Meet the Avid Hawk Team.
Our team has the education and experience to offer unique solutions and help provide our clients the professional image they need. We are constantly striving to improve our knowledge to keep up-to-date with the latest trends.
Founder & Managing Member
Ryan is the Founder & Managing Member of Avid Hawk LLC. He is a strategic marketer, entrepreneur, web developer, and photographer 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. In his spare time, he enjoys hanging out with his family, reading, various outdoor activities, and occasionally watching movies.
Degrees & Certifications:
Alexandria Technical and Community College
- Associate in Applied Science in Marketing & Sales Management
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- Certificate of Professional Development in Client-Side Web Programming.
In recognition of completion of the O'Reilly School of Technology Client-Side Web Programming Certificate Series.
- Digital Photography Certificate
Debra is the Administrative 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. In her spare time, she enjoys a good cup of coffee, relaxing with her family, listening to audiobooks, cooking, and walking the family's springer spaniel.
Degrees & Certifications:
Northern State University
- Bachelor of General Studies (Allied Health, Education, Social Science areas of emphasis)
Minnesota State Community and Technical College
- Associate of Applied Science in Medical Administrative Secretary Technology
- Certificate in Medical Transcription
- Certificate in Medical Billing and Insurance
Dakota College at Bottineau
- Associate of Science Degree in Liberal Arts
- Certificate in Practical Nursing
Office & Creative Assistant
Shannon is our Office & Creative Assistant. She is a talented photographer who is currently pursuing a business and photography degree from Lake Area Technical College. Shannon helps the Avid Hawk team with photo shoots, editing, and various office/marketing tasks. In her spare time, she enjoys going to the gym, horseback riding, playing guitar, and reading.
Event & Creative Specialist
Ela is our Event & Creative Specialist. She is currently attending Lake Area Technical College and pursuing an entrepreneurship & photography degree. Ela helps the Avid Hawk team with photo shoots, events, various creative tasks, and the overall marketing effort. In her spare time she enjoys taking pictures, hiking, boating, walking her dog, and watching an occasional movie.