Our Team

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Ali Stieglbauer

Ali Stieglbauer: Director of Marketing

Ali serves as Director of Marketing at YESS! and has been with the company for over 7 years. She truly loves our YESS! clients and her favorite part of her job is getting to connect with our clients and find new ways to serve and support them. Ali holds a degree in Creative Writing from the University of Minnesota and brings her writing expertise to our YESS! communications, social media, and marketing. A self-proclaimed “nerd,” Ali has loved building our online learning community and finding new ways to engage with our clients online.

You’ll hear Ali as a guest on the Intentional Greatness® podcast and can read her insight as a co-author of Chasing Perfection. In her free time, Ali enjoys running, reading, and checking out new restaurants in Minneapolis.


Amy Lotsberg

Amy Lotsberg: Office Administrator

Amy began working with YESS! and supports our internal team and clients in all aspects of business. She has many years of experience in office management, marketing, HR, and most recently podcast production. She has worked in both large and small companies, most recently at the Minneapolis Club as the Executive Admin to the General Manager. She enjoys organization, supporting clients and solving problems.

Amy lives in Golden Valley, MN and in her free time she loves to cook, dine out and produce podcasts. She enjoys hanging out with her husband, friends, and her dogs.


Carrie Zens: Media Manager

Carrie brings more than a decade of marketing experience to the YESS! team and manages all digital marketing functions. She builds awareness and business growth for YESS! through digital marketing initiatives, event marketing, and partnership development.

Carrie has also enjoyed marketing and growing several other businesses in the healthcare and financial/banking arenas in the Midwest. She holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Marketing and Psychology from the University of Northern Iowa and an MBA from the University of Phoenix.


Cheryl Regan

Cheryl Regan: Team Support

Cheryl abandoned retirement after 6 short months and began working with YESS! in 2013. This is the third time she and Sue are working together; it seems they can’t get rid of one another.  Cheryl’s primary focus is to support our internal team and keep our office running smoothly.

Cheryl has a diverse background in business including healthcare, recruiting and banking. She is a Certified Professional Coach (CPC) from Ideal Coaching and has an incredible commitment to integrity and excellence. Cheryl lives a rich life and enjoys travel, her family and her pugs. Above all else, she seeks to have people win together.


Eli Payton: Office Support

Eli helps keep our office in ship-shape for all of our client meetings. His attention to detail and passion for excellence ensure that our clients are greeted with a warm environment every time they enter our office. He holds a degree in Communications and enjoys learning about our clients and the work they do in our community.

In his spare time, Eli enjoys watching the Minnesota Vikings and spending time with friends and family.


Dan Hawkes

Dan Hawkes: Expert EOS Implementer®

Dan Hawkes is an Expert EOS Implementer® with extensive experience in numerous industries including retail, service, non-profit, manufacturing, healthcare, legal, financial, and the list goes on. His experience ranges from single point to multi-state organizations, from start-ups to 100 million dollars, and from five to 250 employees. When working with Dan you receive much more than the standard EOS® Implementation, because he brings a lifetime of experience. With over 33 years as an entrepreneur, Dan helps companies consistently grow their business and teams to market leadership while improving employee morale, employee retention, customer satisfaction, and building a more profitable company.


Cindy Hawkes

Cindy Hawkes: Technology Manager

Cindy is our I.T. Queen and EOS® Manager for Dan Hawkes and his clients. Every day Cindy brings her attention to relationships and detail to better our business. She has the answers, and if she doesn’t, she’ll find them! Cindy’s expertise in computer science helps us find new ways to improve client experience and keep YESS! current. In her free time, Cindy enjoys her dogs, reading, traveling, and cooking.