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Amy Lindgren

President and founder of Prototype Career Service, Amy Lindgren writes a weekly employment column which appears in newspapers nationally. An expert job search strategist, Ms. Lindgren is the author of the Pocket Job Series set of books. She is also a frequent guest on public and commercial radio programs. In addition to being an accomplished writer and job search strategist, Ms. Lindgren is a sought-after speaker on topics of career and life management.

Prototype Career Service is committed to hiring and training the best team of career professionals to serve job-seekers and career-changers during their transitions. I am proud of our staff, and pleased to introduce them to you. - Amy Lindgren, president of Prototype Career Service

Claudia Melbye

Claudia is both deeply and broadly experienced in the field of career counseling. In 20 years in the field, she has provided one-on-one and group services to "at risk" youth (ages 14-21), to adults striving to leave public assistance programs, and, most recently, to dislocated workers who have been laid off from their jobs.

Claudia works part-time for Prototype Career Service as a job search and career strategist. A member of several national and local career counseling associations, she is certified as a Global Career Development Facilitator and holds a Bachelor's degree in Career and Life Planning at Metropolitan State University.

Dave Preble


As a Career Specialist, Dave's mission in life is to help others find theirs, while motivating them to move forward to reach their goals. He connects easily with others and has worked with clients of all ages and backgrounds, including university students and laid-off workers in transition.

At Prototype Career Service, Dave works with clients, oversees operations and marketing, leads workshops, and coordinates new business development. 

In addition to previous positions with HIRED in St. Paul, and with the University of Northwestern Center for Calling and Career, his career path has included property management and self employment. Dave earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Bethel University and a Master of Arts degree in Counseling from Colorado Christian University.







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