About Us

When we met: 2010

Our Wedding Date: June 14, 2014

Our Family: Hannah and Leo, born 2019.

Occupations: Jay is a Project Management Professor at a local University. A former Construction Manager and business developer at a local construction firm. Ashlee is a Language Arts Teacher at a local Catholic School.

Education: Jay has his graduate degree in Project Management from the University of Mary, a bachelor’s degree in Operations Management from Minnesota State University Moorhead and an associate’s degree in Mechanical Drafting from Minnesota State Community and Technical College. Ashlee has a bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts and Literature Education from Minnesota State University Moorhead and her graduate degree in Curriculum Instruction, and Assessment from the University of Mary.

Where we live: We live in a small and quiet neighborhood. We are just a short walk away from a park, a community pool, a library, a cultural center, restaurants and both private and public schools.

Ethnicity: Jay-Norwegian, Irish, Scottish, German, French. Ashlee- German

Religious Practice-We are members of St. Joes Catholic Church. We are surrounded by a wonderful communitive of supportive families. We nurture our faith by attending weekly Mass.

Hobbies/Interests: Jay enjoys many outdoor activities, such as, elk hunting, deer hunting, and pheasant hunting, fishing, farming, camping, and running. Ashlee enjoys crafting, scrapbooking, reading, shopping, and exercising. Together we enjoy, being parents, traveling, spending time at the lake cabin with Jay’s family and the farm with Ashlee’s family.