Meet Our Team

We are content strategists. Content creators. Content marketers.

MSP-C values attracting and retaining the right people to make it all happen. We can say we have 175 of the best and brightest on our roster. We are writers, editors and designers. We are production experts and digital strategists. We are user experience gurus, analytics and insights experts and media junkies.

And we can't wait to get to work for you.

Gary Johnson

Gary Johnson

President

A consummate curator and digester of digital and content industry trends, Gary has been at the helm of MSP Communications since 1978, overseeing the creation and execution of more than 225 print and digital titles and platforms.

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Jayne Haugen Olson

Jayne Haugen Olson

Vice President of Content

As a 20-year veteran of the agency, Jayne is the editor-in-chief of Delta Sky magazine and the editorial director of Mpls.St.Paul Magazine. She guides the work of 70 content creators in editorial and design who develop content for 15 proprietary publications, as well as a growing digital team producing more than 7,500 content assets reaching more than 150 million consumers each year.

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Kevin Dunn

Kevin Dunn

Vice President, Digital Director

Kevin has 35 years of publishing, advertising sales, marketing and digital experience. His 27-year tenure with MSP spans roles as publisher, director of sales and marketing on Mpls.St.Paul Magazine and, for the past eight years, director of digital media for MSP Communications and MSP-C. 

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Deborah Hopp

Deborah Hopp

Vice President of Publishing

Deb oversees the revenue-producing department of MSP Communications’ owned properties—Mpls.St.Paul Magazine and Twin Cities Business. Through MSP-C, she also provides custom and digital publishing services to more than 20 local and national companies. 

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Deborah Carver

Deborah Carver

Director of Digital Strategy

With a background in B2B publishing, analytics and SEO, Deborah delivers critical insight to MSP’s data-driven approach to client digital content projects. Her experience includes creation of enterprise-level healthcare, wellness and B2B digital content strategies, editorial and activation calendars, SEO analysis and implementations and performance reports.

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Doug Rock

Doug Rock

Associate Director of Digital Director and Publisher, MSP TechMedia

Doug leads MSP’s TechMedia and B2B teams and has been covering the high-tech industry since 1992. Prior to moving to MSP in 2002, Doug worked for IBM for six years, managing magazine publishing for the company’s server division.

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Kate Rogers

Kate Rogers

Content Director

As a content director, Kate oversees a team of 17 embedded MSP editors and creatives to produce an industry-leading content marketing program for a Fortune 500 consumer packaged goods company. In addition, she leads content marketing efforts for MSP’s Miracle-Ear account. 

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David Burda

David Burda

Editorial Director, Healthcare Strategies

Dave is the chief healthcare subject matter expert for MSP. He collaborates with editorial teams to conceive and create content for leading healthcare industry organizations and corporations. He’s a recognized healthcare industry figure, journalist, thought leader and public speaker.

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Mike Kooiman

Mike Kooiman

Art Director

Mike brings more than 15 years of experience in graphic design to MSP. His expertise bridges the gap between traditional design and interactive content, producing high-quality, innovative solutions for a variety of Fortune 500 companies and other clients.

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Mary Authier

Mary Authier

Vice President of Manufacturing and Delivery Systems

Frank Sisser

Frank Sisser

Vice President of Project Management

John Bienias

John Bienias

Vice President of Finance and Administration

Laura McCarthy

Laura McCarthy

Director of Client Services & Strategic Growth

Molly Bennett

Molly Bennett

Content Director

Evelyn Hoover

Evelyn Hoover

Content Director

Bret Ryan

Bret Ryan

Art Director

Rebecca Rowland

Rebecca Rowland

Content Director

Brian Johnson

Brian Johnson

Creative Director

Sarah Elbert

Sarah Elbert

Content Director

Erin Madsen

Erin Madsen

Content Director