Life is so short, just do what
makes you happy.
We are trusted advisors who dig deep to clarify problems. We provide insight so you can see who you really are. We tell your story and design it with purpose, and bring you relevant targeted leads to grow your business.
WHAT WE DO
We are a creative branding & marketing agency specializing in education and force for good brands.
Strategy • Identity • Brand Design • Brand Experience • Communications • Innovation • Brand Stories • Copywriting • Website Design • Search Advertising • Paid Social • And More
We live up to our values.
Giving without expectation • welcoming adversity • staying curious • being human • doing creative work that matters • radical listening • trusting our heart and gut • looking at the world with a fresh pair of eyes • leaning into emotion • taking leaps • zero small talk
MEET OUR TEAM
Good people who work
with good people.
Kate leads branding and digital strategy at the WakeUp Agency. She specializes in strategy, design and digital advertising (Search Ads and Paid Social). Kate's also a qualified mindfulness coach (UMASS Medical School) and President of WakeUp Kate, a mindfulness consultancy that trains schools and corporations in stress resilience across North America.
President, Chief Strategy Officer
Don leads the marketing and content creation programs for the WakeUp Agency and handles print advertising, direct marketing, media outreach, blogging, and copywriting. Don is also the active CEO of Don Kerr Writes, a storytelling and copywriting agency.
Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer
Bruna is a multidisciplinary designer with over 12 years experience in branding and design, passionate about translating insights into meaningful and beautiful solutions.
She specializes in branding, visual identity, packaging, POP and digital design.
Creative Director, Design
Dorin holds a Masters in Inclusive Design from OCAD University in Toronto, a BDes in graphic design (with distinction) and a Certificate in E-Commerce and Web Marketing from the University of Toronto. Dorin is also a respected digital and design professor.
Inclusive Design and Digital Associate
Meghan leads client partnerships as an associate partner at the WakeUp Agency. She is passionate about strategic brand development and has over 15 years of experience in the branding and design industry.
Client Services Associate Partner
Rick has been designing and developing websites and web apps for over 14 years (that’s like 50 in Internet years).
From database design to user interface design, from user journeys to hosting and security, he’s seen it all and worked with most of it.
Digital Tech Specialist
Paula is a purposeful leader in international business circles with profound capabilities in brand building, communications and stakeholder engagement and social impact thought leadership.
Advisory Team & Social Impact Expert
To put it really simply, Roger manages the finances of our company. It’s something he’s done for many European and Canadian companies and we’re extremely fortunate to have him on our team. Never one to stay idle, he’s a dedicated, determined genealogist and an enthusiastic ‘new’ golfer.
Roger Sanders, B.A., CPA, CA
Chief Financial Officer
The WakeUp Agency is integral to our growth in the private school market. Their ability to help us communicate in a genuinely differentiated manner is powerful.”