Our people

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.

Victoria Arvanitis

Senior Associate, Integrated Media
High impact communicator with a fast-paced mindset. Pop culture advocate, dog mom, and plant enthusiast. Here to take your brand to the next level!
Robyn Adelson, Executive Vice President, Strategy & Engagement, Weber Shandwick Canada

Robyn Adelson

Chief Strategy Officer, North America

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

Ryan Bazeley

Ryan Bazeley

Senior Vice-President, Integrated Media Strategy

Helping great brands tell great stories is my jam.

Kyle Brown

Kyle Brown

Vice-President, Strategic 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.

GRACE CHAOUI

Senior Manager, Integrated Media

News junkie. Obsessed with all the latest political drama and the memes they inspire. Speak four tongues, trying to learn a fifth.

Shipra Chauhan

Vice-President, Strategic Planning

South Asian roots, global mindset. I help brands own their moment in culture.

Deane Code

Director, Client Experience

Gentle samurai dedicated to my craft and the ones I love. Words can heal or harm. Pen them wisely.

Samantha Colligan

Art Director

creative thinker driven by curiosity and an unwillingness to stop learning. I enjoy true crime podcasts, craft beers and a good who-dun-it book.

Michelle Connolly

Michelle Connolly

Vice-President, Strategic Planning

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

Milena D'Agostino

Milena D’Agostino

Director, Client Experience

Torontonian turned Vancouverite then back again. Still undecided if I prefer the snow to rain. Conversationalist by nature, storyteller by trade.

Sandra D'ambrosio, Senior Vice President & National Practice Lead, Consumer

Sandra D’Ambrosio

Executive Vice-President, Business Development

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.

Kelsey De Melo

Associate, Integrated Media

Fuelled by a passion to help brands create a positive impact. Most likely on a walk with my dogs or chatting about politics.

Dana Frank

Dana Frank

Director, Client Experience

Buttoned down and solutions-oriented. Sarcastic and dry. Witty and quick. Curly hair can’t be tamed.

Carter Gibbins

Senior Associate, Integrated Media

Collaborative strategist, influencer whisperer and Reality TV Connoisseur.

Vinaya Gopaal

Senior Manager, Integrated Media

Lover of words, the news and good food. Don’t tell me there’s a problem; tell me let’s nail this!

Melissa Graham

Melissa Graham

Senior Vice-President, Deputy Client Experience Lead

A high-energy, non-caffeinated, always explosive consumer PR pro. Constantly curious, pushing, moving, executing. Let’s go!

Rachel Hlinko

Rachel Hlinko

Director, Client Experience

I remember too many random facts for my own good.

Garry Ho

Senior Manager, Integrated Media
Got into PR for the glam, stayed for the strategic storytelling. Lived on three continents but still believe that the West Coast is the best coast.
Marc Holmes

Marc Holmes

Managing Editor

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

Julie Holroyde

Senior Vice President, Healthcare

Science buff who loves all things health and medicine. I like nothing better than a tough communications challenge. Spending time with my dog and travelling makes me happiest.

Leha Huynh

Leha Huynh

Billing Manager

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

Shafiq Jamal

Senior Strategic Consultant, Vancouver

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

Leanne James

Leanne James

Vice-President, Human Resources

Develops and transforms individuals and organizations. Collects good luck charms from around the world but obsessively creates own luck. Office teacher. Wicked sense of humour.

Tariq Khan

Tariq Khan

Senior Financial Analyst

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

Marie-Emmanuelle Khoury

Marie-Emmanuelle Khoury

Director, Client Experience

Communications junkie. Team player. Feminist. Addicted to Caffeine, traveling and kindness. Equally passionate about Gansta rap and French classics. Often found in school gyms at a basketball games. Biggest stress in life: what to make for dinner.

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

Director, Strategic Planning

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

Ahmad Ktaech

Ahmad Ktaech

Group Creative Director

A creative director with a neuroscience degree. It’s a good story.

Marie-Philip Leduc

Marie-Philip Leduc

Director, 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.

Melissa Legaspi

Melissa Legaspi

Vice-President, Client Experience

Passionate communicator. Fast talker. Multitasker extraordinaire. Curious by nature. Fascinated by how brands can change the world, and how the world can change in an instant. Toddler-chasing Mama Bear. Sunshine mixed with a little hurricane.

Alana Lipton

Alana Lipton

Director, Integrated Media

Returned Torontonian missing the California sun. Avid coffee drinker and enthusiastic reader. Quiet listener with big ideas that follow.

Elise Magliocchetti

Elise Magliocchetti

Manager, Integrated Media

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