Over twenty years of client service experience spanning media and creative agencies with consumer packaged goods and B2B clients, the last twelve years specializing in clients in the financial services sector, including Vanguard, BMO, Invesco, Sun Life, TDAM, MD Financial, RBC.
For 20+ years, Katherine has worked with companies of all sizes to develop strategies that translate business objectives into results. Specializing in financial services, B2B and B2C clients include RBC Global Asset Management, Russell Investments, Vanguard, CFA Society Toronto, Qtrade, and Manulife Private Wealth.
We have no shareholders. No corner offices. No infrastructure to weigh us down.
All we have are imaginations and the means to record the ideas they dream up.
Simply put, Listen is a pool of proven strategic and creative thinkers.
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Certified Market Research Professional, MBA, and Master of Positive Psychology, Mary has over 20 years of experience with B2B and B2C Fortune 500 firms across North America. She is formerly VP Brand Strategy with CIBC, VP Brand Presence with SunLife and Executive Director Strategy, Research and Innovation with FutureBrand.
A product of the Bath Academy of Art, Briony's strong background in system graphics and serious experience in brand building have made her highly awarded work much in demand at agencies including BBDO, DDB, Flavour, ZiG, and CP+B. Financial services clients include BMO, RBC, Scotia Capital, and Scotiabank.
Has held every title from Copywriter to Chief Creative Officer. His work (much of it with Briony Wilson) has been globally recognized with hundreds of creative awards. Previous agencies include BBDO, DDB (Canada & U.S.), Flavour, and MacLaren. A writer of both copy and code, Craig has also built an ecommerce site from scratch.
Over twenty years of international experience writing for the financial services industry on both the client and agency side. Experience includes CI Financial, Sun Life, JWT, Kobs & Draft, and Gottschalk + Ash.
Works using a holistic design process that is both analytical and intuitive, always starting with extensive research and relationship building. Experienced in branding, visual identity systems, illustration/infographics, editorial, and corporate design.
Excellent problem solver with strategic and tactical skills combined with a reputation for high quality and on-time delivery. Over twelve years of interactive and digital experience across a variety of verticals including financial services, automotive, CPG, pharmaceutical, and agriculture.
An adaptive designer with over five years of print and digital experience in both UK and Canadian agencies. Skills include advertising, design, branding, editorial, illustration, and typography.
Peter was founder and CEO of Gee Jeffery and Partners Advertising, three times named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies by Deloitte Consulting LLP. He was also served for five years as Board Director of the ICA (Institute of Canadian Advertising).
Victoria founded ad agency Capital C with Tony Chapman in 1992. Most recently she was Managing Director at MDC Partners in New York and Toronto, advising a portfolio of marketing CEOs.
Formerly VP Marketing, COO of Rogers, leading one of Canada’s largest marketing budgets, he was the CMO in charge of the launch of the O2 brand in the UK, Europe, and Asia. Also a founder/investor in several start ups with multi-billion dollar exits, Kent is currently a founder and Managing Director of ScaleUP Ventures.
Michael was Principal of Wickware Communications from 2003 to 2016. As Creative Director, Michael produced numerous positioning platforms and advertising campaigns for top 100 financial services clients. Michael is currently founder and CMO for Planswell, a robo advisor start up.