Ask an MSP Hello Ambassador

We know you have specific questions about life in Minneapolis-Saint Paul. Fortunately for you we’re eager to answer them. Our radically welcoming team includes fellow newcomers, lifelong residents, and something in between. See where this welcome team is eager to provide advice – and then send a note! They’re here to help.

Erica Hartmann
Works at: GREATER MSP Lives in: North Loop, Minneapolis Moved to MSP from: Chicago About: I am a newcomer to the MSP region and love to connect with other newcomers! Read More
Linh Gilles
Works at: University of Minnesota – Carlson School of Management Lives in: Maple Grove, MN About: Even as a native I am still discovering new gems and experiences that make Read More
Dan Linstroth
Works at: Make It. MSP Lives in: Minneapolis About: I’ve lived in other cities around the world. Having a friendly local to point me in the right direction when I Read More
Marvin Banks
Works at: University of Minnesota Lives in: Brooklyn Center Moved to MSP from: Milwaukee About: I understand the difficulties in transitioning to a new city. The Twin-Cities area has a Read More
Matt Lewis
Works at: GREATER MSP Lives in: North Loop, Minneapolis Moved to MSP from: Washington, DC About: Ask him about: Professional development, Social connection
Caroline Karanja
Works at: 26 Letters Lives in: Minneapolis Moved to MSP from: Madison, Wisconsin About: Minneapolis St Paul is a great city … once you figure out where to go and Read More
Tiffany Orth
Works at: GREATER MSP Lives in: Saint Paul About: I’m excited to continue to build a region that’s more inclusive of people of all backgrounds. Authentically and meaningfully welcoming new Read More
Saby Labor
Works at: GREATER MSP Lives in: Powderhorn Park, Minneapolis Moved to MSP from: Los Angeles About: Moving from warmer climates can be challenging. I’m here to help! Need recommendations on Read More
Astrid Benedetto
Works at: U.S. Bank Lives in: Golden Valley About: If only Make It.MSP. was available to me when I was a newcomer, I wouldn’t have felt as lost or disconnected. Read More
Anne Saxton
Works at: Bartmann Group Lives in: St. Louis Park Moved to MSP from: Fairmont and Duluth, MN About: Ask her about: Food and drink
Shannon Brown
Works at: Fazendin Realtors Lives in: Chanhassen, MN About: The great Twin Cities metro has always been home for me and I love to share all that we have to Read More
Ra’eesa Motala
Works at: Young Professionals of Minneapolis Lives in: Minneapolis About: The hidden gem of the Midwest has always been home for me. I am proud to be part of a Read More
Michael Hernandez
Works at: Minneapolis Visitor Information Lives in: Saint Paul Moved to MSP from: Los Angeles, California About: I enjoy showcasing our city and our region to visitors from around the Read More
Tanya Schmitt
Works at: Ecolab / Minneapolis Hub of Global Shapers Lives in: Downtown Minneapolis Moved to MSP from: Rural MN About: Minneapolis has been my home for 10+ years and after Read More
Jim Welsch
Works at: Wells Fargo & Company Lives in: Seward Neighborhood, Minneapolis About: I’m excited about this because it hits on two of my passions: all of the great things about Read More
Mariano Garcia
Works at: Break the Bubble Lives in: Minneapolis Moved to MSP from: Milwaukee About: There are so many things to do and places to eat that don’t make it into Read More
Julie Cohen
Works at: Pollen Midwest Lives in: Uptown, Minneapolis Moved to MSP from: Gulf Breeze, Florida About: People constantly ask me why I moved from Fl to MN. They have no Read More
Dalton Scott
Works at: Young Professionals of Minneapolis Lives in: Minneapolis Moved to MSP from: Wisconsin About: I always love meeting new people. Everyone has a different experience of life and I Read More
Erica Hartmann
Works at: GREATER MSP Lives in: North Loop, Minneapolis Moved to MSP from: Chicago About: I am a newcomer to the MSP region and love to connect with other newcomers! Read More
Linh Gilles
Works at: University of Minnesota – Carlson School of Management Lives in: Maple Grove, MN About: Even as a native I am still discovering new gems and experiences that make Read More
Dan Linstroth
Works at: Make It. MSP Lives in: Minneapolis About: I’ve lived in other cities around the world. Having a friendly local to point me in the right direction when I Read More
Marvin Banks
Works at: University of Minnesota Lives in: Brooklyn Center Moved to MSP from: Milwaukee About: I understand the difficulties in transitioning to a new city. The Twin-Cities area has a Read More
Matt Lewis
Works at: GREATER MSP Lives in: North Loop, Minneapolis Moved to MSP from: Washington, DC About: Ask him about: Professional development, Social connection
Caroline Karanja
Works at: 26 Letters Lives in: Minneapolis Moved to MSP from: Madison, Wisconsin About: Minneapolis St Paul is a great city … once you figure out where to go and Read More
Tiffany Orth
Works at: GREATER MSP Lives in: Saint Paul About: I’m excited to continue to build a region that’s more inclusive of people of all backgrounds. Authentically and meaningfully welcoming new Read More
Saby Labor
Works at: GREATER MSP Lives in: Powderhorn Park, Minneapolis Moved to MSP from: Los Angeles About: Moving from warmer climates can be challenging. I’m here to help! Need recommendations on Read More
Astrid Benedetto
Works at: U.S. Bank Lives in: Golden Valley About: If only Make It.MSP. was available to me when I was a newcomer, I wouldn’t have felt as lost or disconnected. Read More
Anne Saxton
Works at: Bartmann Group Lives in: St. Louis Park Moved to MSP from: Fairmont and Duluth, MN About: Ask her about: Food and drink
Shannon Brown
Works at: Fazendin Realtors Lives in: Chanhassen, MN About: The great Twin Cities metro has always been home for me and I love to share all that we have to Read More
Ra’eesa Motala
Works at: Young Professionals of Minneapolis Lives in: Minneapolis About: The hidden gem of the Midwest has always been home for me. I am proud to be part of a Read More
Michael Hernandez
Works at: Minneapolis Visitor Information Lives in: Saint Paul Moved to MSP from: Los Angeles, California About: I enjoy showcasing our city and our region to visitors from around the Read More
Tanya Schmitt
Works at: Ecolab / Minneapolis Hub of Global Shapers Lives in: Downtown Minneapolis Moved to MSP from: Rural MN About: Minneapolis has been my home for 10+ years and after Read More
Jim Welsch
Works at: Wells Fargo & Company Lives in: Seward Neighborhood, Minneapolis About: I’m excited about this because it hits on two of my passions: all of the great things about Read More
Mariano Garcia
Works at: Break the Bubble Lives in: Minneapolis Moved to MSP from: Milwaukee About: There are so many things to do and places to eat that don’t make it into Read More
Julie Cohen
Works at: Pollen Midwest Lives in: Uptown, Minneapolis Moved to MSP from: Gulf Breeze, Florida About: People constantly ask me why I moved from Fl to MN. They have no Read More
Dalton Scott
Works at: Young Professionals of Minneapolis Lives in: Minneapolis Moved to MSP from: Wisconsin About: I always love meeting new people. Everyone has a different experience of life and I Read More