About Us

Adaptive is a modern branding & design studio located in Minneapolis and Fargo, ND.

We believe people buy from people, not companies. By communicating person-to-person, even when it’s business-to-business, we help you create an emotional connection with your customers.

Adaptive Studio
Minneapolis, MN | Fargo, ND

Eric Dallmann

Creative Director

Eric is an experienced art director with a history of branding, marketing, and creative successes. He has worked with a broad spectrum of brands from Panera Bread and Annies Organic to Essentia Health, Dakota Magic Casino, and many others.

Eric loves the strategic and problem solving parts of the creative process.

Scott Wagendorf

Content Director

Over the course of his career Scott has successfully navigated among traditional print, TV, radio, out-of-home and digital media. His direct, collaborative approach has helped dozens of brands solve problems and leverage opportunities with clear, concise, and at times unorthodox, messaging.

Prior to joining Adaptive Studios, Scott was lead copywriter at Oxygen network and Nickelodeon while living in New York City. He was also instrumental in developing strategy and messaging for brands, including: American Express TRS, Anthropologie & Calvin Klein Cosmetics and worked on the breakthrough LGBTQ campaign for Subaru.

Nathan Riebel

Graphic Design Intern

Having recently completed his studies and training at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Nathan is a curious yet meticulous designer in the early stages of his design career. He excels at producing diverse digital and printed branded solutions, with a secret weapon—motion design. His approach is highly audience-centric, and focuses on crafting high-impact design concepts that transform into polished, practical, and occasionally clever solutions tailored to reach the right target audience. You can learn more about Nathan and view his work at nathanriebel.design

Jon Savitt

Copy Writer

Jon is an award-winning writer, comedian, brand strategist, and agency founder. With 10+ years of advertising and creative writing experience, he has been featured in national and local outlets including TIME, The Washington Post, NBC News, MTV, College Humor, Funny or Die, Star Tribune, and more. He regularly speaks at events around the country and has also appeared on shows such as WCCO News, KSTP’s ‘Minnesota Live’, HuffPost Live, and MPR. With Jon’s strategic mind and quick-witted humor, he provides perfect ammunition for some extra creative firepower. You can learn more about Jon and his work at www.jonsavittwrites.com