Molly and Tiger

Molly Nutting

Technology Director & Founder

Molly has been developing websites professionally since 2005. Before starting Us Creative Works with Erika, she spent 4 years as a Developer at Gorton Studios and 6 years at the helm of her own successful Drupal development shop. Molly enjoys making technically complex sites that feel effortless.

Erika and Bear

Erika Stenrick

Creative Director & Founder

Erika has been a web designer, UX specialist and strategist (with an emphasis on nonprofits) for over 15 years. She is passionate about designing websites that support the common good and making things people actually want to use. In a former life, Erika worked for Public Television where she was an Associate Producer on multiple documentaries and websites, including 2 Emmy- award winning productions.

Emma Appleman

Emma Appleman

Project Manager

Emma comes to Us Creative Works after spending a decade at a Minnesota nonprofit working on programs, communications, and digital marketing. Recently receiving her MBA with a focus in digital marketing, she is excited to merge her passions by helping mission-driven organizations effortlessly create and deliver effective digital experiences.

Lynn at hockey game

Lynn Winter

Content Strategy

For over 17 years, Lynn has been managing people, projects and processes in the digital space. She works directly with agencies who focus on nonprofits utilizing open source technologies such as Drupal and WordPress. She believes in lean, collaborative processes that puts the user and organization first. She specializes in information architecture, user testing, content strategy and project management. She is happiest when surrounded by nice, passionate people that make her laugh. 

Tim Running

Tim Lupfer


Tim's career as a professional web developer began as a nine­-year-­old tinkering with the family 486. It would be another twenty years before he turned that into a payday. However, love for technology and problem solving eventually led to a career as a freelance web developer, with a focus on connecting complex data to simple, elegant interfaces. In his spare time, he develops athlete tracking software for his other hobby, ultrarunning.

Les Lim

Les Lim


Les is a senior-level Drupal engineer and an entry-level dad. A former speech and debate coach, Les began his development career writing tournament administration software, and still goes home to Michigan every year to help run their statewide finals. He is an active speaker in the Drupal community and a former lead organizer for Twin Cities Drupal Camp.

Vidya and Kitty

Vidya Neni

Support Manager

Vidya has a dual background in information technology and law. Prior to Us Creative Works, she worked with a wide array of nonprofits in a variety of professional and volunteer roles. Consequently, she has first-hand experience tackling the challenges and objectives of mission-driven organizations. Vidya is dedicated to using digital technology to help nonprofits realize their goals, and is experienced with helping them navigate that journey.  

Danna Qamhieh

Danna Qamhieh


Danna is a recent graduate from the University of Minnesota with experience in web development and UI design. She enjoys creating functional and innovative websites by using her technical skills to help nonprofit organizations do their best work. Outside of development, she spends her time rock climbing both indoors and out.

Erin Gibbons

Erin Gibbons

Brand Identity Consultant

Erin is a trusted Us Creative partner who knows how to choose just the right elements for logo & brand development. She educates her clients on the design process, becoming a true partner and not just a vendor. With 20 years of professional graphic design experience, she has worked with clients ranging from higher education, the nonprofit sector, publishing and more.