Meet the local contributors for our Fargo Monthly magazine!

Alex Cyusa

Alexandre Cyusa
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.

Joe Brunner

Joe Brunner
South Fargo native Joe Brunner is the co-owner and executive chef at Fargo dining staple Mezzaluna.

Fargo Monthly Contributor Ashley Morken

Ashley Morken
Ashley Morken is the owner of Unglued, a modern handmade gift shop featuring over 300 local and regional makers in downtown Fargo. She also a founding member of the Creative Mornings Fargo committee.

Melissa Rademacher
President of Downtown Community Partnership, Melissa Rademacher is a Fargo native and graduate of North Dakota State University and Fargo South. She has a passion and history of success in Downtown Fargo and the metro area. She has more than 18 years of people management, budget management as well as event and market planning. Rademacher enjoys working with the businesses, residents and guests who love the Downtown. She believes Fargo has been a case study in how people, when working together in a focused approach can have a transformational and lasting impact on a city.

Patrick Metzger

Patrick Metzger
Patrick Metzger is the founder of Synergy Strength & Nutrition. As a health and mindset coach, he works with busy professionals and parents in helping them discover and ignite their ultimate potential at patrick-metzger.com.

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Casey Steele
Casey Steele helped found Square One with a vision to offer professional commercial kitchen space to up-and-coming food businesses. Casey teaches several classes at Square One while managing the facility, making her quite the foodie pro.