Advisory Team & Social Impact Expert
Paula is a purposeful leader in international business circles with profound capabilities in brand building, communications and stakeholder engagement and social impact thought leadership.
Most recently Paula served as Vice President, People, Strategy & Communications for Cancer Care Ontario where she led the organization’s transformation to a more modern and agile enterprise. Prior to that, she was Chief of Staff, Vice President, Corporate Image & Business Excellence with Microsoft Canada. Paula led a high-performing team in building the Microsoft brand in Canada. She was recognized by Bill Gates as one of the company’s most influential leaders. She has been named as one of the top 150 Canadian Women in Business, the Top 100 Most Powerful Women and her contributions to social development have seen her awarded both the Queen Elizabeth Diamond and Golden Jubilee Medals.
MEET OUR TEAM
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Kate leads strategy and digital media at the WakeUp Agency. She specializes in digital advertising (GoogleAds Certified Expert and Facebook Ads Specialist) as well as email and influencer marketing. Kate's also CEO of Wake Up Kate, a mindfulness consultancy that trains organizations 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
To put it really simply, Roger manages the finances of our company. It’s something he’s done as CFO for many European 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