Our People

Our people

The right people at the right time

When we put together a team, it can span the entire agency. Our people have the breadth of experience and the depth of talent to play important and collaborative roles on any piece of business. So we might as well introduce you to all of them.

Kay Adebayo

Kay Adebayo

Associate Finance

Music. Sports. Books. Movies & TV Shows. Of all these amazing things, I’d still choose finance first. I am a future CPA, after all.

Robyn Adelson

Robyn Adelson

Executive Vice-President, Creative & Strategy

Obsessed with ideas that travel and scale, the word 'Hi,' palindromes -- Oh, and also my husband and two kids. Hi!

David Akermanis

David Akermanis

Vice-President, Planning

Lateral thinker. Believes creative solutions usually come from an alternative definition of a problem. Loves cats, crossfit, golf and hockey.

Hibaq Ali

Hibaq Ali

Manager, Integrated Media

A well-informed wordsmith drawing inspiration from pop-culture. I craft stories and narratives through strategic communications. I read. I write. I watch a lot of bad TV.

Jihan Aziz

Jihan Aziz

Senior Associate, Integrated Media

Coordinator but uncoordinated. Guacamole fan but avocado critic. Social media enthusiast but period-era lover. Contradictions are my thing.

Stephanie Bateman

Stephanie Bateman

Director, Client Experience

Original East Coaster. Constantly curious about what's #trending and passionately finding new ways to increase brand engagement.

Kyle Brown

Kyle Brown

Vice-President, Planning

Brings big experiences to life by putting smaller pieces together. Team builder with a heart for teaching and a mind for media and insights. I connect people and ideas.

Victoria Cacioppo

Victoria Cacioppo

Senior Business Development Manager

Can be found chasing after CMT. Constantly curious. Obsessed with puzzles. I make things happen.

Michelle Connolly

Michelle Connolly

Director, Integrated Media

Stick with me and next time someone asks why your business matters, you’ll have the answer.

Lindsey Coulter

Lindsey Coulter

Vice-President, Media Strategist

Traditional & social media junkie, prefers walking over driving, favourite name: mama. Memory collector, always curious, lover of handwritten notes.

Sandra D'ambrosio

Sandra D'ambrosio

Senior Vice President & National Practice Lead

Equally passionate about politics and pop culture. Focused on driving brands into a modern public relations mindset and figuring out what to make for dinner.

Ruth-Ann Dafoe

Ruth-Ann Dafoe

Senior Manager, Client Experience

Need a killer influencer/media program, activation or stunt? I’m your gal! Lover of all things design, food and of course Olympics.

Andrea Dart

Andrea Dart

Senior Vice-President & National Practice Lead

Saver of the world – solving client challenges with purpose and insight. I keep us honest.

Jackie Elliott

Jackie Elliott

Director, Client Experience

Expat kid fascinated by cultural nuances. From nematodes to digital twins, I help find unique solutions to complex problems.

Dana Frank

Dana Frank

Director, Client Experience

Known for being whip smart, tough and having good hair. Believes there's always a creative solution. People think I'm funny and, quite FRANKly, I agree.

Allison Goodman

Allison Goodman

Senior Manager, Integrated Media

Adventurous and adaptable lady of the prairies. Believes in coincidences, connections and the impact of meaningful communications.

Melissa Graham

Melissa Graham

Senior Vice-President, Client Experience

A highly-caffeinated consumer PR pro. Constantly curious, pushing, moving, executing. Let's go!

Lauren Harrison

Lauren Harrison

Senior Manager, Client Experience

Purely passionate. To do list enthusiast. Pulsar of positivity. Pod Mom. Heart bigger than my height. I get stuff done.

Rachel Hlinko

Rachel Hlinko

Senior Manager, Integrated Media

Subscribes to all news feeds, even your Mom's.

Marc Holmes

Marc Holmes

Senior Editor

Ideas, one word at a time. Warden of arcane facts; token Brit.

Leha Huynh

Leha Huynh

Business Manager

I like numbers and they like me too. Also love listening to music that sounds like the Blues.

Shafiq Jamal

Shafiq Jamal

Senior Vice-President, Corporate & Managing Director, Vancouver

When reputations are at stake, I can help: hands-on, rapid-response, measured counsel. Big influences on me? Sherlock, Poirot, soccer & wine.

Tariq Khan

Tariq Khan

Finance Associate

Key member of the WS Canada finance team. I support our financial success, creating profit for all.

Kristen King

Kristen King

Vice-President, Client Experience

Recovering reporter, agency aficionado and industry-induced hypochondriac. Build and lead award-winning teams. Always on a quest for why. Will work for travel.

Michael Kohn

Michael Kohn

Senior Manager, Integrated Media

Design nerd. Coffee fanatic. RSS feed enthusiast. Office wizard. Deconstructing problems and building solutions – that’s my jam.

Marie-philip leduc

Marie-philip leduc

Manager, Client Experience

I take on projects with a bang! Passionate and curious. I bring colors and flavors to all consumer accounts, and am always down for karaoke.

Toru Levinson

Toru Levinson

Director, Client Experience

Technology PR enthusiast. Based in Vancouver, but still learning how to embrace hiking.

Erin Macdonald

Erin Macdonald

Manager, Integrated Media

Average height, above average personality. Lover of communications, problem solving, black coffee and the Bring It On franchise (except #2).

Elyssa Macfarlane

Elyssa Macfarlane

Manager, Client Experience

Political enthusiast, lover of all things tech, avid beach volleyball player. If you want to talk fintech or data science, I’m your friend.

Elise Magliocchetti

Elise Magliocchetti

Senior Associate, Integrated Media

Lifelong organizer. Proud millennial. Social media enthusiast and tea junkie, coordinating all the things.

Madeline Marovino

Madeline Marovino

Director, Integrated Media

Modern-day explorer and glass-half-full kind of gal, constantly looking to step out of my comfort zone. I bring your ideas to life.

Natasha Martin

Natasha Martin

Director, Client Experience

Passionate problem solver. Organization obssessed. Food enthusiast. Self-diagnosed cyberchondriac.

Jessica Matteazzi

Jessica Matteazzi

Junior Art Director

Designer/Photographer/ Creator of things. Majored in Economics & Sociology. Board game player, independent music listener, culinary adventurer, dessert enthusiast.

Tyler Murphy

Tyler Murphy

Associate, Integrated Media

Curious, engaged and meticulous. Believes the best things come from passion, persistence and positivity. Unabashed lover of animals, basketball and all things Star Wars.

Rosie McGregor

Rosie McGregor

Director, Client Experience

Wall of sound, maximum overdrive. Fire tested. I start fires (camping) and put them out (crises). My job is pretty #lit.

Jennifer McLeod

Jennifer McLeod

Vice-President, Client Experience

High clarifier-implementer. Arbitrator with thick skin. Collaborator with an independent streak. Loves golf even though the game rarely reciprocates.

Val Mendonca

Val Mendonca

Director, Client Experience

Life-long student of yoga and meditation. I believe in 'namaste'-ing in the present. I'm just as mindful with my PR practice as my yoga practice.

Geoffrey Newsome

Geoffrey Newsome

Manager, Integrated Media

Knows all about Canadian cash crops, automated vehicles in India and seasoning the perfect steak. Can push your messaging on platforms you’ve never even heard of.

Marie-eve Noel

Marie-eve Noel

Vice-President, Client Experience

Client service nut, solution finder, team player. Knows the lyrics to every 90s songs. All. Of. Them.

Fatma Othman

Fatma Othman

Senior Associate, Integrated Media

Influencer whisperer. Loudest one in the office. I plan content better than I plan my trips to the gym. Still upset I'm not at Hogwarts.

Felicia Perricelli

Felicia Perricelli

Senior Planner

Busy tracking always-evolving human cultures to build ideas that resonate: behavioural theories, etic and emic perspectives, deep hanging out a.k.a. participant research. Life is magical realism.

Greg Power

Greg Power

President & CEO

Spiritual seeker, endlessly curious, fascinated by the power of story. Not afraid of tough decisions. Believes if you want something, give it away.

Michelle Reagan

Michelle Reagan

Director, Planning

Sparked by curiosity and the possibility of creating something new, I see ideas before making them reality. Design lover, passport stamp collector, and daydream believer.

Craig Ritchie

Craig Ritchie

Creative Director

Polymath, worshipper of pop-culture, proud father. Art & science; broadway songs & hair metal; fundamental brand-building & digital alchemy. I make ideas better.

Ian ROberts

Ian ROberts

Vice-President, Client Experience

Building infrastructure, bridging gaps, buttressing strategies. Wearing my client (hard) hat daily to keep activities on track and reach new heights.

Cameron Summers

Cameron Summers

Senior Vice-President & Managing Director, Toronto

A reformed politico now practicing his craft as a corporate communications leader. Dabbles in photography.

Lauren Thomson

Lauren Thomson

Director, Client Experience

Though often head-to-toe in black, I bring colour to WS work. Armed with an anything-is-possible attitude encouraged by a deep-rooted Planet Earth addiction.

Lindsay Trnkus

Lindsay Trnkus

Senior Manager, Client Experience

A few of my favourite things: Jeopardy, documentaries, puns (good and bad), bread (all varieties), music (select varieties), and Julie Andrews. I get things done.

Jennifer Wasley

Jennifer Wasley

Vice-President, Media Strategy

My reading comprehension scores are off the charts. I read stuff and then apply it daily. Like moisturizer. Which I love.

Katie Waterman

Katie Waterman

Director, Planning

Driven by a mind for strategy, a love of content, and a hunger for pizza. Analytical. Knows the exact probability of a bird attack at any given moment.

Brendan Watson

Brendan Watson

Senior Art Director

Father, husband, amateur chef, passionate teacher and lifelong student of marketing communications. Art Director, designer and creator of things both beautiful and strategic.

Amanda Wood

Amanda Wood

Associate Creative Director

Eats salad for breakfast. Willing to photoshop your face into most situations.

Rachel Yates

Rachel Yates

Senior Vice-President, Client Experience

A corporate and business thinker with a deep curiosity about what makes people tick; I love words, books, and things that make you think twice.

Jennifer Young

Jennifer Young

Office Manager

Proud 'office mom.' Meticulous and well organized. Fashion and interior decor are my passions. I keep the agency running so teams can focus on you.

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