Family’s most successful network initiatives, a pro-social campaign entitled “Delete Digital Drama” in partnership Seventeen Magazine. She also developed partnerships with “Declare Yourself,” “Girls, Inc” and “Do Something” to help bolster the public relations campaigns for ABC Family’s top rated shows.

In part, Amy credits her success to the diversity of her experience having worked at both the agency and corporate level. Having worked on both sides, she is able to navigate her way into finding unique and innovative ways to approach projects in order to maximize reach and achieve creatively driven results.

Recently, Amy worked for Aveda as their Director of International Communications where she worked to ensure that public relations and communications planning for product launches were creatively consistent across the globe. She developed communications toolkits that provided customizable content and materials to be used by each international market. She also managed the communications leads in market to hold them accountable for effective execution.

She also worked at Target as part of their grocery public relations team in their ongoing efforts to raise awareness of Targets fresh food as well as owned brand products. Additionally, she worked on crafting messaging and social media campaigns for their race teams with both Indy and NASCAR. As part of her role there, she also served on the committee that managed the internal communications strategy for a United Way campaign for employees.

Fun fact: Amy is an avid fan of television but recently decided her couch potato tendencies had to change and she has begun a fitness journey with Beachbody to ensure she lives a long life for her autistic son, who was born later in her life. She is also a foodie at heart and enjoys watching Food Network and making meals that are both delicious and healthy.

Susan Eich

Susan Eich

Strategic Partner

Susan Eich strongly believes that effective communications can drive corporate performance. She has more than 30 years of experience in corporate communications, working for some of the most prominent Twin Cities-based companies. Susan understands the pressures and demands of being in a senior communications role inside a company, and how outside counsel can provide value and be a trusted partner.

Susan’s first professional position was in public relations at Honeywell, where she had the fortune to work for and learn from Kathy Tunheim. She also was one of the founding partners of Tunheim Santrizos Co. — known today as Tunheim. She has held senior public relations positions at Target Corporation and Cargill, and most recently was Sleep Number’s senior director of public relations and corporate communications.

Susan’s areas of expertise include corporate and financial communications, investor relations, speechwriting, executive communications, crisis communications, media relations, corporate reputation management and issues management.

Maddie Greene

Maddie Greene

Senior Digital Strategist

Maddie Greene is an experienced digital strategist who joined the team at Tunheim in 2022.

Driven by her love of data, storytelling, and her passion for learning, Maddie prides herself in implementing avant-garde campaigns that make a splash in the everchanging digital landscape.

Her career spans a variety of fields including higher education, college athletics, fitness, retail, food/beverage, public affairs, political campaigns, and non-profits.

When she’s not working at Tunheim or deep in new digital trends and tactics, Maddie enjoys golf, reading, and watching sports including football and hockey. She currently resides in Roseville with her boyfriend, Kyle, and their dog, Leo (and more books than they can count!).

Jack White

Jack White

Account Strategist

Jack White graduated from the University of Minnesota with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a minor in English. After graduating, he interned at USA TODAY’s national outlet, working in its sports department. Then, he worked as a Producer for USA TODAY HSS. Most recently, he was the Managing Editor of Vikings Wire. He also has bylines in the Star Tribune, the Pioneer Press and other outlets.

Rory Coleman

Rory Coleman

Associate

Rory comes to Tunheim with a background in public affairs, having worked in policy research, advocacy, and community engagement on issues ranging from international relations in the Middle East to local climate policy. As an Associate at Tunheim, Rory brings his passion for storytelling to help translate complex issues and big goals into simple, effective messaging.

Prior to Tunheim, Rory worked as a communications intern with MN350 supporting the organization’s climate advocacy efforts by coordinating communication strategy with campaign partners, and crafting messaging for social media, op-eds, podcasts and more.

Jeremy Drucker

Jeremy Drucker

Strategic Partner

Jeremy Drucker is a public affairs consultant based in Minneapolis, MN, where he specializes in strategic communications and media and government relations. He has worked in politics and government in New York City and Minnesota for nearly 15 years, including senior positions with (now) Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, the Minnesota Democratic Party, and former Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton, where he served as a senior health care official for the state’s Medicaid program and the state’s health insurance exchange. In 2014 he served as Communications Director for Governor Dayton’s reelection.

Jeremy works primarily with governments and nonprofits to help them achieve their public policy goals. Since 2018 he has worked for Minnesota Governor Tim Walz’s administration helping the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) pass their legislative agenda and navigate a leadership transition, assisting the Governor’s Children’s Cabinet in launching their agenda, and providing strategic leadership in the Governor’s Office in the early days of the pandemic. He recently assisted Attorney General Keith Ellison’s office with communications during the Chauvin trial. Among his current projects are working to protect Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Wilderness and several state-wide climate initiatives, including Minnesota’s Clean Car Initiative.

Prior to embarking on a career in Public Affairs Jeremy trained to be an English Literature Professor in New York City where his academic work focused on the intersection of political, aesthetic and ethical issues. He received his Master’s degree at the City University of New York (CUNY) and completed his doctoral coursework while teaching English Literature at Hunter College. He is currently the board chair of Minnesota Recovery Connection, a non-profit helping Minnesotans achieve and sustain long-term recovery from substance use disorder, and sits on the Board of Trustees of Mounds Park Academy, a social justice oriented K-12 school in St. Paul, MN.

Lani Jordan

Lani Jordan

Strategic Partner

Lani Jordan has been a Tunheim strategic partner since 2019 and specializes in crisis communication, issues management and strategic communication planning.

Previously she spent three decades as corporate communications director for CHS Inc., the nation’s leading farmer-owned cooperative and a Fortune 200 integrated energy, agriculture supply and grain-based foods company. At CHS, she developed the company’s annual corporate communication strategy, was chief media spokesperson, led crisis communication response, directed environmental, health and safety communication; served as speechwriter for the board and executive management; was responsible for the cooperative’s annual meeting and annual report; managed member-owner and investor relations, and handled a wide range of other communication responsibilities. She is a regular speaker at industry events and author of numerous articles on crisis and strategic communication.

The first decade of her career was spent as a journalist, primarily with United Press International, covering government, politics and breaking news in Michigan and Wisconsin.

Lani serves the American Red Cross Twin Cities chapter as a board member, executive committee member and Outreach Committee chair. She has also shared her extensive experience internationally as a USAID volunteer consultant helping businesses in emerging economies develop strategic communication and marketing plans. She earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Michigan.

Virginia “Ginny” Melvie

Senior Executive Assistant

Even though it often makes her job more difficult, Ginny enjoys making other people’s jobs easier. With an uncanny sense of what needs to be done to keep things running smoothly, she is Tunheim’s petite superhero. Ginny brings to the firm more than 25 years of executive-level support and works directly with our president and CEO.

Prior to joining Tunheim, Ginny was executive assistant to the chief deputy attorney general for the state of Minnesota. She assisted the chief deputy in the day-to-day management of the office and a staff of more than 500 employees, working on both short- and long-term planning for the office. She also was an active participant in the state’s litigation team that worked on what was (and is) considered the single most important piece of litigation to arise from the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office: the tobacco settlement.

Ginny brings a broad range of skills to the firm, having worked in a variety of industries throughout her career, including: corporate, legal, government, boards, nonprofits and political campaigns. Some of her previous political roles have included: state convention delegate, past precinct chair, PAC administrator, and a member of the Alan Page for Justice Committee.

When she’s away from the office, Ginny enjoys watching the Minnesota Twins, reading home décor magazines, dining out and, in the summer, enjoying a strawberry daiquiri with friends.

Arick Wierson

Arick Wierson

Strategic Partner

A six-time Emmy award-winning television producer, Arick Wierson brings extensive global, international, business and communications expertise to Tunheim. Arick is a former deputy commissioner of technology and senior communications advisor to NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg and founder of NYC TV and NYC Media Group, the largest publicly owned broadcast entity in the United States.

Arick is fluent in Spanish and bilingual in Portuguese and English. He is a partner in the MANOVA Summit, the global health and technology summit taking place in Minnesota this October. He is also a contributor to CNN.com, CNBC.com and the New York Observer.