In each of our proposals, we include bios of each of us, so potential clients can get to know us! We realized we haven’t introduced our team (which has changed over the years), on our blog in awhile.

So without further ado, meet our team!

Noah Kupcho

Noah Kupcho has what we call ‘a good eye.’ A designer at heart and self-taught videographer, Noah is our lead creative for all visual storytelling, animation, and web design. When not making videos for fun, you can find Noah climbing a rock somewhere, or road tripping with his wife Brooke and dog Zia.

What’s your favorite FM “hidden gem”?
“The tiny but cozy rock wall at the Schlossman Y.”

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
“I wanted to be a professional skateboarder.” (*insert kickflip here)

What’s your favorite blog or app?
Distiller

Jayme Jackson

Jayme Jackson is a Hoosier by roots and came to beautiful Fargo by way of Dallas, Texas. Jayme is our Senior ProjectManager and her favorite thing to do is get To-Do lists To-Done (when she’s not hanging out with her dog Paddington).

What’s your favorite FM “hidden gem”?
“My favorite hidden gem is Red River Coffee in South Fargo. It’s super cute – local and very cozy. Not to mention, love their pastries and coffee.”

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
“I wanted to be a ballerina!”

What’s your favorite blog or app?
Spotify – it’s probably one of my most used apps!

Marisa Jackels

Marisa Jackels has been a storyteller since she could scribble with crayons. Today, she still gets to tell stories with Tellwell through written pieces, video editing, podcasts, and social media content. A native of Southern California, Marisa came to Fargo-Moorhead to be a Cobber and stayed for the hotdish.

What’s your favorite FM “hidden gem”?
“Teaberry”

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
“Author + Illustrator for kids books!”

What’s your favorite blog or app?
App – Loopimal (lol), Blog – The Skimm!

Max Kringen

Max Kringen is a strategist, idea guy, and educator. His background is in digital marketing, content strategy, social media strategy, and execution in healthcare, emerging media, and education. Since starting his first web design company as an eighth grader in Enderlin, ND, Max has always had a passion for using creative work to make a positive impact on the world.

What’s your favorite FM “hidden gem”?
“Sons of Norway lunch. From the lovely volunteers, to the home cooked food, and handmade pie, it’s one of the best. And it’s the Kringen lodge.”

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
“I saw myself as a radio personality or a photographer.”

What’s your favorite blog or app?
Bricks n Balls or Shine app!

Grace Bateman

Grace Bateman is our Swiss Army Knife of productivity. As a project manager, community manager, content creator, and all-around lover of social, Grace keeps the team on track while strategizing with clients to create the best solution for their needs. Grace is a native of Park Rapids, MN, a Cobber, and has a knack for catching walleye.

What’s your favorite FM “hidden gem”?
“Well, I wouldn’t say they’re ‘hidden’, but my favorites are Wurst and Junkyard!

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
“I REALLY wanted to become a taxidermist.”

What’s your favorite blog or app?
This is really basic, but Instagram… (#noshame)

Aaron Tollefson

Aaron Tollefson is a storyteller through design. He thrives at turning strategic ideas into design layouts and turning information and data into a visually compelling piece. A native of Minnewaken, ND, the Bison drew him to Fargo and the amazing community made him stay. Ask him anything about Fargo trivia and he’ll likely know the answer.

What’s your favorite FM “hidden gem”?
“My new favorite gem is Brewhalla but my all time favorite would be The Shack on Broadway.

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
“Paleontologist! I was dead set on it after watching Jurassic Park for the first time.”

What’s your favorite blog or app?
“My favorite app is Inforum Now – I check the local happenings 4-5 times a day.”

Jared Hineman

Jared Hineman rounds out the video team with his skills in videography, drone piloting, and video editing, as well as spearheading Tellwell’s business development. When he’s not creating new content or dreaming up business ventures, you can often find him biking, surfing, wakeboarding, snowboarding, and other forms of ‘shredding’ — or snuggling with his pup, Hobbs.

What’s your favorite FM “hidden gem”?
Gooseberry bike trails

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
“Garbage Man”

What’s your favorite blog or app?
Cash App (@jaredhineman)”

If anything in this blog prompted you, get in touch! We’d love to get to know you better.

Thanks for reading,

Team Tellwell

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Author Grace Bateman

Grace is our Swiss Army Knife of productivity. As a project manager, community manager, content creator, and all-around lover of social, Grace keeps the team on track while strategizing with clients to create the best solution for their needs. Grace is a native of Park Rapids, MN, a Cobber, and has a knack for catching walleye.

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