Suzanne is the CEO of Shout Media, and an expert in developing digital strategies. Social and Digital Media are her strengths and creating engaging marketing campaigns for clients is her passion. She also works one-on-one with Shout Media’s marketing, web, digital, social, and design departments on a daily basis. With over a decade of experience working with hundreds of clients, Suzanne is a true Jill-of-all-Trades.
Mike is our COO and has been a professional developer since 2002 and has 15+ years in an agency setting. He has developed hundreds of websites and apps, and enjoys video production and 3D design. His client relations and leadership skills are out of this world, and have translated into a number of teaching and mentorship opportunities. Outside of work, Mike is a certified Family Man™ with 3 energetic boys.
Ashley is the Chief Marketing Officer at Shout Media and a mastermind with ad management and optimization. As an OCAD University grad, Ashley specializes in advertising and has been helping clients run campaigns with the best ROI for over a decade while keeping up with all the latest trends and tools. She can also deadlift 385lbs so we’re all very nice to her.
Shane is the Director of Development and a brilliant programmer. He has coded hundreds of websites along with custom web and mobile applications over the past 13 years mastering multiple programming languages. He is our lead WordPress and Shopify expert and foremost resource for AODA compliance and custom web solutions. He’s got a diploma in Electrical Engineering – Computers and we’re thinking he has a minor in office snacks because he has the best treats.
Armed with a Bachelor of Science in Business Marketing, Kristi honed her digital marketing skills at a top advertising agency in the U.S. specializing in recruitment. As our Director of Client Success, she oversees our project management team and our clients on their branding, marketing, and website presence; all while keeping their customer journey in mind. Fun fact: Kristi was recruited to play Division 1 volleyball in Illinois!
Tyler is one of our Lead Designers, and part-time photographer/videographer, with expertise in branding and user experience design. As a graduate of Western University, his broad experience allows him to take an integrated approach to solving client problems. Also his dad jokes are horrible but he just won’t stop telling them.
Taylor is a Senior Developer and has over 12 years of experience building innovative and responsive websites since his graduation from Confederation College’s Multimedia Program. He brings his passion to his work and humour to the office, both with incredible attention to detail. Taylor’s a whiz at balancing work with play and is an avid Toronto Maple Leafs fan (no comment).
David is the Director of Graphic Design at Shout Media who is passionate about bringing the highest standards of design to his work. He graduated from Confederation College’s Multimedia Program in 2011 and hasn’t stopped honing his craft since, even expanding into animation. He’s insanely quick and a man of few words, but his work speaks for itself.
Many of us consider Barb to be our office mom, but she’s actually Ashley’s mom. As Director of Administration, Barb keeps us in line with pretty much everything if we’re being honest. She graduated from Finance and Sales Management at Sault College, and is responsible for Accounts Receivables/Payables plus 1000 other things including small project coordination.
Senoga is our Senior Digital Marketing Strategist and joined the Shout team after pivoting from a background in Electrical Engineering. He’s certified in Google Video, Search, Display and Shopping Ads and uses his vast knowledge to spin digital gold for our clients. His eye for data analysis and passion for anything related means that he’s constantly learning about the latest SEM/SEO technology and honing his skills. Originally from Uganda, Senoga appreciates a good chess match and is a self-professed Raptors die hard.
After graduating with a Business Administration Marketing degree from Fanshawe College, Chelsea moved home to Barbados to strengthen her skills in social media marketing, design, and relaxation (we’re assuming). Chelsea worked with several clients in Barbados as a social media strategist before packing up and moving to the cooler temps known as Canada. As a Senior Client Success Manager Chelsea manages our educational clients among others and her days are packed with everything from managing successful campaigns to leading large web projects. She’s also ultra organized, a fabulous writer, and a talented artist!
Megan graduated from Confederation College in the Interactive Media Development program where she honed her skills in graphic design. As a Graphic Designer and Marketing Strategist she helps take our client’s social media presence to the next level with her creative designs and curated content. At home, Megan’s life doesn’t get any less busy – with 2 dogs and 2 cats and 1 Fiancé, she’s always kept on her toes.
Jen has many talents including the smooth execution of Shout’s print department. Her meticulous attention to detail is impeccable and ensures every print job is completed to perfection. Her creativity doesn’t stop at our print shop – you can tune into CILU Radio to listen to her show “Jen’s Bent”, which she’s been hosting since 2005!
Nick took Graphic Design at Durham College and joined the Shout team shortly after he graduated in 2021. He brings a fresh perspective to design projects and we’re thrilled to have him on board! While he grew up in Thunder Bay and Manitouwadge, he currently lives in Pickering where he works remotely, possibly from the beach near his place which is one of his favourite hang outs.
Maija joined the Shout team in 2021 and quickly moved into her General Manager role. Maija holds an HBA in Psychology from Lakehead University, a Human Resource Management certificate from Confederation College and brings with her years of customer service experience. A lover of all things client focused, Maija enjoys working alongside both staff and clients managing projects. Meeting timelines are her goal…always. When she’s not busy organizing all of the things, you’ll find Maija exploring the outdoors with her family and friends, watering her many house plants, and curling up with her cats (self-proclaimed resident cat-mom) and a good book/crochet project.
Kira graduated from Confederation College with a diploma in Computer Programming. Her interest in technology started off as a hobby, and then it turned into an obsession as she learned more about the underlying technology that is now fundamental to our everyday lives. She made the transition from forestry work to a web developer, but she still loves the woods. She often spends her spare time walking the trails or going camping.
After graduating with a Bachelor degree in Business Marketing from Griffith University, in Australia, Matt returned home to carve his career in marketing. It didn’t take long before he joined our team, putting his creative mindset to use as a Marketing Strategist. When he’s not collaborating on creative projects, he can be found working in Facebook Ads Manager.
Proud Mom, wife, sister, and daughter, born not far down the road in Nipigon, growing up around the north, in the states and living for a time on the east coast of Canada, Kathy graduated from Confederation (general arts/science) and LU (psychology/sociology). Her background in behavioural studies helped her quickly grow in a number of management roles, from operations to HR. Most recently working on ‘special projects’ in indigenous education and re-ground to her roots in the north. She joins Shout with the ability to wear many hats, all at the same time as an administrative assistant. Happy to be learning something new, and bringing in tools and skills collecting along her pathway. Daily goals are to find blessings and happiness while spreading kindness in everyday moments.
Daniel dos Santos
Originally from Brazil, Daniel moved to Canada with his family in 2018 and joined our Shout Media team as a Digital Marketing Strategist in 2022. He has a degree in Journalism and a post-graduation in Communication and Marketing. Daniel has been working in the Marketing industry for the last 17 years. He has dedicated his time to Digital Marketing for most of those years. His passion is understanding how to connect and impact people using technology and digital tools. Outside of work, Daniel is an avid bike rider and a punk rock collector.
Originally from Lithuania, Ineta is a Web Developer and recent graduate of the New Media Design and Web Development program at BCIT. She’s passionate about creating engaging digital experiences and works hard to bring client ideas and design concepts to life. With a background in the film industry and digital arts, front-end development and UI/UX come naturally to her. When she’s not coding, she’s usually curled up with a good book or exploring a new part of Canada!
Athul Paul is a skilled digital marketer with a diverse talent set in SEO, social media management, PPC, email marketing, and more. Originally from India, Athul pursued their education at Conestoga College in Kitchener, graduating with a degree in Strategic Marketing Communications. He has worked with several marketing agencies and recruitment companies throughout their career, gaining valuable experience and honing their skills. In his free time, Athul enjoys playing basketball, listening to music, and immersing themselves in books.
Emily is embarking on her final year at McMaster University in the Arts & Science undergraduate program. Having initially joined Shout as their summer student in 2022, she is now working as both a Digital Marketing Strategist and Administrative Assistant. As a member of Gen Z, Emily leverages her expertise in social media and other digital platforms to offer valuable perspective to a diverse portfolio of projects. Additionally, she has great writing skills! During her spare time, Emily enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and her dog, Finn.