Evans has over 20 years’ experience in Marketing, Advertising, Media, Events, Social Media and Public Relations. His strong negotiating skills, unique promotional ideas and "partnership" mentality approach, offer a valuable service to all clients.
Prior to BEDD Head Media, he served as Marketing Director for Marketplace Events, the largest producer of consumer home events in North America. Before joining Marketplace Events in 2006, Bruce spent almost 5 years at ShopNBC responsible for corporate promotions and consumer marketing. He also worked at top Minneapolis ad agencies working on national accounts including: got milk?, St. Paul Companies, American Heart Association and Cost Cutters.
Evans graduated from Minnesota State University, Moorhead, MN with a degree in Mass Communications and grew up on a dairy farm in Southwest Minnesota. In his spare time, he enjoys running (having completed 8 marathons), relaxing at the cabin and spending time with family and friends.
DeJaeger has more than 10 years’ experience in Marketing, Advertising, Media, Events, Social Media and Public Relations. His creative development experience, client relations and his "number crunching" ability provide clients the requirements for effective marketing.
Prior to BEDD Head Media, Dan worked for Marketplace Events, where he quickly moved into a role vital to the company. In his role, DeJaeger was responsible for all creative development and execution, including production of TV and Radio spots. DeJaeger was lead contact for 8 markets in the U.S. and was responsible for all creative development for the 21 U.S. shows. He was often complimented for his ability to manage agencies so effectively.
DeJaeger received a degree in Business and Marketing Education from the University of Minnesota, and was a member of the University of Minnesota Young Alumni Council. DeJaeger is originally from Green Bay, WI. He enjoys working out, being part of multiple sports leagues and spending time with friends and family.
Rein is a graphic artist with a love for impactful, functional design, and bold fonts. Rein currently studies Graphic Design at Minneapolis College of Art and Design, allowing him to explore the world of communication and the intersection it has with the world of fine art.
Rein is responsible for the new website design and helps with any in house design needs we have. Prior to working with BEDD Head Media, Rein graduated from the University of Minnesota with degrees in Marketing and Finance. He then worked in Healthcare IT for Epic Systems as a project manager before returning to pursue the creative side of media.
In his personal time Rein is probably biking around town, out exploring nature, or walking around an art museum. He loves to run, take photos, and spend time with friends
Sam brings a new, unique view to BEDD Head Media. Still in school, he takes the lessons from the classroom and is able to apply it directly to his work at BEDD Head Media. At BEDD Head Media, Sam assists with media planning research, management of social media channels, public relations strategies, media outreach, event management and new business. Prior to BEDD Head Media, Sam worked as a Promotions Intern with MyTalk Radio and 1500 ESPN. He was responsible for planning and executing different events for the radio station. Sam also served as an intern at Martin Williams Advertising where he studied under an account executive to learn the ropes of the advertising world. Sam has worked at Herzl Camp during the summer months since 2014, and is very involved at the University of Minnesota campus with organizations such as Sigma Alpha Mu, Hillel, and Minnesota Club Ultimate Frisbee. Sam is currently a junior studying Marketing and Business Analytics at the University of Minnesota.
Sam is from Hopkins, MN. He spends his free time playing Ultimate Frisbee for the U of M team, cheering on all Minnesota sports teams and spending time with friends and family.
BEDD Head Media has a strong belief in giving back to the community and finds the time to volunteer and contribute to local organizations. Here are some examples:
Bruce and Dan regularly called BINGO at the Southwest Senior Center in Minneapolis. They have quickly developed a strong fan base with the seniors as they provide lots of fun, humor and of course, great prizes!
BEDD Head Media was recognized in 2013 as "Volunteers of the Year" by the Southwest Senior Center in Minneapolis!
The BEDD Head Media guys have been involved with Jabbok Family Services in Minneapolis. Dan and Bruce have provided and prepared after school meals for the kids and assist with organization's annual fundraiser event. The mission of Jabbok Family Services is to work with children, youth and families of the Whittier neighborhood in reaching their potential through high quality, low cost childcare, family support and children and youth programming.