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. WE’RE PASSIONATE ABOUT OUR WORK AND WE'RE FULLY COMMITTED TO THE SUCCESS OF OUR CLIENTS.

LEARNING. WE ABIDE BY AN “ALWAYS LEARNING” MENTALITY. WE CONSTANTLY CHALLENGE OURSELVES TO IMPROVE AND GROW.

INNOVATION. WE EMBRACE NEW IDEAS AND WE PUSH THE ENVELOPE. WE'RE ALWAYS SEEKING BETTER, MORE EFFICIENT SOLUTIONS.

TRANSPARENCY. WE'RE OPEN AND HONEST WITH EVERYONE WHO STEPS THROUGH OUR DOOR.

OWNERSHIP. WE OWN OUR WORK AND WE OWN OUR MISTAKES. WE HOLD OURSELVES ACCOUNTABLE.

FUN. WE STRIVE TO MAKE OUR WORKPLACE ENGAGING AND ENJOYABLE.

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Mark Tolsted
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."

Molly Coplan
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."

Nate Finch
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!"

Gretta Voss
Gretta Voss |
Senior Account Coordinator

What era would you time travel to if you could?

"The roaring twenties!"

Mikaela Gardner
Mikaela Gardner |
Intern, Paid Digital

If you could eat only one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?

"Definitely pizza - It’s the only food you can have both hot or cold and for any meal (pizza for breakfast = the best!)"

Caitlin Reiff
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."

Matt Kemp
Matt Kemp |
Partner

What magical power would you want to have?

"Bring back the dead."

Kayla Geiwitz
Kayla Geiwitz |
Manager, Paid Digital

If you were a city, which city would you be and why?

"New Orleans! 'Because it's crazy, borderline dysfunctional, permissive, shabby — because it look like nowhere else.' -Anthony Bourdain "

Haley Young
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!"

Jack Morrison
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."

Nick Ring
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?"

Jimmy Penlesky
Jimmy Penlesky |
Developer

Do you believe in aliens?

"If aliens believe in us, then yes."

Mason Kemp
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."

Belinda Yunek
Belinda Yunek |
Director of Art

Any secret talents?

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

Catherine Goslin
Catherine Goslin |
Account Executive

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."

Jared Staege
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)."

Josh Jurrens
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."

Alex David
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."

Chris Meinholz
Chris Meinholz |
Lead Developer

What's your spirit animal?

"A squirrel eating an egg roll. "

Karen Koeble
Karen Koeble |
Account Executive

What is your favorite office supply?

"Dongles!"

Dan Podell
Dan Podell |
Technical Strategist

Favorite place to eat?

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

Emily McGuire
Emily McGuire |
Senior Account Coordinator

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

"I would be Jazzberry Jam because it has an awesome name and pink is such a happy color!"