Team

Our Team is Awesome! We have combined years of experience and talent to bring you a level of professionalism and service to accomodate the ever-changing and challenging sales environment. 

Region Map

Locate your rep by matching the color of your area
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Anita Anderson | Co-Principal

When it comes to organization and thoughtful management, Anita is a pro. Using her extensive experience in the gift industry combined with her business acumen, Anita has built an organization that has a unique strategic advantage that is beneficial to Twist and all of its clients.

Primary Territories: Key Accounts

Email

anita@twistsales.com

Phone

612.396.6312

Melissa Bloom | Co-Principal

Creative, energetic, and full of exciting ideas, Melissa leads the Twist team with vibrancy. Her product knowledge, industry know-how, and exceptional taste have been key to ensuring Twist always offers the best and most unique products on the market.

Primary Territories: Key Accounts

Email

melissa@twistsales.com

Phone

612.559.5808

Brad Kipp | Gourmet Sales Manager

Please  join us in Welcoming Brad to the Twist Team!!!!

Primary Territories: MN, ND/SD, IA, WI, NE

Email

brad@twistsales.com

Phone

612-810-6738

AJ Nelson | Territory Rep

AJ has been in the gift industy for over 15 years. She started with Mixx Marketing before the merge and has been an important part of Twist's sales growth ever since. Her ability to develop accounts and establish loyal relationships is her biggest asset. We also love her infectious sense of humor that always makes us laugh.

Primary Territories: Minneapolis & Western Minnesota

Email

anelson@twistsales.com

Phone

612.210-1281

Heather Howell | Territory Rep

Heather has been with Mixx Marketing from nearly the beginnning and transitioned seamlessly into Twist Sales. She has an entrepreneurial spirit which is evident when watching her work with customers. She wants nothing more than for each and every account she works with to succeed. She continually thinks outside-the-box to find new solutions and creative ideas to grow her accounts. Heather has a HUGE heart and once you work with her, you too will understand how awesome it is to have such a great partner on your side.

Primary Territories: Iowa & South Dakota & Nebraska

Email

heather@twistsales.com

Phone

712-260-9691

Mary Schmidt-Diedrich | Territory Rep

Mary owned and operated two toy stores for 15 years before starting with Boboco in 2006. She stayed with us thru the merger and has been one of our top reps year after year. Her organization, persistence and work ethic is echoed by her customer loyality. We are continually amazed at her sales...and we are still not sure she really sleeps.

Primary Territories: Eastern Minnesota & Western Wisconsin

Email

mary@twistsales.com

Phone

651-270-5001

Michelle Schindler | Territory Rep

Michelle is one of the most independent and resilent people you will ever meet. She ran her own bsuiness before coming into the Twist family and since the onset she has fit right in. She's loved by her accounts and admired by her fellow reps.

Primary Territories: Central & Northern MN & North Dakota

Email

michelle@twistsales.com

Phone

952-239-4480

Meg Casey | Territory Rep

Meg has been a sales rep for over 15 years. She is dedicated to her accounts and will go above and beyond to make them successful. Her endearing personality is just the start to her sales success. She makes every effort to get to truly know her accounts. Now, that's what defines a good sales rep!

Primary Territories: Eastern Wisconsin

Email

meg@twistsales.com

Phone

414-688-2736

Lynnette Nelson | Key Accounts & Niche Markets

Lynnette is the newer addition to the Twist family, but she is not new to the gift indusrtry. Taking a few years off from repping to raise her two handsome boys only made her more dedicated upon her return. Lynnette has a confidence and presence that commands a room. She is able to listen to clients needs and make things happen to get from point A to point B.

Primary Territories: Minnesota, Wisconsin

Email

lynnette@twistsales.com

Phone

612-790-0691

Sandy Nelson | Showroom Manager

Sandy... there would not be a Twist Sales without Sandy. She is the back bone of the company and is key to our everyday success. We adore her!

Primary Territories: Office and Showroom

Email

sandy@twistsales.com

Phone

952-932-7191

Samantha Newman | Niche Account Rep, Salon/Spa/Beauty

Samantha has been a devoted Salon Sales Consultant for 17 years, partnering with salon spa owners and salon professionals to maximize retail profit and to elevate the salon guest experience.  She specialized in creative personalized business solutions for continual annual retail growth.  With a passion for the beauty industry, Samantha is looking forward to bringing you a new & exciting retail opportunity through unique and on trend boutique lines to grow your bottom line!

Primary Territories: MN, ND, SD, IA, NE, WI

Email

samantha@twistsales.com

Phone

651-208-4143