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That is what we're about. We do not have an agenda to sell. What we do have though, is years of experience in marketing and branding specializing in many industries. We provide expert technology, sales and marketing solutions with a spirit of innovation, creativity and positivity.


We help you grow your business by providing expert media and marketing solutions based on the results of a thorough needs analysis. While other media companies employ a “hit or miss” strategy, we rely on our years of experience in media, marketing and technology consulting to deliver measurable results in a reality-based model.


Imagine having an award winning creative staff working on your next project. Well, you can stop imagining. We lead by great creative. It’s not an after thought. It’s first and foremost on our minds. Whether it’s web, print or video our creative house, The Creative Tank, produces outstanding, award winning material. Digital Media is a grand thing and when used appropriately, it can dramatically increase business. OMG Media Solutions is a leader in digital development and we don’t rely on the “one format fits all” theory. Your business is unique… your digital platform should reflect that.


Nothing speaks to our performance better than our clients.  OMG Media manages talent professionally and confidentially using the most innovative technology, tools and resources.  OMG Media is a reflection of your organizations strategic planning goal.  We execute your business strategy professionally and with the highest degree of integrity.


OMG Media is expert at facilitating strategic planning sessions with team members, Board of Directors, media and marketing teams.  Your business growth is predicated on a sound integrated business, media and marketing strategy.


Meet the team

Monique Linder


"No one can be you, better than you. Never let anyone's attitude dictate your altitude."

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Gabriela Linder


More than anything, I am very thankful to all those who said "NO"...because of them, I did it myself.

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Carly Linder


"Everyday is a gift and a blessing." ~Carly Linder

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Sherryln Thompson


As a certified event planner, it is critical to set up expectations even for ourselves. We've never lost a client or failed to deliver on anything we've promised. Partnering with OMG Media Solutions enables Highly Favored Events to grow our brand nationally.

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Uzoma Obasi


I create great videos, images and designs. OMG Media Solutions projects are meaningful and fun.~Uzoma Obasi

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MN Trust


MN Trust | Team

MN Trust Black Women and Girls Town Hall Committee Members:

Chair of the MN Trust Black Women and Girls Town Hall Committee – Dr. Brittany Lewis, Senior Research Associate at the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs, Professor at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, and former Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank Scholar in Residence.

Dr. Brittany Lewis is a local scholar activist, author, professor, and youth action research team leader that utilizes her engaged action research framework to center the voices of Black women and girls in her scholarship and public advocacy on urban housing and community economic development. Dr. Lewis is currently a Senior Research Associate at the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA) where she is the principal investigator of the In-depth Study of Evictions in Minneapolis and the Co-Principal Investigator on the recently published report entitled: The Diversity of Gentrification: Multiple Forms of Gentrification in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Dr. Lewis is a former Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank Fellow and is currently expanding her research into areas of criminal justice. Before, joining CURA Dr. Lewis was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Macalester College in Political Science and American Studies and a Postdoctoral Fellow at Bowdoin College. Dr. Lewis is a PhD trained community-engaged urban ethnographer with an expertise in urban housing, community economic development, and critical race and gender studies with a focus on issues of poverty. Dr. Lewis is the author of a number of state and city reports, featured in a series of academic journals/anthologies, and has a forthcoming book on urban housing and gentrification. For the last 10 years, Dr. Lewis has been working with Hope Community Inc., leading its youth action research team, which aims to empower young high school age Black girls through purposeful community action informed by research questions that are relevant to their daily lives.



Core Team Member of the MN Trust Black Women and Girls Town Hall Committee – Lulete Mola, Vice President of Community Impact at Women’s Foundation of Minnesota

Lulete Mola is committed to social change that is intersectional, asset based, and led by communities most impacted. As the Vice President of Community Impact at the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota, Lulete puts this commitment to action as she leads the implementation and management of the Foundation’s grantmaking, evaluation, leadership, and field-building programs that enable large-scale systems change. In this role, Lulete also leads the Young Women’s Initiative of Minnesota, a multi-million-dollar public-private partnership to achieve equity in opportunities and improve the lives of young women of color and American Indian young women. Lulete is devoted to engaging in and supporting community organizing, movement building, and work to advance women’s leadership, she was previously a Community Engagement Organizer with VoteRunLead. Lulete leads engagement and professional development initiatives in Minnesota’s East African community and is active in the movement for Black lives. Lulete is the recipient of the Humanity in Action Fellowship, Ibrahim Leadership and Dialogue Project Fellowship, and the Scholarly Excellence in Equity and Diversity Award. In 2017, Lulete was named Young Professional of the Year Finalist by the St. Paul Chamber of Commerce. Lulete graduated summa cum laude from the University of Minnesota.



Core Team Member the MN Trust Black Women and Girls Town Hall Committee – Shannon Smith Jones, Executive Director of Hope Community Inc.  

Shannon Smith Jones is the Executive Director of Hope Community after having served as the Director of Community Engagement at Urban Homeworks, both of which combine an emphasis on quality affordable housing with a strategic focus on engaging and working towards an equitable community. She received her B.A from the University of MN in Family Social Science, and is a Qualified Administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory. She brings with her 15 plus years of community impact experience, a strong passion for housing justice and brings to her work a community focused asset based approach.  






Core Team Member of the MN Trust Black Women and Girls Town Hall Committee- Marcus Owens, Executive Director of the African American Policy Forum

Marcus Owens is a social entrepreneur, systems shifter and community developer. Owens believes that expanding economic and educational opportunities and improving health and well-being for all is key to building a healthier and just community. Owens currently serves as the Executive Director of the African American Leadership Forum (AALF) – Twin Cities. AALF’s focus is to improve the economic health of underserved communities in the Twin Cities by creating opportunities through public and private partnerships. Before joining AALF, Owens was the President and CEO of Northside Economic Opportunity Network (NEON), Under his direction, NEON more than quadrupled its operating budget and staff size, launched a social enterprise business and created a co-working space for entrepreneurs. Owens also spent nearly a decade driving change and championing new initiatives in finance, diversity and inclusion and human resources for Target Corporation. Before his time at Target, he worked for TCF National Bank as well as owned and operated a mortgage company. A native of north Minneapolis, Owens received a Bachelor of Science degree from Metropolitan State University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of St. Thomas.


MN Trust | About

Hope Community Inc., The Women’s Foundation of Minnesota, the African American Leadership Forum, Minnesota’s 5th District Representative Team, and local scholar activist Dr. Brittany Lewis have come together to bring the Trust Black Women and Girls, Breaking the Silence: Minnesota Town Hall to the Twin Cities on Saturday, April 13 2019.

Working in partnership with the national African American Policy Forum (AAPF) led by Black Feminist Legal Scholar, Kimberle Crenshaw the architect of the #SayHerName movement, the Breaking the Silence national town hall series model focuses on elevating the stories and experiences of women and girls of color. While Black women and girls continue to lead the nation by influencing critical elections, leading social movements, and ensuring the wellbeing of their communities, they are still left behind.


A Call for Testifiers

The Minnesota Trust Black Women & Girl Committee is partnering with the African American Policy Forum to host a hearing that will bring the circumstances facing Black women and girls out of the shadows and squarely into public policy debates. Black women and girls are invited to provide testimony across a range of issue areas, including education, juvenile justice, housing, and health and wellness. Testifiers can explore a number of topics under these larger themes inclusive but not limited to the following: school push out, incarceration, public and private violence, trafficking, foster care, economic wellbeing, mental health, homelessness, and predatory lending







































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