Meet the Creative Marketing Team at Saint Cloud, MN


Meet The Moxies

Moxie Creative is led by founder Kelly (Zaske) Cane, formerly of Gaslight Creative. The heart of the agency is driven by a team of award-winning marketing professionals who have dedicated their careers to helping small businesses grow.

Kelly Cane

Principal | Director of Marketing

Michael Nelsen

Creative Director | Web Developer

Taylor Sellnow

Account Manager | Copywriter

Brittany Abrego

Graphic Designer | Project Manager

Mo Philippi

Senior Graphic Designer | Illustrator

Isabella Severson

Social Media Specialist | Account Coordinator

Kelly Cane

Principal | Director of Marketing

As Moxie’s director of marketing and owner, Kelly will ensure your project goals are met and your expectations exceeded.

Kelly has 30 years of experience of helping businesses grow through smart marketing initiatives and has been recognized for her career accomplishments. She works within the team as a marketing strategist, account manager, and copywriter.

Kelly holds a master’s degree in public relations from Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville and a bachelor’s degree in technical communication from Michigan Technological University.

Kelly lives in St. Cloud with her partner, Eddie and her sister, Susie; and children, Ryan and Maya, when home from college.

Michael Nelsen

Creative Director / Web Developer​

Michael is a talented, award-winning graphic designer, illustrator, and web designer with more than 25 years experience.

In his dual roles as creative director and web developer, he is uniquely qualified to design a user-friendly website and communicate your company’s brand and philosophies, creatively.

Did we mention that he is also a writer, illustrator, and comic book publisher? Michael is a graduate of Saint Cloud State University and holds degrees in art and computer animation.

Michael lives in St. Cloud with his wife, Kelly, and sons, Johnathan and Benjamin.

Taylor Sellnow

Account Manager | Copywriter

Taylor is a creative, detail-oriented account manager and copywriter who goes above and beyond for her clients.

She is the liaison between clients and our team, moving your project forward while communicating with you about next steps. Content creation is Taylor’s superpower, as evidenced by the cape she wears when writing clever social posts, interesting blogs, and riveting website content.

Taylor has eight years of experience and holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of St. Thomas.

Taylor lives in Upsala with her partner, Tyler, and children, Colt and Nellie.

Brittany Abrego​

Graphic Designer | Project Manager​

Brittany is an award-winning graphic designer who is well-versed in creating assets for both traditional and digital media.

She loves expanding brands through printed and digital publications, advertisements, emails, websites, social media and more. Brittany also lends a hand in managing projects for our clients.

She has 12 years of agency experience, and holds a bachelor’s degree in graphic design and a minor in fine arts from South Dakota State University.

Brittany lives in St. Cloud with her husband, Mike, and son, Brooks.

Mo Philippi

Graphic Designer | Illustrator

Mo is an award-winning graphic designer and illustrator and an all-around great guy.

A lifelong student (and college instructor) of design, he is always pushing the boundaries and looking for opportunities to make his work better. Mo utilizes his 18 years of diverse experience for good and not evil (mostly), and keeps his clients’ goals top of mind.

In addition to his role as senior graphic designer, Mo is also a talented video editor, photographer, animator, collaborator, brander, and donut bring-er.

Mo lives in St. Joseph with his wife, Missy, and daughters, Cosette and Margo.

Isabella Severson

Social Media Specialist | Account Coordinator​

As Moxie’s resident Gen Z-er, Isabella represents our agency – as well as her clients – on social media and beyond.

Her enthusiasm and knowledge of what’s trending keeps us on our toes and on-brand.

She comes to Moxie after a stint with a national marketing technology start-up, where she realized her passion for marketing and solidified her role as “wearer of many hats.”

A St. Cloud native, Isabella lives in Minneapolis.