Meet the Team
Owner and Account Manager
Julie Hamilton founded Avallo in 1996. With her experience in graphic design and project management, Julie leads the team at Avallo to come up with creative marketing ideas for our clients. Julie started her career as a graphic designer and then found her inner geekness. Her specialty is to take complex programming concepts and terms and translate to plain English for clients. Julie has four kids and one grand child and lives, works and volunteers in Maple Grove.
Lead Front-End Developer and Graphic Designer
Amber came to Avallo in 2014 and is versed in both print and web. She is very passionate about the graphic arts and creating exquisite, memorable designs. She loves green tea, nerdism, animals, and laughing at the programmers' hijinks.
Full Stack Developer and Server Administrator
Ian joined Avallo in 2016 as a web developer. After graduation he stayed and has used his programming degree to take Avallo to the next level. He started gaming and programming for fun at the age of 5, so his drive is purely passion. In his spare time, he likes to hang with his dog Huxley and game with his friends.
Ian has a Bachelor of Science Degree Computer Science at Metropolitan State University.
Lisa (Marek) Kindle
Director of Creative Services
Lisa is the newest hire and with her and Julie's creative collaboration will bring Avallo's creative to a new level. Lisa is a senior level graphic designer and director in the Marketing and Advertising industry with expertise in Web Design, Point of Sale (POS) Systems, Direct Marketing, Social Media and Corporate Identity in the Minneapolis / St. Paul Metro area for over 20 years. Lisa comes to us after 10 plus years of friendship and networking partners. Lisa brings a fresh perspective to the Avallo team.
Lisa has a bachelors from Augsburg and has one daughter Anna who is attending Century College. She in newly married and living in Maple Grove, MN off of beautiful Eagle Lake. Her hobbies include reading, drawing, hiking, biking, travel, photography and word finds. If you love photography, follow her on Instagram or Facebook on her page, "YourLAKEWALK" @yourlakewalk.
Dave takes care of the bills and manages the financials. He also happens to work in television news.
Front End Developer
Tom joined Avallo in 2019 and brings a wide variety of skills. He currently attends school at Anoka technical college for web development. He has been passionate about technology since he was a kid. When he isn’t busy at Avallo he likes to spend time with friends and play xbox.