Meet The Team

A collection of people inspired by digital technologies.
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Work with a team who will put your best interests first.

Imagine an agile team of professionals with the energy of someone who is constantly hopped up on caffeine. While we might not be quite as energetic as that (although, there is usually an abundance of caffeine running through our collective veins), we will put all of our energy into working together to create the best digital marketing solutions for your business. By combining sound strategy, effective design, and reliable implementation, we help our clients make smarter, more effective marketing decisions.

Carlos

Founder, Marketing Strategy & Direction

CALL CARLOS: 604-866-2230

Expertise
  • Marketing strategy
  • Project management
  • Account management
  • Business development

Carlos has had over 18 years of experience in the digital industry and truly has a passion for assisting businesses in reaching their fullest potential. At FirstPage Marketing, Carlos puts his skills to work—focusing on direction, marketing strategy and business development.

Q&A with Carlos

Favourite thing about your job:

For me it is all about people. I love having the opportunity to work with a very fun and talented team knowing that, together, we help clients market their businesses better. I enjoy developing strong relationships with our clients, finding creative solutions to challenges and seeing results.

What is your favourite restaurant?

Locally, Katana in Langley is definitely one of my favourites. I enjoy the ambience, food and show when the Teppan-yaki is going on in front of you.

What do you like to do when you’re not working?

I love spending time with my kids and wife building memories together. We really enjoy the outdoors so, depending on weather and seasons, we go hiking one of the local peaks (Mt Cheam was a total highlight last year), bike riding along the Fraser river, camping or skiing.

Marie

Account Manager

CALL MARIE: 604-866-2230

Expertise
  • Service
  • Account management
  • Trust and care
  • Gift of gab

Marie is passionate about working with people and helping to fulfill and meet their individual needs. She has 14 years of experience in the service and sales industry. Marie has seen many different countries and she uses the knowledge that she’s learned from the many cultural experiences in her everyday life.

Q&A with Marie

Favourite thing about your job:

I love seeing the ‘before & after’s’—super cool to see how we can help a company improve and better their business results

What has travelling taught you?

It’s taught me respect for other cultures and empathy for people. The best thing – it’s introduced me to so many amazing people that I still keep in touch with. Some people, that I met 14 years ago in Portugal, I still catch up with in London every time I’m there!

What kinds of things really make you laugh?

My niece and nephews make me laugh most often with what they do and say. On the rare occasion that my brothers start to giggle (I mean that is really rare), then I laugh long and hard! I love my family.

Chris

Account Manager

CALL CHRIS: 604-866-2230

Expertise
  • Developing client relationships
  • Service
  • Digital marketing strategies
  • Helping clients go to the next level

Chris has spent the last seven years in sales & marketing, supporting businesses in the Fraser Valley and helping them achieve their marketing goals. He loves engaging with his clients and finding innovative and effective marketing solutions for their business. On weekends he can be found perfecting his homebrew recipe, getting in a round of golf, or in his kitchen preparing a fantastic dinner for his family. Chris thrives off spending time with his wife and daughter, often enjoying the outdoors or settling in for family movie night.

Q&A with Chris

Favourite thing about your job:

In addition to working with a fantastic and talented team, I always enjoy working with clients from beginning to end on a project. No matter the size or the scope, wrapping up a project with positive results always feels great!

What was a defining time in your life?

When I was twenty years old, I travelled to Europe by myself for two months and then the next year I spent two months in Central America. To travel alone at a young age taught me so many life lessons that shaped me into the person I am today, gifting me the passion of travel, food and cultural exploration.

What is your favourite holiday?

Could it be anything but Christmas? Seriously, I am a Christmas fanatic and everything that comes with it — the decorating, the carols, the cool weather, the food and drinks, and, most importantly, spending time with friends and family.

Ronald

Operations Manager

CALL RON: 604-866-2230

Expertise
  • Strategy
  • Communications
  • Service
  • Planning
  • Organization
  • Problem Solving

Ronald brings to the table a background in Sales Operations Management and Marketing Management. Combined with a deep passion for people and learning / implementing new technologies, he is truly committed to the success of our clients and our team. Outside of work, you can find him catering to his diverse range of interests. From automotive maintenance, hiking, biking, climbing to Settlers of Catan, the list goes on.

Q&A with Ronald

Favourite thing about your job:

Working with people from diverse backgrounds and stories is the recipe for an open mind and deep learning. From learning about new industries, business models, innovations and cultures, FirstPage really gives us the opportunity to be involved with so much. The feeling of coming into work and having a sense that I’m growing professionally is important, but feeling like I’m growing as a person is my favourite part.

Are you passionate about fitness?

Human kinesthetics is something I am deeply interested in. “Fit” is different for everybody. The way I see it, giving your body the opportunity to move is not only a privilege but a practice in self-respect. Put me into any court field or weight room then I’d be laughing and smiling the whole time! But I’m a competitor at heart so I am generally in it to win it- so watch out. These days, you can commonly find me climbing in Squamish, training on my gravel bike or losing miserably in board games- but I love to play.

What is the best place you have travelled to?

The Himalayas is my happy place. When I trekked to Everest Basecamp in 2019, I was the happiest I have ever been. There’s something humbling about waking up between endless rock formations that touch the sky from horizon to horizon. To be in viewing distance of the highest peak on Earth, listening to the soft ring of a singing howl and prayer flags blow in the wind is… blissful. On top of that, the rich and immersive culture, cuisine and people in Nepal is something I hope to see more of another day.

Dillon

Project Manager

CALL DILLON: 604-866-2230

Expertise
  • Search engine optimization
  • Content writing
  • Front end development
  • Social media strategy
  • Email marketing

Dillon enjoys the union between marketing and technology. He loves to create work that captures attention. Whether it’s producing a website or designing an email campaign, translating his interests into value for clients is his passion.

Q&A with Dillon

Favourite thing about your job:

What I love most about my job is that I am able to do many different things that contribute to one goal. Social media, content creation, front end development; each one of these tasks is unique, which brings diversity to my job, but also allows me to strive for the same goal of helping the client’s business grow.

Why do you enjoy rock climbing?

Rock climbing is great because it is both a mental and physical challenge. It helps to stay fit while forcing you to problem solve, plan routes, moves, and maneuvers.

If you had to have a pet: dog or cat?

Dog, no question. Dogs offer great companionship and, throughout history, have proven to be a great support to human beings in general. Whether they are herding sheep or helping us to hunt, they are extremely useful and offer utilitarian value. But even if they aren’t used for these things, they are awesome to just play with in a park. I can’t say that about cats.

Christine

Marketing Coordinator

CALL CHRISTINE: 604-866-2230

Expertise
  • Social media
  • Analytics and reporting
  • Communications
  • Search engine optimization
  • Research

Christine’s background and education in social media and marketing combined with her passion for working with people to bring projects together seamlessly have enabled her to cultivate an adaptable and analytical approach to marketing. On the weekends you can find her enjoying any outdoor activity, including playing beach volleyball, surfing, and hiking.

Q&A with Christine

Favourite thing about your job:

My favourite part about my job is being able to work in a collaborative team environment. Growing up playing sports made me love teamwork, and I am thrilled to continue that at FirstPage.

Why do your favourite food?

My go-to meal is always a Mediterranean or Italian dish. I will never turn down or get bored of pasta and bread. Bring on the carbs, please!

What is your favourite thing about surfing?

The best part about surfing is the exhilarating feeling of (finally) getting up on a wave after trying countless times. The feeling is addictive; I find myself constantly saying “Okay, just one more wave…”

Marisa

Content Creation Manager

CALL MARISA: 604-866-2230

Expertise
  • Content writing
  • Editing
  • Communications
  • Organization
  • Story telling

Marisa began her marketing experience working for a local business and, ever since then, she has developed a passion for helping businesses grow and expand their horizons. Through her love of writing, editing, and design, Marisa strives to go the extra mile with all FirstPage customers.

Q&A with Marisa

Favourite thing about your job:

Writing and getting to learn new things every day. Ever since the third grade, I’ve always dreamed about having a career in writing, so getting to spend time writing every day is huge for me. I’m also extremely curious by nature, so I love the fact that there’s always something new to learn in the vast world of digital marketing.

If you could have any superpower, what would you choose?

It’s a toss up between teleportation and the ability to time travel. Being able to teleport would mean being able to travel and see the world without spending a dime. But, on the other hand, having the ability to time travel would mean being able to read a thousand lifetimes of books, and I don’t know if anything in the world could be better than that.

What do you love about living in the Fraser Valley?

Living in a place where you have the best of both urban and nature is amazing. There is always something to do, whether it’s going for a hike to explore the woods or seeing the latest movies with friends. Life is never really boring. Plus, I’ve always been a bit of a pluviophile, so it doesn’t get any better than living on the edge of a rainforest.

Nick

Marketing Director

CALL NICK: 604-866-2230

Expertise
  • Search engine optimization
  • Marketing strategy
  • Content marketing
  • Social media strategy
  • Communications

Nick is a jack-of-all-trades type marketer who likes to get his feet wet in every area of digital marketing. He’s especially passionate about social media marketing, graphic design and content writing; however, he’s also eager to level up his SEO and SEM skills. If Nick’s not in the office, he’s likely out gaining elevation while exploring some of BC’s best mountains and trails.

Q&A with Nick

Favourite thing about your job:

Every day I learn something new. It’s a great feeling when you get to leave work satisfied, knowing that you’re more knowledgeable about the industry than you were the day before. That learning stems from the incredible team at FirstPage and their willingness to invest in people development. The support and encouragement that I feel when I’m at work is unparalleled.

What drives you about long distance running?

It allows me to see how far I can push myself both physically and mentally. Long distance running has taught me a lot about my stamina and perseverance. The only person I am competing against is myself and I like that.

As you have previously owned both a dog and a cat, what other animal would you own?

A Grizzly Bear (hear me out).It would have to be one of those unique situations where it was a rescued cub that was incapable of surviving in the wild. Assuming that I had a big enough property and enough time to properly raise it, I would do it in a heartbeat. Believe it or not, there are people out there that have Grizzly Bears. It’s a bit of a stretch, but one can dream.

Joel

Content Writer

CALL JOEL: 604-866-2230

Expertise
  • Content writing
  • Research
  • Communications
  • Editing

Joel has a passion for writing and research, both of which serve him well in the pursuit of quality written content. With a never-ending desire to learn, Joel seeks to understand the unique needs of every FirstPage Marketing client and create content based on this knowledge.

Q&A with Joel

Favourite thing about your job:

Getting to write about a variety of unique topics and industries every day. There’s always an opportunity to learn about something that I had little to no knowledge of. As an avid learner, it’s hard not to be excited about that. It’s also amazing starting with a blank page and then seeing it filled in with content at the end.

What do you like to do when you aren’t working?

Spend time with my family. I have an incredible wife, an amazing young daughter, and an energetic corgi that loves to run. Just getting out for a walk together is wonderful. Outside of family time, I enjoy playing guitar, watching hockey, playing video games, and creating storyboards.

If you could have any superpower, what would you choose?

The ability to fluently read, write, and speak every language in human history. I know it sounds lame, but I often think about how much writing, music, and other media are lost on me because I don’t understand it. Sure, there are translations, but a lot of cultural meaning and insights tend to be lost through the localization process. Also, I would be able to confidently travel anywhere without fear of a language barrier.

Jakki

Creative Director

CALL JAKKI: 604-866-2230

Expertise
  • Graphic design
  • Website design
  • Brand development
  • Visual Communications
  • Infographic design

Jakki has been working as a print and web designer for over 10 years, with experience designing for a variety of industries including agriculture, finance, tourism and industrial. Jakki loves creative problem solving and watching her creative solutions come to life. She brings passion and strategy to her design work, ensuring successful results for FirstPage Marketing and their clients.

Q&A with Jakki

Favourite thing about your job:

My favourite thing about my job is seeing how my design work helps our clients further their businesses and achieve more success. I am always learning about new industries and am being presented with new creative challenges which I love.

What do you do for fitness?

I am a bit unconventional when it comes to fitness activities, and so currently I am really into doing flying trapeze (I am far from being a Cirque de Soleil performer). I have a background in gymnastics, so I enjoy fitness activities where I am learning to master skills, build strength, as well as provide a thrill.

What kind of pet would you like to have?

I would like to have a pig one day; they are so smart and affectionate, and I find them adorable.

Karl

Technical Lead

CALL KARL: 604-866-2230

Expertise
  • Website development
  • Software development
  • Programming
  • Database architecture
  • Connectivity and networks
  • Graphic design and user interface

Karl’s experience in website and software development goes back over 25 years. He is proficient in today’s web technologies and programming languages and has built well over 400 websites in his days as a developer.

Q&A with Karl

Favourite thing about your job:

The thing I love most about this industry is its dynamic nature. There are always new developments as technology advances, and we can utilize these advances to provide clients with the best solutions.

What do you like to do when you’re not working?

For the past 12 years, when not working, between the months of October to March you will find my wife and I at a hockey rink. Both our sons have played since they were small children, and they continue to play now. I enjoy music and play guitar to relax. Family is important, we have regular family movie or games nights.

If you have a pet: Dog or Cat?

Two cats, Mittens and Peaches as well as a dog-in-law named Kai. Peaches is actually more dog than cat, she plays fetch, tag and hide n’ seek.

Ron

Web Designer & Developer

CALL RON: 604-866-2230

Expertise
  • Elementor, DIVI and Avada
  • Javascript and jQuery Implementation
  • Wordpress frameworks
  • Troubleshooting
  • Problem solving
  • Graphic Design

Ron has been fully immersed in the WordPress ecosystem from design, development and optimization for over 10 years. With his creative and strategic mindset, he expertly navigates complex situations and challenges what it means to be a web developer. He is creative at heart, a strategist by practice and an all-around well sharpened, team member at FirstPage. He is passionate about turning concepts and ideas into beautiful, interactive and conversion-focused websites. Using his background and education in Information Technology, he is able to think outside the box. But above all, he loves helping people towards the path of success.

Q&A with Ron

Favourite thing about your job:

What I love the most about my job is being able to practice and nurture my passion which is design and programming. Ever since high school, these things fascinate me more than anything. Just like they said - "Make your passion your profession". And I'm glad that I found mine.

What is your favourite food?

My favorite food is cheese, fruits, and curries.

If you could have any superpower, what would you choose?

I love continuous learning so if given a chance to have a superpower, it's the ability to retain all the information you see and read forever. Like "Mike Ross" from the Suits series

What do you like to do when you aren’t working?

I like to read books about entrepreneurship, leadership, finance, management, among others. My favorite books are (1) How to Win Friends and Influence People (2) Scaling Up (3) Elon Musk biography.

Kyla

Accounting and Office Administration

CALL KYLA: 604-866-2230

Expertise
  • QuickBooks
  • Excel
  • Organization
  • Planning
  • Researching

Kyla has worked in bookkeeping and office administration for over six years. She loves to help others and appreciates her ability to do so in her role at FirstPage Marketing. Kyla is highly organized and enjoys spending time outdoors.

Q&A with Kyla

Favourite thing about your job:

Being able to support a great team of people and be a part of a company that I admire.

What do you like to do when you’re not working?

I love to walk, especially in quiet areas where I can appreciate nature. I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, and with my cat (whom I consider family!). When I’m at home, I like to read and watch movies.

What is your favourite place to go on vacation?

Every couple of years, I travel to California to visit family, but my favourite part of the journey is driving down the Oregon coast. I love the beauty of the ocean and the calm mindfulness that it brings.

Andrea

Accounting

CALL ANDREA: 604-866-2230

Expertise
  • Accounting
  • Tax
  • Payroll
  • Organizing

Andrea has been a CPA for over 15 years and has worked as an accountant in a variety of industries including public practice, construction, and banking. At FirstPage Marketing, Andrea enjoys applying these skills to help FirstPage grow and provide our clients with the exceptional service and products.

Q&A with Andrea

Favourite thing about your job:

Working with a great team of people and analyzing the financials to help Firstpage grow.

What has been your favourite place to visit?

My favourite place to visit has been Spain because of the culture and the architecture.

What is your favourite dessert?

My favourite dessert is apple crisp and vanilla ice cream with a drizzle of caramel sauce on top. Yum!

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