Stevie loves this business. A lot.
STEVIE CROZIER
MANAGING DIRECTOR

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.

 
Climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in 2012. Went back up for the keys she forgot in 2013.
KATHERINE MAGEE
DIRECTOR OF STRATEGY

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.

 
 
 
Mary is a ride leader for the Toronto Bicycling Network. The pay is lousy but you get lots of fresh air.
MARY NEWMAN
RESEARCH & INNOVATION

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.

 
Owns a thousand dogs, not one named Kevin despite years of claims that if she had a dog, she would call it Kevin.
BRIONY WILSON
CREATIVE DIRECTOR/ART

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.

 
When he's not working, Craig likes tanks.
CRAIG COOPER
CREATIVE DIRECTOR/WRITER

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.

 
Can say “turn left” and “turn right” in Cantonese. Look Carol up next time you're playing Pin the Tail On the Donkey in Shanghai.
CAROL KURTZ
SENIOR WRITER

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.

 
 
 
Named after “That Girl” Marlo Thomas, our Marlo has a 150lb. dog named after a gin. We're not making this stuff up.
MARLO BIASUTTI
SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER

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.

 
Has a six pound Morkie that she loves to dress up in fancy clothes. The dog's opinion on the matter is presently unknown.
CLAUDIA DE LA FUENTE
ACCOUNT DIRECTOR

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.

 
Obsessed with video games to the point of using an Xbox controller to groom that big giant beard of his.
ROWAN VAN BLERK
GRAPHIC DESIGNER

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.

 
 
 
Has a secret. And is dying to tell it.
PETER JEFFERY
CHAIRMAN/ADVISOR

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).

 
Despite her success with Capital C, Victoria's favourite letter is, and always has been, the lowercase q.
VICTORIA CALVERLEY
ADVISOR

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.

 
In his youth, Kent could run a four minute mile. Then he found out about the existence of the TTC.
KENT THEXTON
ADVISOR

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.

 
Loves financial brands so much. Soooo much.
MICHAEL WICKWARE
ADVISOR

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.

 
 
 
 
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CONTACT
Stevie Crozier
steviec@listencom.com