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FNS Photo by Amy Dalrymple Graphic designer Tiffany Smith works from her home office in Louisiana for Williston-based DAWA Solutions Group.

Faces of the Boom: Louisiana living, Bakken business give woman ‘the best of both worlds’

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WILLISTON — When Tiffany Smith made the decision to leave North Dakota and return to Louisiana, she didn’t want to leave her job.


The graphic designer joked with her boss that she could still work for the Williston business from afar.

Due to the city’s workforce shortage, Smith’s idea to work from her home office in Louisiana wasn’t as crazy as she thought.

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Amy Dalrymple

Amy Dalrymple is a Forum News Service reporter stationed in the Oil Patch. She can be reached at or (701) 580-6890.