Alexandre Cyusa came to the FM area in the fall of 2010 to attend Concordia College. Originally from Kigali, Rwanda, Cyusa has lived in Switzerland, Ethiopia, Guinea and France. His traveling experiences have helped him in making this world a smaller and simpler place to live in. He currently works for Folkways and is interested in community development and nurturing global citizenship.
Tehven is the co-founder of a digital-media, entrepreneurship company called Emerging Prairie, and is a connector that helps organize TEDxFargo, Startup Weekend Fargo and more. Tehven is also an adjunct Professor at the Offutt School of Business. Each month at Fargo monthly he contributes a startup community spotlight article.
Seifert is a Minnesota native who spent a stint in Bozeman, Mont., and San Diego, Calif., before coming back to the midwest to grow her dream business as a health and lifestyle coach. She is a certified personal trainer, certified nutrition and lifestyle coach and runs her own health coaching business.
Hayes is a court of masters certified sommelier. He’s the assistant food and beverage director and sommelier at the Fargo Country Club.
Nikki Berglund is a Fargo native and the owner of Luna Fargo, a local neighborhood restaurant specializing in casual upscale comfort food using fresh and local flavors and ingredients whenever possible. She is also the third generation to operate her family liquor store, Bernie’s Wines and Liquors. Berglund’s work-related passions include good wine, good cheese and good food. She has passed her Level One Sommelier Certification with the intention of becoming a Level Two Certified Sommelier in the near future. She is also currently studying to become a Certified Cheese Professional, aka a “cheese monger.”
C. J. English
C. J. English is a Fargo native and the author of the Amazon Kindle Best Selling Weight Loss book, “WTF am I Supposed to Eat?” She can be found locally at Rejuv Medical Aesthetic Clinic, where she offers private coaching for weight loss and wellness. English’s breakout memoir “AFFAIRYTALE,” debuted at No. 1 on Amazon Kindle in Diaries and Journals in 2015.