Committee

Our committee members are among the most talented in the industry. It is our pleasure to introduce you to the FUEL that feeds the FIRE!

 

JAMIE SORENSEN

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Excited for this years show, Jamie is proud to be one of the four original founders of the Raw Fusion Fashion Show. It takes an enormous amount of drive and an extreme time commitment to pull off a show like this…and Jamie excels at both. She is a Market Representative for Cambria. Jamie just began her 3rd term on the MN River Builders Board of Directors, serving as MRBA’s President in 2014. She was named MRBA Rising Star in 2008, Associate of the Year in 2010 and was awarded the MRBA’s 1st President’s Award in 2016 recognizing her outstanding contributions to the association. As hard as it is to choose, her favorite ensemble to date is Schmidt’s Siding and Windows 2012!

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NICOLE PANKO

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We are proud to have Nicole as one of our Founders for the Raw Fusion Fashion show. As an Interior Designer with ISG, her expertise proves year after year to be an intricate part of the show. She is a very involved professional in this community and is always committed to bringing awareness to the local building industry. Her pick of the Raw Fusion ensembles would be Paulsen Architect’s 2011 design.

JEN SWENSON
JEN SWENSON

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Design proves to be the theme that brought Raw Fusion’s Founders together. As a founder, Jen’s extensive background has helped to sculpt this show into reality. She is the Senior Interior Designer and Showroom Manager with JF Johnson Furniture, Mattress & Interior Design and was awarded the MN River Builders 2012 Rising Star Award. Her favorite Ensemble is The Free Press 2012

MARY KAUS

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Outgoing and energetic are just two qualities that make Mary such an important part of Raw Fusion. She is one of the four founders and can’t wait to see how this year’s event transpires. Mary is the General Manager for Cambria, Mankato. Cambria has been one of Raw Fusions most loyal supporters in their sponsorships. Mary recently finished her 2nd term on the MN River Builders Board of Directors. She was named MRBA Rising Star in 2011 and Associate Member of the Year in 2013. Her most favored model entry would have to be a tie between Snell Motors and Liv Aveda’s entries from 2015 Dark Forest.

BRITTANY MITCHELLBRITTANY MITCHELL

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Brittany is a 6th year committee member and brings with her both interior design and construction knowledge. An interior designer by heart, Brittany now works at DeMars Construction as a project manager. She recently began her 1st term on the MN River Builders Board of Directors. Brittany’s favorite model to date would have to be the 2012 Free Press Butterfly.

stuntSTUNT MONKEY

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This will be Stunt’s 7th year with Raw Fusion. He’s been a big help with marketing for the event on Hot 96.7, calling the shots on lighting, and running the music on the big night! He strives with the rest of the committee to always put on a fun and exciting show. Stunt Monkey’s favorite part of Raw Fusion is that it’s a night for a lot young professionals in Mankato to get dressed up and meet others.