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The Team


Paul Cormier: President & Senior Communications Strategist

Paul brings over 30 years of experience to the table in the strategic planning and production of learning and communications programs design. He has worked closely with senior decision makers across a broad spectrum of Canadian and US organizations in both the public and private sectors. Solid client relationships, consensus building, good communication skills and an excellent understanding of business objectives has allowed him to work on a variety of communications projects. His skills sets include public relations, training, eLearning, knowledge transfer, marketing & promotions and advertising. 
 
Paul is a graduate of Journalism & Print Broadcast Program at Algonquin College, Ottawa. Paul also attended The Journalism Program at Carleton University and Communications Studies at Windsor University. Paul has won a number of communication awards including: World Media Festival - Silver Award for Cannect Communications marketing/recruiting mini-CD-ROM, Best Fund Raising Video for the National Ballet, and the Ontario Health Educator Association’s Best Medical Information Video – Multiple Organ Retrieval & Exchange Program of Ontario.

Paul is actively engaged in the Simcoe County, having served as past Chairman of Board for Habitat for Humanity Huronia for (6 years, sat as a member on the Innisfil Recreational Centre Site Selection Committee (3 years) and Mentored at the Greater Barrie Business Enterprise Centre for (5 years) to name a few.   

Rob Hunter – Lead Technologist & Infrastructure Architecture
 
Rob has been developing internet media for twenty years including: designing & programming web architecture, custom intranets, learning management systems and mobile applications across a wide range of client groups, development environments and database infrastructures. He also has significant experience internationally, having developed corporate websites, intranets, LMS integrations and mobile web applications in the Middle East, Latin America, China and Southeast Asia. His programming skills include significant experience in ASP, Coldfusion, PHP, Miva, Perl, DHTML and JavaScript) as well as database infrastructures. Rob also offers extensive experience in wireless/PDA and HTML 5 development and web convergence.
 
 
Brent Hilderman - Senior Business Development & Marketing Strategist
 
Brent has 25 plus years of experience in strategic marketing development and creative management. He has an extensive working knowledge of the business cultures and practices of Canadian and US corporations, non-profit organizations, government agencies and associations. His expertise in identifying marketing opportunities such as co-branding, strategic planning, internet sales strategies, (SEO) search engine optimization, (SEM) search engine marketing, as well as the repurposing of new & traditional media has been proven by creating online media strategies for clients in a range of fields. His skill sets are further enhanced by a complete understanding of the media buying and the creative project process including new media, project /print management. 

Julie Riess- Dibiasio – Graphic Artist
Julie has gathered eight years’ experience creating unique designs that offer impact. She has worked on a variety of projects, including identity branding, tradeshow displays, print materials, business packages, editorial layouts and website designs. As an honours graduate of the Graphic Design program at Georgian College, Julie has a sound understanding of business issues. When working on national and international projects, Julie brings with her an understanding of the French language.

Nathaniel Knipe - Programmer and Technologist
We rely on Nathan to provide gaming and interactive design/programming experience in virtual simulations and 3D interactive design. His experience extends to research and development in current applications of evolving interactive software. Nathan specializes in interactive design software research, implementation for OC Portal, PHP, database Quarry, Photoshop and Unity . His skills sets include 3D modeling, texturing, video & audio editing, animation and storyboarding/ scripting.