About Us

Nathan Ooley: Owner/President

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Nathan brings more than 20 years of experience in media and technical consulting. Flagship projects include Enjoymotion.com, which was a revolutionary series of webisodes in the late 90s, and a $1.2MM advertising account with Dish Network. He holds degrees in Graphic Arts and Marketing along with certification in iOS development. Nathan was recognized as a top sales performer during his work at print and advertising companies.

Laura Ooley: CEO

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Laura co-founded Appmosphere, along with her husband/business partner, Nathan back in late 2007, just prior to the birth of the iPhone. Laura and Nathan felt this new device would ultimately change “life as we know it”. Laura worked for over 20 years at General Mills as a Consumer Insights Manager. At General Mills, Laura received many awards for her leadership and entrepreneurial spirit. Laura joined Appmosphere full time in early 2012. Laura brings project management and process improvement tools to Appmosphere, as well as guiding our company strategy, and leading many of our client mobile consultation sessions. Laura is a recent recipient of a the “Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained” award for Minneapolis Women-Owned Business Entrepreneur Award from WomenVenture. In her free time, Laura enjoys watching The Amazing Race, long afternoons on sunny beaches, and traveling.

Be the change you want to see in the world.


Todd Andrew Gross: Creative Director/Digital Producer

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Todd has worked in media for over 20 years as owner of New World Productions, Inc. and as a collaborative with Appmosphere Inc. since it’s inception.

Believing that information, communication and content are king, quite simply mobile is the future in hand.

Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Brian Miller: VP Software Development

Brian started out as an Electrical and Environmental Systems Mechanic on the KC-135R in the United States Air Force. Within his first 2 years he was supervising and training other Airmen on all tasks related to their proficiencies. By year 3 he was assigned to the Singapore Air Force in order to train their staff on all tasks required to maintain and repair E&E systems. Brian late became Director of Development and Web Software Engineer at Sound Impressions LLC. One of his major tasks was to create policies and procedures that allowed the company to become dynamically scalable. Re-organizing servers, code management, and process workflow were key to his position and the success of the company. Brian began as a self-taught C and C++ Programmer in 1998. Future languages included HTML, PHP, Java, JavaScript, Objective C, and C#. He is also proficient in database technologies such as MS Access, MSSQL, MySQL, and SQLite. Brian’s biggest assets are troubleshooting and implementing new technologies.

Good code is its own best documentation.

Steve McConnell

Julian Hays: iOS Developer

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Julian loves all things iOS- an avid Apple fan and iOS developer, Julian enjoys crafting intuitive experiences and making the gears turn on the latest Apple devices. Julian bleeds purple for his Minnesota Vikings, and in his spare time enjoys writing, recording, and producing various kinds of music.

Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise. Seek what they sought.

Matsuo Bashō