OUR INSPIRED TEAM
Associate Publisher / Editorial Director
I would like to introduce you to the creative talents involved in the Inspired Home process. From the editorial staff to the graphic designers and photographers…they are the ones that make this publication “inspiring.”
A graduate of Minnesota State University Moorhead, Carlson has always enjoyed writing. "There's something about writing and how it begins as a blank sheet of paper and ends with something that wasn't there before," she says. In her spare time, she like to cook, go on walks outside and hang out at coffee shops.
Ashley F. Johnson
Ashley Ferragut Johnson loves her hometown, Fargo. She works as a registered nurse at Sanford Medical Center, and shares her home with her husband, two crazy kids she adores and a very special needs cat, named Fancy. She loves traveling with her husband, eating fine food and wine, and can't wait to show her children the world.
Dayna Del Val
Del Val is the President & CEO of The Arts Partnership in Fargo, ND. She is a professional actor and passionate arts activist as well as mom to a fabulous violin playing engineer and wife to a plant cell wall biochemist. She enjoys travel, reading and high teas.
Specializing in helping his clients make small changes with maximum impact, Erickson is a sales associate with Park Company Realtors in Fargo.
Ferragut has spent the past three years working as a lead geologist in the oil fields and as a consulting geologist for the USDA. An exciting move to upstate New York and the opportunity to travel throughout Europe for work will bring a new geological adventure.
Hovland is a current law student at the University of Minnesota with an English degree from Concordia College. Managing our social media accounts and website takes most of her time, but Hovland also writes a story or two for every issue.
Chef Granville Wood
“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” — Virginia Woolf
From a young age my curiosity about food has been a driving force in my life. After working in professional kitchens around the world my passion for food hasn’t waned.