The Team Behind the List

Minnesota 500 was expertly crafted by Greenspring Media’s team of editors and designers. Collectively, our entire team has more than 150 years of publishing and project management experience—more than half of which have been right here in the Twin Cities.

EDITORIAL TEAM

DESIGN TEAM

Alesha Taylor

Alesha Taylor

Editor of Custom Publications, Greenspring Media

As Greenspring’s Editor of Custom Publications, Alesha works collaboratively with clients and our staff of talented editors, art directors, and sales reps to ensure all custom and core 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 sessions in order to provide our clients and partners with compelling, engaging content.

Kate Lawless

Kate Lawless

Associate Editor, Greenspring Media

In college and through internships, Kate discovered her passion for magazine writing and hasn’t looked back since. As an Associate Editor on Greenspring’s Custom Editorial team, she contributes her journalism and strategic communications skills to our core and custom publications, including Twin Cities Guest Guide, Real Food, and Minnesota Monthly.

Kathryn Saffell

Kathryn Saffell

Production Designer, Greenspring Media

As Greenspring Media’s Graphic Designer, Kathryn lends her creativity to projects across all departments and mediums. With her background in print media, Kathryn feels at home designing and collaborating with the talented creatives on Greenspring’s editorial, art, and marketing teams. She works with editors and clients to create layouts for editorial and advertorial content in Minnesota MonthlyMidwest Home, and a variety of custom products. Kathryn also coordinates with the Greenspring sales team to create quality, customized ad design that best reflects a client’s brand and mission to our audience, and she helps bring events to life with informational print materials, graphics, and wayfinding.

Tonya Sutfin

Tonya Sutfin

Creative Director, Greenspring Media

Greenspring Media’s Creative Director brings more than 25 years of editorial design experience to our team. Rooted in the Midwest, with a stint in California, she finds inspiration everywhere and in turn has produced a long list of publications in the B2B, custom, and newsstand industries. From idea creation to the page, Tonya has held every role in the design process and has complete understanding and ongoing passion for visually telling stories. It’s that simple. Her current roster includes art direction and design of Minnesota Monthly and Midwest Home as well as leading our team of talented designers.

Leadership

Tammy Galvin

Tammy Galvin

Publisher, Greenspring Media

Tammy 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. She works closely with key stakeholders to determine high-level goals and measurable deliverables for all of Greenspring’s partners.