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About Blend

Established 2005 in sunny Sioux Falls, South Dakota. If you’re looking for a team ready to help you reach your technical and web communication goals, we like to think we’re that team.

We have one main passion.

That’s to guide teams through complicated web and content problems.

Sometimes those problems are internal. Sometimes they’re external. Sometimes they crop up because building a website can seem overwhelming, and sometimes they show their face through the natural degradation of technology.

It doesn’t matter the problem. We love to help people solve them.

Why choose Blend?

So, what makes us so unique? The real question is: how can we help guide you through your complex web and content problems?


It doesn’t matter how complex your design or implementation project is. You’ll leave with a sense of order and understanding.


There’s no need to worry about communication problems: we work best when we’re part of a cohesive team — either alongside a marketing partner or serving as integration lead, internal or distributed.


Above everything, we advocate for you and your audiences. We help make decisions that lead to sustainable, maintainable, and user-focused web projects.

Our team is ready to help YOUR team.

We’ve built a reputation for building great things. That’s 100% due to the skill, passion, and wonderfulness of our team, and we’re excited to bring it to your project.

View the entire Blend team.

Karla Santi

Chief Executive Officer / Founder

Joe Kepley

Chief Technical Officer / Founder

Sam Otis

Lead UI Developer / Designer

Steph Sommers

Lead Developer

Nick Cobb

Director of Project Management

Jenna Bonn

QA Practice Manager

Marshall Crosby

Senior UI Developer

Tori Houwman

Project Manager

Our proven process.

Blend Interactive believes in a discovery-focused, fully planned web build process. We believe the most successful and efficient projects are built upon a foundation of user needs and clear development objectives.

Learn more about our services.

Blend's Proven Process: Discovery & Strategy lead to Design & Front-End, which leads to CMS Implementation and finally Ongoing Support, all supported by Project Management.

Our values.

We’re more than just a web development shop. We are a partner — a design partner, a strategic partner, and an implementation partner — and with that comes all of the benefits of any business partner: communication, integrity, and buy-in.


We love designing and building great things on the internet. We believe that working in this industry is not just a job of convenience — it is a passionate expression of what we love. At Blend, we own our role, and our desire to do great things comes not only from a need for professional success but from an inner drive to move our disciplines and industry forward.


We understand that we have an obligation to work toward improvement in all areas. This includes self-driven education, development, research, and teaching. We believe in what we do, and we believe it is our duty to share our knowledge with our industry.


We love to help clients do great things on the internet and to guide them toward the best solution. We are not passive in this role — we actively fight for and protect the interests of our clients. We are not tied to a single solution but instead are bound by the understanding that each client and project is different, and deserves our advocacy for their best interests.


We believe in never pretending to be something we’re not. We will never be afraid to admit to our limitations, and we understand that the right answer to a question is an honest one.


We value relationships, communication, and a sense of right and wrong more than we value invoices. We will do the right thing, even if it means suffering negative impact.

South Dakota proud.

We’re proud to be headquartered here in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. We love the people. We love the beautiful downtown. And we love being a part of a quickly growing community. And, while our people have got roots planted all around the country, we’re also proud of bringing a little of that midwestern charm to every project.

The Arc of Dreams in downtown Sioux Falls.