Emerging Prairie is excited to welcome Avery Nelson to the team! Avery joins us as our Marketing and Communications Coordinator, he will help assist the Grand Farm, Startup Programs, and Emerging Digital Academy teams!


Read more below about why Avery is excited to join the EP team!



Tell us a little bit about you!

I grew up in Newcastle, Wyoming, but moved to Fargo 3 years ago. My fiancée grew up in Moorhead, so when she graduated college we moved to be close to her family. I like photography, hiking, and spending time with my friends and family.


What college did you attend? What was your major?

I am majoring in Digital Media Management with a minor and an emphasis in Graphic Design at MSUM.



What’s one activity that energizes you?

Spending time in nature!


If you could take a 30 day, all expense paid vacation, where or how would you spend your time?

I would go to the Black Hills, I can’t spend enough time there.


Do you have a favorite book or movie?

My favorite movie is Top Gun.


What’s your favorite part about living in the FM area? What’s your favorite hidden gem that Fargo has to offer?

I like the community of Fargo, it has a small town feel. It’s not hidden, but under appreciated, the library.


Tell us one random fact about yourself!

had an extra bone in my foot!


Why are you excited to work for Emerging Prairie?

I am excited to be so involved and hands on with the community.


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Carly Pfennig

Carly Pfennig is from Bismarck, North Dakota currently studying at Minnesota State University of Moorhead for both Communications and Marketing. Carly is very passionate about forming connections within both the community as well as being the helping hand for people in need!