All about your creative dream team
We are a team of experienced designers, marketing & communication specialists, brand strategists, web developers, writers, and photographers.
We may not all work under one roof, however, we are mobile, flexible, and bring an infinite amount of expertise and experience to the table...wherever that table may be located. Keep reading and get to know our exceptional team!
CO-FOUNDER + CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Erin has focused her 23+ year graphic design career on corporate identity solutions, marketing collateral, and book design. Her creative leadership in designing more than 100 coffee table books — each one celebrating the lives of people and businesses — has established Erin as an acknowledged expert in outstanding book design. Her artistic flair and passion for storytelling have naturally transitioned into impactful brand, marketing, and website projects. Recognized for successful corporate identity solutions, websites and event branding, clients have come to rely on Erin for her passion, creativity, and commitment to delivering outstanding results.
Amanda has always loved creating with her own two hands and exploring colours and textures. She studied design in university, followed by a successful career designing for several major fashion companies. Currently, as a Junior Designer, she enjoys the endless creativity, the constant learning, and the relationships she is building with the clients. She loves the versatility this position offers, as she enjoys experimenting with so many different mediums such as graphic design, stop motion, video editing, photography, website design, and so much more!
STRATEGIC MARKETING CONSULTANT
Stacy Gorkoff brings over 20 years of valuable experience in B2B marketing, business development, and channel partner development for early- and growth-stage tech companies. As the Founder of Aluula Marketing, she specializes in integrated marketing strategy, storytelling, content creation, sales and channel enablement, and demand generation. Previously, Stacy served as Head of Marketing at the Digital Technology Supercluster, and VP of Marketing at JUDI.AI and INETCO. Stacy is results-driven, values kindness and empowerment, and is a proud Board Member for Ocean Ambassadors Canada. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, hiking, and paddling.
For over 20 years, Sandy has revitalized marketing and messaging for companies of all sizes, including some of Canada's most beloved brands. The visionary of the Decision Driver™ communication technique, Sandy is passionate about empowering businesses and teaching entrepreneurs how to market themselves effectively. Through her strategic Marketing Action Plans and training services, Sandy guides entrepreneurs and business teams to examine the motivations and behaviours of their customers and how to use that awareness to develop competitive brand strategies, craft unique marketing content, design effective sales tools, improve customer experience and communications, and ultimately, motivate customers to act.
BRAND COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST
Julie is an insightful communications consultant who crafts ideas, messages and stories, and understands their strategic value. Inspired by other people's life experiences, she draws on her own rich and varied personal and professional background, in Canada and abroad, including 10 years as owner of a full-service communications/design agency with a wide variety of clients, large and small. Julie is a skilled wordsmith, and an award-winning fine art photographer.
Keltie brings over 15 years of marketing expertise to the Kennedy Anderson team. She has worked with marketing and strategy teams for a number of Fortune 500 companies, including Unilever, Eddie Bauer, Dell, and IBM. In addition to having a passion for market research and tracking competitive trends across markets, Keltie has varied experience in brand management, positioning, marketing strategy, and business communications, with a focus on developing full-scale marketing plans and uncovering unique brand stories for each project.
A creative at heart, Megan brings a fresh perspective and her own unique eye to the Kennedy Anderson team. After completing her degree in Culture and Technology studies at Capilano University, her more recent completion of the Design Essentials program through BCIT and Emily Carr University allowed her to set her design career in motion. While also working for TransLink's Marketing department, with a focus on wayfinding, Megan's passion for design and ability to adapt allow her to happily thrive in any creative environment.
As a Senior Software Engineer and now Engineering Manager for start-up Machool Technologies, Matt is responsible for mentoring a team of developers and developing web-features for the company's web application. This includes working with the product design team on specifications through to development in HTML / CSS / JS / Node. Drawing on his previous years of experience as a Senior Software Engineer for Fatigue Science, and as a Tech Lead at Rethink, an award-winning design agency, Matt has become a jack-of-all-trades for Machool. He handles their infrastructure and works with the mobile team on their Angular / Ionic / Cordova applications. He also finds time to work with the HR team, hiring, managing and mentoring co-op students and junior software engineers. Matt has worked with the Kennedy Anderson team on multiple website projects over the past 6 years
Tyra, our recently appointed Project Manager, works to ensure seamless coordination between our team members and clients. With strong organizational skills and a curious and creative mindset, Tyra will be a valuable asset to our team as we continue to grow. After graduating from Simon Fraser University, Tyra will be gaining valuable corporate experience with us while continuing to explore other areas of design. In her free time, you can find her spoiling her Boston Terrier puppy and strategizing her next creative DIY project.
A self-taught artist and entrepreneur, Kathryn quickly positioned herself as Vancouver’s premiere portrait photographer, and is sought after by the most well-known of Vancouver personalities. Shooting her subjects in a friendly, relaxed manner, Kathryn’s focus is on the comfort and enjoyment of those she photographs, whether it is a family session or a shoot for corporate use. Years of working with and photographing people, and a keen and artful eye has honed her ability to create beautifully unique, artistic portraits.
Chris has close to 25 years experience in the printing industry. As owner of Printhink Solutions, he has been the go-to print expert for the Kennedy Anderson team for over 15 years. Clients can count on him for his expert knowledge, superior customer service, and to deliver the highest quality, cost-effective print solutions.
Tammy is a trained marketing and design professional with over 25+ years of experience. In 2011, she co-founded Kennedy Anderson Creative Group (now KA Creative) with her business partner, Erin Anderson. After 10 successful years of branding and marketing projects, Tammy pivoted her career and enrolled at UBC Sauder School of Business. The daughter of a Home Builder and a natural at home-staging, Tammy has recently embarked on a new career path in Real Estate.
Want to join our team?
We are always looking for passionate, creative and enthusiastic people. Let’s find out if we are a good match. Introduce yourself in an email with a link to your portfolio and resumé and we will take it from there.