Our Culture

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What do you get when you mix a group of talented marketers, creatives, and web developers, put them in a bright (orange) modern office space, and give them the freedom and tools to design, build, write, analyze, and optimize to their heart’s content? Magic, people, that’s what you get - MAGIC. This is The Digital Ring - we’re a small crew doing big things. We prioritize getting sh*t done and doing it well, and we pride ourselves on being some of the best in our industry. We love each other, we love what we do, and we’d love to get to know you. Learn a little more about our culture below.

OUR CORE VALUES

PASSION. PASSION FOR WHAT YOU DO. PASSION FOR WHERE YOU ARE. PASSION FOR WHO WE WORK WITH

LEARNING. WE NEVER KNOW IT ALL; WE CAN ALWAYS IMPROVE. LEARN SOMETHING NEW AND PASS THAT TO OTHERS

INNOVATION. NEVER BE FEARFUL TO SUGGEST NEW IDEAS, BREAKTHROUGH CONCEPTS ALWAYS PUSH US TO BE BETTER

TRANSPARENCY. WE VALUE HONESTY AND INTEGRITY AND OUR PARTNERS DO TOO.

OWN IT. WE TAKE PRIDE IN OUR WORK AND KNOW YOU DO, TOO.

HAVE FUN. NO ONE EVER GETS OUT OF LIFE ALIVE. LET'S MAKE OUR WORKPLACE AS ENJOYABLE AS POSSIBLE

Dan Podell |
Technical Strategist

Favorite place to eat?

"To eat drink? Funk Factory Guezeria, Karben 4, Ale Asylum"

Jimmy Penlesky |
Developer

Do you believe in aliens?

"If aliens believe in us, then yes."

Matt Kemp |
Partner

What magical power would you want to have?

"Bring back the dead."

Karen Koeble |
Account Executive

What is your favorite office supply?

"Dongles!"

Nate Finch |
Vice President of Development

Are you spring, summer, fall, or winter? Why?

"Fall, for sure! Finally — I’m not sweating all over the place, can comfortably wear shorts and sandals with a hoodie, and can really enjoy the outdoors in all its glory!"

Catherine Goslin |
Account Coordinator

Who would be the star in your autobiographical movie?

"I'd go with Sandra Bullock, but only if it's Miss Congeniality Sandra... Or Cardi B."

Gretta Voss |
Account Manager

What era would you time travel to if you could?

"The roaring twenties!"

Mark Tolsted |
Director of Art

What did you want to be when you grew up?

"The first thing I can recall wanting to be was a cowboy. I would ride my bouncy horse and sing John Denver’s Thank God I’m a Country Boy."

Chris Meinholz |
Developer

What's your spirit animal?

"A squirrel eating an egg roll. "

Kelly Meyer |
Director of Digital Operations

What’s your biggest pet peeve?

"People who don't signal when they change lanes, merge or turn."

Alex David |
Account Manager

What fictional place would you like to visit?

"Dunder Mifflin Scranton with the caveat that Michael Scott is the Regional Manager."

Nicole Ledoda |
Account Executive

If you were a crayon, what color would you be?

"Firecracker Red. It encompasses my personality and my Badger pride. "

Haley Young |
Account Coordinator

Where’s your favorite place in the world?

"Redwood National Park, but pretty much any national park is a close second!"

Jared Staege |
Account Lead

Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, or Slytherin?

"I would say Hufflepuff, since my top values match the house values: dedication, patience, and loyalty - just like my guy Cedric Diggory (RIP)."

Nick Ring |
Partner

If you woke up tomorrow as an animal, what animal would you be and why?

"You realize this is a really hard question for me, right? So many to choose from! I'd probably say a butterfly. Typically in this world you only get one life. Wouldn't it be fun to have two?"

Jenna Hillmer |
Account Executive

What's your favorite swear word?

"I would have to say f*ck because it can be used in so many different ways. Versatility is everything when it comes to cursing."

Jack Morrison |
Account Manager

What was the funniest moment in your life?

"Once upon a time, I hit myself in the face while playing tetherball. I guess I didn't keep my eye on the ball. Dumb, I know."

Caitlin Reiff |
Content Strategist

Where in the world is Carmen San Diego?

"She's stuck in the 90's like the hopes and dreams of millennials immobilized by crippling student loan debt."

Belinda Yunek |
Director of Art

Any secret talents?

"I can pick things up with my toes - my daughter thinks it's hilarious!"

Mason Kemp |
Partner

If you could be born into history as any famous person who would it be and why?

"Nikola Tesla: He had the power (get it) to change the entire world as we know it by using his brain rather than money."

Molly Coplan |
Account Executive

Top three items on your bucket list. Go!

"1) Go to a taping of the Ellen DeGeneres show. 2) Be a seat filler at a major awards show. 3) Take a cooking class in Italy."

Josh Jurrens |
Vice President of Paid Digital

What’s the best type of cheese?

"Cheese is like whiskey or wine - the best cheese is the one that's in front of you. I'm from Wisconsin so there is no such thing as a bad cheese."