Meet Our Team

Angie Johnson - Owner

Angie was born in Munich, Germany and moved to America when she was 5 years old. She grew up on a military base and moved to Minnesota with her family in 1997.

She first started working at Hour Glass Cleaners in 2011 and eventually purchased the business in March of 2019.

She enjoys spending time with her family, interior design, long motorcycle rides, and Dave Ramsey.

Melanie Schmitz - Store Manager

Melanie grew up on a big farm in a small town in Minnesota.

She started working at Hour Glass Cleaners in 2014 and was quickly promoted to Store Manager. She enjoys working out, spending time with her friends and family, and helping Angie run the store.

Erika Halvorson - Assistant Manager

Erika started working for Hour Glass as the Assistant Manager in the fall of 2018.

She is a mom to a beautiful little girl. She is a local artist – loves to paint and draw! Her dream job is to become a tattoo artist.

Shantell Gnahn - PM Supervisor

Shantell started working for Hour Glass Cleaners in 2017. She was quickly promoted to our PM Supervisor due to her excellent work ethics!

She is from Moorhead, Minnesota. She has four siblings. She enjoys going hiking, surfing on the lake, and shopping in her free time. Shantell recently got engaged – Congratulations!

Ashley Hannu

Ashley worked at Hour Glass Cleaners starting in 2014 and left to pursue a degree in Accounting. After missing the enviornment of the store, she decided to come back in the spring of 2019. Welcome back Ashley!

She is a mom to the best cat in the world and to four tempermental plants. She once jumped out of a plane overlooking the mountains in Colorado. She has been on top of the Eiffel Tower. She has a strong love for bees. She is fostering a baby squirrel named Linus, to the family of squirrels that lives in her yard. She thinks he visits her every morning.

Cathy Armstrong

Cathy is an Hour Glass veteran with 19 years of employment under her belt. She is happily married and has a new puppy! She enjoys spending time with her grand children, gardening, and going on motorcycle rides in her free time.

Thanks for your many years of service Cathy! We love you!

Kristin Kummer

Kristin recently started working for Hour Glass Cleaners in July of 2019.

She has five children, five grand children, and two fur babies. 28 years ago she married her best friend. She loves to collect crystals, she loves reading, watching movices, and listening to music.

Connor Lafferty

Connor started working with Hour Glass Cleaners in the summer of 2017.

He grew up in Minnetonka and is currently studying Marketing and Spanish at SCSU. Go Huskies! He loves Wikipedia and Google maps. And he can also throw a mean yo-yo 😉