Someone appreciated by clients and creatives?


Linda, top center, with colleagues from our Grand Forks office. Clockwise around her are Elizabeth Hansen, Mary Schieve and Aimee Sugden.

Linda, top center, with colleagues from our Grand Forks office. Clockwise around her are Elizabeth Hansen, Mary Schieve and Aimee Sugden.

When we do things right, our work connects clients to their customers. But even before that, someone has to ensure our clients relate to our creative team–and vice versa.

Account Manager Linda Muus, based in our SimmonsFlint Grand Forks office, has the rare appreciation of her clients—and our creative staff members. She takes care of clients in developing plans and tactics geared to their success. And she will present nearly every concept from our creative team, given the right rationale.

“I also read and research news from our own industry as well as individual clients’ industries,” Linda says. That knowledge and expertise helps clients succeed. Linda has particular expertise in health care, and spent part of her career as a nursing home administrator. She’s maintained her nursing home administration license, which keeps her updated in that industry, too.

Those lucky enough to work with Linda also appreciate her self-described OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder) for organization. Need an email from three years ago, long-lost file or detailed client meeting notes? Lucky for you, Linda has it.

Her other self-described work duties: “Email a lot. Unjam the copier. Keep the fridge stocked with Diet Coke.” No wonder we all appreciate Linda!

OCD is good for the arts

Away from the office, Linda’s family is a priority. She and her husband Charlie have two grown children. She also serves on the North Valley Arts Council Board of Directors. They appreciate her leadership, vision and attention to detail.

“I am enjoying how the Greater Grand Forks community is growing in opportunities for artists and the town is reaping the rewards of great events and galleries,” she explains.

Shameless Pinterest interest

“At home, I love to work on home improvement projects, garden, landscape, bake, read blogs and magazines and I’m not embarrassed to say I spend countless hours on Pinterest. Most recently I took up refinishing furniture and tiling. Oh, I love reading cookbooks, too,” Linda says.

We all reap her interest in baking and cookbook-reading. If you stop by the Grand Forks office, you will, too, since there’s frequently a Linda creation in the break room.

Until you see her in person (and indulge in her cooking and baking), follow Linda on Twitter and connect with her on LinkedIn.

Get to know a Flintster: Q + A with Linda!

What’s your dream job? Working with senior citizens or as a test cook for new recipes

What was your first job? KarmelKorn in Minot’s Town & Country Mall

What did it teach you? How to make great popcorn balls and how to change out a CO2 tank

What’s the best advice you ever got? Don’t put the key to your happiness in someone else’s pocket

What sound do you love? Loons singing at the lake

What scent do you love? Lavender, fresh baked anything, vanilla and lemon

What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten? A VooDoo Donut with Captain Crunch cereal on it

Tell us about a unique or quirky habit of yours. I have to organize everything. Nothing can be out of place. I may be OCD.

What is something you’ve learned in the last week? How to convert Farenheit to Celsius (if it’s above zero degrees)

What is your favorite kind of sandwich? Egg salad with lettuce on white

If you could have a super power, what would it be? Being two places at once

What is your favorite blog? I follow about 30 blogs, but a few of my favorites are: Primitive & Proper, Young House Love, The Small Things Blog and Confessions of a Pioneer Woman

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