Our Team

Meet the Avid Hawk team.

Ryan Hafey

Ryan Hafey

Ryan is the Managing Member of Avid Hawk LLC. He is a strategic marketer, entrepreneur, and web developer with a secondary love of many areas related to computer science. He is a firm believer in continuing education and has almost two decades of combined experience in marketing, sales, and website development. He has a degree in marketing & sales management, a certificate in client-side programming, and a diploma in computer graphic art. In his spare time, he enjoys hanging out with his family, reading, various outdoor activities, and occasionally watching movies.

Sharleen

Sharleen Wipf

Sharleen is a Marketing & Design Specialist. She is extremely talented in the graphic arts. She has been doodling and sketching since a very young age and has always enjoyed design. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Digital Media and Design from Dakota Wesleyan University, emphasizing in both graphic and web design, along with a minor in business marketing. Sharleen brings a wide array of skills in graphic design, front-end web development, social media marketing, and more. In her spare time, she enjoys detailed pen drawing, photography, fourwheeling, being outdoors, spending time with her family, and reading pretty much anything she can get her hands on. She is a big Harry Potter fan, and her favorite design elements are typography and vintage designs.

Debra

Debra Hafey

Debra is the Assistant Manager of the company. She is an organized and results driven professional. Currently, she primarily manages the books & invoicing of the company, however, she also provides management and office support as needed. She earned her bachelor's degree from Northern State University, her degree in Medical Administration Secretary Technology from Minnesota State Community and Technical College, and has earned numerous other degrees and certificates. In her spare time, she enjoys relaxing with her family, taking her three boys to the zoo, and walking the family's springer spaniel. She also enjoys listening to audiobooks, cooking, baking, and a good cup of coffee.

Debra's Educational Background

Northern State University, Aberdeen, SD:

  • Bachelor of General Studies (Allied Health, Education, Social Science areas of emphasis)

Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Moorhead, MN:

  • Associate of Applied Science in Medical Administrative Secretary Technology
  • Certificate in Medical Transcription
  • Certificate in Medical Billing and Insurance

Dakota College at Bottineau – Valley City Site, Valley City, ND:

  • Associate of Science Degree in Liberal Arts
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing

We would also like to thank the Independent Contractors who help us throughout the year. We appreciate all your hard work.

About Avid Hawk LLC

We are a creative marketing company based in De Smet, SD (located between Huron, SD and Brookings, SD on hwy. 14) that specializes in website development, graphic design, & digital marketing services. Local service area includes most of South Dakota and North Dakota.

What People Are Saying

"We are extremely impressed with Ryan's continued creativity, resourcefulness and dependability."
- Mary Ann

Contact Info

108 US Hwy. 14 W.
PO Box 470
De Smet, SD

Phone: 605-854-1155
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