Media Works was established in 1985.
The company has always been on the forefront of technology, providing clients with the latest graphic design, illustration, website design, video and photography capabilities. Now over 30 years later our philosophy, passion and drive to provide superior design for clients continues.
Lorelyn Mayr, owner/graphic artist/illustrator/web designer
Born and raised in Bozeman, Lorelyn (Lori) has a background in animal science, biotechnology, and graphic and web design. A long-time family friend of the Lonner’s, she purchased Media Works from Martha Lonner in 2013 and continues the Media Works philosophy of going beyond expectations for every client and project.
Besides owing Media Works, Lori is a volunteer on the board as the website administrator for the Bozeman Business and Professional Women's Organization. She provides them website assistance and graphic design work. She is also a member of AIGA (Associated Illustrators and Graphic Artists) through which she keeps up-to-date on the latest design ideas and trends. Lori also gives back to the local community by working with students. Media Works has hosted several high-school students for job-shadows, we have hired interns from MSU and Bozeman Senior High to teach them hands-on website skills, and Lori taught an elective 4 week class at Anderson School on Graphic Design. This spring Lori and Kory will both spend time meeting with students from West Yellowstone and Lone Mountain High School (of Big Sky, MT) to discuss careers in Graphic Design, Website Design and Small-Business ownership.
When she’s not in the studio Lorelyn is usually hiking or on Hauser Lake with her husband, three kids, and their English Cockers “Teddy” and "Ginger."
Kory Sutherland, web developer/web designer/I.T. specialist
Kory's experience with software development, data structures, user interface design, and IMC strategies make him highly proficient in the design, development & marketing of online media.
A native of Kalispell, Kory began as a UNIX Administrator at a small Internet provider in 1997, later working as an I.T. consultant, game audio producer, and web media manager. Kory joined Media Works in 2008, where his continuing passion for computing & communications technology lends itself to an exceptional well-roundedness in his field, constantly driving him to stay current with industry standards & progressions while also incorporating a "ground-up" knowledge of online media's complex inner-workings.
Coupled with a strong desire to understand clients' needs & exceed their expectations, Kory's final products aim to be simple, useful, visually appealing and cost-efficient.
When AFK (away-from-keyboard), Kory can be found fly fishing on the Madison, hiking the Gallatin's local trails, enjoying time with family & friends, or kicking back with a good video game.
Jason Mayr, business marketing specialist
Jason's sales and marketing experience covers a wide range of fields and is a great reference for our clients. He is experienced with business development, marketing for print and digital, social media marketing, and sales strategies.
A Wisconsin guy, Jason comes to Bozeman via Beaver Dam, Wisconsin with some stops along his way in Seattle, Washington, Alaska (on a fishing boat), and Madison, Wisconsin. Jason earned his bachelor degrees in Biochemistry and Genetics, and earned an MBA. He puts them to good use providing sales and marketing expertise to science based clients. Jason also taught college courses in Marketing, Business Communications, Operations/Project Management, Business Law, and Business Planning.
Jason is a true extrovert and loves to meet and work with new people. Since moving to Bozeman in 2013, he embraced the local community and is an active member of both the Gallatin Empire Lions Club and the Bozeman Area Chamber of Commerce. He takes a leadership role in Bozeman youth football and lacrosse and works as a referee for both sports.
When not working, Jason spends time enjoying life with three busy children and lots of family. Trips to Hauser Lake, snowboarding, and hunting are his favorite get aways.