Adjunct Faculty
BFA, Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Boriana Mintcheva-Strzok is an award-winning creative director and entrepreneur, and the founder of 5IVE—a full-service branding and advertising agency located in the heart of Northeast Minneapolis. Some of 5ive's clients include: Medtronic, the Minneapolis Foundation, Saint Paul Public Library, 11 Wells Spirits Company, Northwestern Health and Sciences University, and New French Bakery.

Mintcheva-Strzok has taught various classes in the advertising and bachelor of science programs and has led multiple winning teams of students to the One Show in New York.

Mintcheva-Strzok lives with her husband David and daughter Sophia in Northeast Minneapolis.