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Three Ways CVXR is Helping ND’s Workforce

Three Ways CVXR is Helping ND’s Workforce

For our career exploration platform, CareerViewXR, we’ve spent a lot of time talking with potential partners to produce experiences that highlight the most in-demand jobs in North Dakota. There are quite a variety of industries on these lists, including healthcare, skilled trades, education, information technology, and social services. But they all have one thing in common: they’re […]

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North Dakota CTE's Professional Development Conference - BeatSaber

North Dakota CTE’s Professional Development Conference

North Dakota Career & Technical Education’s annual Professional Development Conference was held on August 8-10th at the Bismarck Event Center. The event featured industry round table discussions, workshop sessions, networking, exhibits, and more. Educators, counselors, faculty, and other CTE champions were present for all of the fun and learning. Our amazing friends at EduTech were amongst

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The Big Workforce Problem We’re Solving with CVXR

The Big Workforce Problem We’re Solving with CVXR

Every region faces unique workforce issues, and North Dakota is no different. In the spring of 2022 alone, there were more than 30,000 job openings across the state. There are shortages of people in every industry: nursing, healthcare technician, child care, and oil and gas career pathways are amongst those hurting the most. There’s a

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Why We Believe in the Impact of Career and Technical Education

Why We Believe in the Impact of Career and Technical Education

If you’re an educator, you probably have experience with Career and Technical Education (CTE) lessons. More and more districts are putting emphasis on providing students with real-world skills and occupational knowledge on top of core academic knowledge. We’re very excited to see CTE programs growing as we believe in the impact that it can make

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Michael Bush

Creative Lead

Maddysen Boecker

Maddy has a variety of creative experience under her belt from over the past few years and enjoys learning new things. She has been involved in video and podcast editing, copywriting, email campaigns, social media management, website design, and more. Her experience and understanding of many aspects of pre-production, production, and post-production helps her be an asset for the team at any stage.
B.S. Animation, minors in Film Production and Graphic Communication – MSUM May 2020
Member of Team BMC since April 2022
Primary Roles:
  • Highlights company news through email and social media campaigns
  • Composes unique and thoughtful copy for blogs, press releases, and other needs
  • Assists in the creation of flyers, ads, and other collateral.

Kryss Geray

Kryss has worked in several different industries, including as a test engineer at a local Fargo company.  As a test engineer, she helped with quality assurance to ensure all products met the highest standards, tested and documented all products, and collaborated on more effective and efficient ways of completing these tasks. She is proud to have worked on agricultural equipment such as acoustic material flow sensors and electronic motor and hydraulic controls, along with aviation equipment such as the Stratus ADS-B Receivers, and recoverable data modules.
Education
Member of Team BMC since March 2022
Primary Roles:
  • Oversees initial processing of all 360° media
  • Provides quality assurance for 360° photos and video content
  • Proofreads tour content meticulously

Michael Bush

Creative Lead

Drew Swenson

B.F.A. Musical Theater, minor in Media Production – UWSP May 2018
Member of Team BMC since August 2021
Primary Roles: 
  • Leads direction for all 360° media scouting trips and shoots
  • Supervises production team
  • Oversees creation of audio assets

Maddy

Creative Lead

Michael Bush

B.A. 2D/3D Animation – MSUM May 2020
Member of Team BMC since February 2021
Primary Roles:
  • Dynamically animates in 2D and 3D
  • Meticulously designs UI and UX elements
  • Formulates graphics for print and web use
  • Champions XR research & development
  • Guides efforts of the creative team

Matt Chaussee

Matt is the Chief Executive Officer and co-owner of Be More Colorful. He has extensive experience in technical services administration, higher education, teaching, and technology training initiatives. While Matt’s role is primarily focused on business development and outreach, he is a self-professed lifelong learner who feels he has found his life’s calling in being able to learn about, explore, and share the amazing diversity of careers available to students today.
B.S. Mathematics minor Music and Psychology – NDSU December 2005
Masters of Business Administration – NDSU May 2009
Cofounded Team BMC in August 2016
Primary Roles:
  • Spearheads business development
  • Nurtures sales efforts
  • Amplifies community outreach
  • Coordinates workflow development

Katie Chaussee

Majority Owner, Co-Founder, Chief Administrative Officer
Katie is the Chief Administrative Officer and majority owner of Be More Colorful. She has a strong background in customer service and a keen eye for creating captivating visuals, both defining characteristics of the company. Katie was Be More Colorful’s first VR photographer and has served the company as an image processor, experience builder, and quality assurance specialist. In her current role, Katie is the key administrator for Be More Colorful’s in-office operations where she works to adapt and refine workflows for a talented team of creative professionals.
B.S. Psychology minor Art – NDSU May 2003
Cofounded Team BMC in August 2016
Primary Roles:
  • Coordinates workflow development
  • Oversees various aspects of office management
  • Manages various purchasing decisions
  • Maintains HR and payroll functions
  • Formulates creative marketing ideas

Michael Bush

Creative Lead