Jon Kram - General Manager | email@example.com
Jon is the General Manager with the Fargo Force hockey organization. Prior to stepping in as the General Manager for the Force, Jon was a District Team Leader for Target Corporation, in Waukesha, WI. He was a part of the Target Corporation for 14 years. Jon has been with the Fargo Force since September 2010.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree of Business Administration from Moorhead State University, Moorhead, MN, and an Associate of Arts degree from North Dakota State College of Science, Wahpeton, ND. He is originally from Langdon, ND. He and his wife, Peggy, and their two children will be making their home in the Fargo area. Jon and his family enjoy the outdoors and are excited to be back in the Fargo area.
Brian Knudson – Graphic Communications Manager | firstname.lastname@example.org
Brian graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead in May 2009 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Graphic Communications with emphasis in Multimedia. He has a background in web design, digital design & production, and experience with video editing. Brian has been with the team since May of 2009. He produces graphics for web, print, email and in game graphics for Fargo Force. Brian also manages the Fargo Force’s social networks.
Brian was born and raised in Grand Forks, ND. He has been involved with hockey since the age of 10 and is an avid fan. When free time is available he spends time with family and friends. Brian’s favorite sports teams are the Minnesota Vikings, Minnesota Twins, New Jersey Devils, Fighting Sioux, and of course Fargo Force.
Whitney Baumgartner – Media & Community Relations Manager | email@example.com
Whitney began as an intern for the team in August 2008 during their inaugural season and has been a part of the organization ever since. She coordinates all special events and manages all media and community relations. Whitney is also in charge of the marketing efforts for game night promotions.
Whitney graduated from Concordia College in May 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Marketing and Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations. Whitney’s favorite hockey team (besides the Fargo Force) is the Vancouver Canucks. During the off-season, she likes to spend time with family and friends and enjoys time out at the lake.
Trevor Christiansen - Season Ticket Sales Manager | firstname.lastname@example.org
Trevor graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies with minors in Business and Leadership. During his senior year he was the Box Office/Ticket Sales intern with the Fargo Force during the 2010-2011 season.
He is originally from Valley City, ND where he bled blue and white as a Hi-Liner. He comes from a family of five with two sisters. Besides being involved with hockey, he is also a fan of basketball, baseball, and football. In the summer time there is no greater enjoyment for him than spending time with friends and family at the lake and playing a little softball.
Amanda graduated from North Dakota State University in 2010 with a major in Public Relations and Advertising with minors in Management Communication and Psychology. She manages Top Shelf, the official store of the Fargo Force.
Amanda grew up in West Fargo and has lived in the Fargo-West Fargo area all her life, but has also enjoyed traveling around the world to Germany, Austria, Amsterdam, Cambodia, China, and Thailand. She also works for Metro Sports Foundation and enjoys teaching dance in her free time.
Eddie Hagberg - Box Office Manager | email@example.com
Eddie is new to the Fargo Force family this season as the Box Office Manager. He is a Minnesota State Mankato graduate, and comes from the Minneapolis, MN area. Eddie comes to us after interning two seasons with the Minnesota Vikings marketing department. Outside of work he enjoys playing sports and the outdoors.
Dorian Nelson – Billet Coordinator | firstname.lastname@example.org
Dorian has been with the Force since the beginning as the administrative assistant to the coaching staff. During the team’s second season she added billet coordinator to her title. Dorian works closely with the coaches, players, billets and parents to make sure everyone stays informed on what the team is doing. Being a hockey mom for over 20 years, she has a true passion for the players to achieve success both on and off the ice.
Dorian, her husband Randy, and their children, Nicole, Brandon, and Gabby are avid sports fans as Nicole played D-1 hockey at Mercyhurst, Brandon plays D-2 football at MSUM, and Gabby is playing youth hockey and softball. Dorian’s favorite things include sharing time with family and friends and of course, nothing beats family game night!