About Electric Pulp

Our talented & experienced team delivers amazing results.

We have a can-do attitude backed up by more than 21 years experience delivering high-end, creative solutions on time and on budget.

Stefan Hartwig - Founder & Chief Creative Officer
Stefan Hartwig
Stefan Hartwig Founder & Chief Creative Officer
Michael Lehmkuhl - Founder & Chief Technology Officer
Michael Lehmkuhl
Michael Lehmkuhl Founder & Chief Technology Officer
Aaron Mentele - Chief Executive Officer
Aaron Mentele
Aaron Mentele Chief Executive Officer
Angela Hartwig - Director of Finance
Angela Hartwig
Angela Hartwig Director of Finance
Mitch Kramer - Director of Development
Mitch Kramer
Mitch Kramer Director of Development
Wendy Johnson - Director of Client Services
Wendy Johnson
Wendy Johnson Director of Client Services
Allan Emerson - Senior Developer
Allan Emerson
Allan Emerson Senior Developer
Luke Whitson - Senior Developer
Luke Whitson
Luke Whitson Senior Developer
Heather Kramer - Office Manager
Heather Kramer
Heather Kramer Office Manager
Brian Shephard - Lead Front-End Developer
Brian Shephard
Brian Shephard Lead Front-End Developer
Trevor Larson - Developer
Trevor Larson
Trevor Larson Developer
Cody Reis - Developer
Cody Reis
Cody Reis Senior Developer
Andrew Schmelyun - Developer
Andrew Schmelyun
Andrew Schmelyun Developer
Eric Kannas - Developer
Eric Kannas
Eric Kannas Developer
Doug Hucker - Senior Designer
Doug Hucker
Doug Hucker Senior Designer
Justine Murtha - Project Manager
Justine Murtha
Justine Murtha Project Manager
Electric Pulp Headquarters
Sioux Falls, SD
Creswell, OR
Rapid City, SD
Northfield, MN
Lawrence, KS
Port St. Lucie, FL
Baltimore, MD
Montgomery, AL

We're based in the Midwest, with a few exceptions.

  • Strategic Consulting
  • Content Strategy
  • Analysis & Benchmarking
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Responsive Web Design
  • Mobile & Application Design
  • User Interface & Experience
  • Information Architecture
  • Branding & Identity Design
  • Web Development
  • Application Development
  • Ecommerce
  • Content Management Systems
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Ongoing Support
  • Top-Tier Hosting & Monitoring
  • Security Audits
  • Performance Optimization
The Short List

A few of our favorite platforms & frameworks.


Open Source Framework


Most Popular Content Management System


Flexible Ecommerce


Enterprise Ecommerce

Storyline 360

Web-based Training Platform


Augmented Reality Framework


Streamlined Ecommerce For Wordpress


Enterprise Content Management System

Circa 1996.

We've been at it for more than 21 years, and we're just getting started.

When we set out in 1996, the Internet was still strange and new. While many of us were beginning to see the potential of online business, starting an agency to help others tap into that potential was something of a gamble. We were, after all, still figuring it out on our own.

A lot of our early work was done in partnership with larger agencies that had existing client relationships. We launched a few straight-forward websites, but most of our projects were focused on large-scale strategic solutions. In other words, we helped organizations do business online.

As the web evolved, so did we. It quickly became apparent that the web was its own medium and required a new way of thinking. As a result, we grew into a full-service interactive firm.

We still work on projects of all shapes and sizes, but we've earned a reputation implementing high-end creative solutions on rapid timelines. We launched the Go Further site for Ford Motor Company's global re-branding. We worked with Al Gore's start-up to launch the Climate Reality Project. We've even built sites for Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart.

Through it all, we've been able to hold onto what we loved about the web in 1996, back when everything was strange and new. We've added a strong dose of confidence to that sense of wonderment, though.

That brings us to the present. We've built a portfolio we're very proud of. From global brands to neighborhood friends, we approach all our work with the same energy, the same drive to get it right. It's a big part of who we are.

We aren't sure what happens next, but maybe we get to do something with you. We're looking forward to it.

Interesting Tidbits

The Proof Is In The Pudding See the work.