Owner & President
Solveig and Jackson grew up in Northern Minnesota where they now raise 3 active kids. They spend much of their time enjoying the outdoors (especially the colder months) and taking part in the community. The opportunity to work with the amazing Wintergreen team has been inspiring and they are excited to help lead Wintergreen into a bright future.
Owner & Chairman
Gabriel supports his brother and the Wintergreen team with strategy and looking towards the future. Building with his family and helping others discover and live their Outdoor Life are two of his greatest passions. He and his wife Katie have 4 children and share a love for building community and business that does good for all stakeholders (customer, employee, community, environment, and owners).
Sophie is originally from the Twin Cities area. The woods and a change of lifestyle brought her and her two stick bugs to northern MN. she loves the proximity to countless adventures such as paddling, cross country skiing & berry picking. Her favorite Wintergreen garment is the Shell Anorak - “It’s so versatile and reliable - I’m excited to wear mine for years to come!” She loves being a part of Wintergreen’s product development- from fabric selection, design, and sewing technique, and loves Wintergreen’s dedication to slow fashion and high quality customer service.
Sola is from northern MN. She loves the area because she can take a short walk from her house and be surrounded by forest. She loves to hike, camp, snowshoe & climb trees. Sola has worked at Wintergreen since 2016, and loves it because everyone is fun to work with. Her favorite garment is the Combo Anorak because “It’s so warm!” Her recommendation to customers – “Always ask us questions, and we’ll help you find what fits your needs.”
Originally from central WI, Kassie moved after getting hooked on the area during a canoe trip in college. She enjoys the accessibility to nature and loves canoeing, fishing & spending time with her two fluffy cats. Kassie started at Wintergreen in 2018, and loves that we take pride in our clothing. “Everyone tests it in their own way and we can make changes as needed.”
Sewing Room Manager
Michele is from northern MN and loves the area because it’s “quiet, relaxing & a great place to spend time in the outdoors.” She loves fishing, camping, snowmobiling & spending time with family and friends in the woods. Michele has worked with Wintergreen since 2015 and loves the family atmosphere that Wintergreen builds and the satisfaction of making garments that others can enjoy.
Cutting Table Operator
Charlie loves Ely because it’s a small, unique community embedded in a landscape abundant with fresh water and wilderness. “There is a spirit of vibrancy to be found here, even in the harsh winter cold.” He loves paddling, hiking and skiing because they allow for a slower and deeper experience. Charlie enjoys working at Wintergreen, particularly participating in the production process from start to finish.
Contract Sewing Technicians
Duluth & Warroad
In addition to our in-house employees, Wintergreen employs several MN-based Sewing Technicians that work from home to create your garments. We currently work with folks in the Warroad & Duluth areas.