Addie Wales
Social Media Strategist

Addie is from Ely, MN but has traveled all over the world, the furthest destination being Bali, Indonesia. Addie studied art and marketing at St. Olaf College and then moved to the Twin Cities to pursue a career in advertising. She has a passion for branding businesses through social media and 4 years experience doing so. When not working shes teaching yoga or training for American Ninja Warrior with her husband, Ben.

How did you come to be at Snap?

I found out about Snap through Rachel who is also a member of the social media team! She told me awesome things about the people and the free cold press. I met Jill and Spenser and knew it was going to be a good fit!

What do you do for Snap?

I am on the social team. I strategize and execute paid Facebook & Instagram ads for all of Snap’s paid social clients.

What do you like most about your role?

I like that social media incorporates a bit of strategy, copywriting and visual planning. Social media is constantly changing, which makes my job interesting and challenging at all times.

What do you like most about Snap?

I like the relaxed atmosphere and friendly people! I like being surrounded by smart people and having the opportunity to learn from them. Snap encourages employees to learn and grow constantly, which is important to me for my career development.

What can you never leave home without?

Chapstick, Breathe essential oil, dark chocolate, an extra pair of yoga pants and my mat.

What inspires you?

I’m inspired by strong women who exceed expectations and keep striving towards a goal even though everyone thought they’d fail. My role model is the real life superwoman, Jessie Graff.

What was your first concert like?

It was a combo of Pop Evil, Shinedown & Saving Abel. I was 16 years old and went with my boyfriend at the time. I remember he got into a fight with another guy who accidentally hit him in the head with a beer bottle. We’re not together anymore…