An independent full service ad agency | Banfield

About Banfield 

Talent and expertise that can become your big advantage 

Why choose Banfield

We are independent, bilingual, and have been in business for over 50 years. 

Our services 

Strategy

We drive thinking for brands who want to shape the future

 

Brand

Marketing

Content

Digital

Social

Creative

Ideas, imagery and experiences that leave a lasting impression

 

Creative direction

Art direction

Design + illustration

Copywriting + naming

Branding

Media

Tactics and insights that break through to your audiences

 

Media planning 

Media buying

Reporting and analysis

PPC marketing 

Digital

Sleek digital products that look great and perform even better

 

UI / UX design 

Web development

Email campaigns

SEO

Marketing automation

Motion

Storytelling through motion that creates attention, consideration and action

 

Live action

Pre and post production

Motion graphics

3D animation

Audio production

Our process 

Understand

We conduct discovery and research to understand your business, objectives and audiences.

Focus

We set measurable objectives and identify key insights and core strategy to achieve them.

Develop

We use insight and inspiration to create and refine core concept, messaging and/or plan.

Execute

We write, design and produce content across all tactics, media and audience touch points.

Evaluate

We analyze and report results against objectives using KPIs, then refine as necessary.

Banfield makes it easy. They have a process that they follow, but we are included in every phase. As the Legion’s Agency of Record for many years, they have become an invaluable partner—like an extension of our marketing team.

Dion Edmonds

Director, Marketing and Communications
Royal Canadian Legion

We’re relationship builders 

You need a team of highly specialized professionals you can trust to work seamlessly with yours. At Banfield, we are proven, we are nimble, and we always find a way. We work hard to earn your trust and to build connections with your audiences. We’ll dig in, get up to speed quickly, and keep working until we have a solution that goes way beyond good enough.

Meet the team 

Timothy Jones Portrait

Timothy embodies Banfield’s values of curiosity, fun and (especially) grit. He has a keen visual eye, a relentless work ethic, a passion for travel, and an unshakeable love of Dolly Parton.

Timothy Jones

President & Creative Director Président et Directeur de création Partner/Associé

Véronique Gravel Portrait

Véronique is best known for having a laugh heard throughout the building. Véro excels at developing strong relationships built on trust with both clients and the Banfield team.

Véronique Gravel

Director of Client Services Directrice service-conseil Partner/Associée

Antra Balode Portrait

Antra brings 15+ years of international experience to a variety of websites, multimedia projects and digital campaigns. Prior to entering agency life, Antra ran two businesses and an NGO of her own.

Antra Balode

Digital Director

Aurélie Barbe Portrait

Banfield’s resident translator Aurélie has 10 years of client-side experience, so she knows what it takes to deliver quality campaigns from both sides of the boardroom.

Aurélie Barbe

Account Director Directrice de comptes

Owen Beamish Portrait

Owen’s past lives as a bellhop, a UPS driver and a furniture salesperson, give him a unique background that helps him find insights that speak directly to our audiences.

Owen Beamish

Strategy & Account Coordinator

Lynn Bereza Portrait

Lynn has worked at multiple agencies and broadcast stations over her 30+ year career. She pushes the envelope in every aspect of her life — from delivering out-of-the-box media strategies to touring around on her Harley.

Lynn Bereza

Media Director

Alex Bonhomme Portrait

You can bet on Alex when it comes to delivering top notch campaigns or playing a mean game of poker. His love of gaming, golf, and grabbing audience’s attention is what drives him forward.

Alex Bonhomme

Account Executive

Louise Brewer Portrait

Since joining the company in 1999, Louise’s attention to detail and strong relationship-building skills have made her a Banfield staple.

Louise Brewer

Post Production & Quality Control Manager

Ryan Charter Portrait

Ryan’s dreams of becoming Spider-Man may not have panned out but he’s become a superhero at Banfield when it comes to managing clients, media planning, and communicating.

Ryan Charter

Account and Media Coordinator

Sophia Ching Portrait

Sophia’s creativity has no bounds. Her love of graphic design, sewing, crocheting, and sketching are inspired by her world travels.

Sophia Ching

Junior Designer

Brad Doyle Portrait

Brad’s love of 3D shines through in everything he creates. A creative in all aspects of his life, Brad’s more static passions include 3D printing, painting and industrial design.

Brad Doyle

Motion Designer & 3D Generalist

Katrin Emery Portrait

Katrin is easily the most colourful person at Banfield. Her extensive experience working with major clients in addition to creating her own line of jewelry and accessories at her self-made business makes her a creative force to be reckoned with.

Katrin Emery

Designer & Illustrator

Amanda Garlough Portrait

Amanda is a born nurturer. From plants to pets to client relationships, she specializes in helping things grow and thrive.

Amanda Garlough

Senior Account Executive

Lindsay Gavey Portrait

Lindsay is driven and detail oriented. Her talent for finding unique brand insights, developing creative strategies and delivering results is unmatched.

Lindsay Gavey

Strategy Director

Ryan Grevatt Portrait

Propelled by his love of film and media, Ryan has over 20 years’ experience producing countless commercials, corporate films, motion graphics and 3D animations.

Ryan Grevatt

Motion Director Directeur vidéo Partner/Associé

Laura Hamlin Portrait

Laura’s love for the creative process inspires her to organize and manage some of Banfield’s most innovative digital projects, including games, interactive apps and websites.

Laura Hamlin

Digital Project Manager

Venise Harquail Portrait

Venise is bright and bilingual with over 40 years’ marketing experience — and over 20 at Banfield! Having been a part of various departments over the years, Venise has a unique understanding of the industry from all angles.

Venise Harquail

Account Executive Chargée de comptes

Jessica Harris Portrait

Jessica is adventurous, with an eye for bold and innovative design. Her work has been featured in Women of Type, a book showcasing the lettering work of women and nonbinary creatives.

Jessica Harris

Designer

Stephanie Heng-Yeoh Portrait

With her passion for storytelling and cooking delicious food, Steph brings just as much heat to creative brainstorms as she does to the kitchen.

Stephanie Heng-Yeoh

Copywriter

Craig Hooper Portrait

Craig is an off-the-wall creative with a passion for simplicity, clarity and consistency. His 20+ years of UX experience has allowed him to build countless digital products that are beautiful, intuitive, and memorable.

Craig Hooper

Senior UX Designer

Nicolas Ibrahim Portrait

Nicolas is both experimental and intentional in his design process. His experience working as a design and visual arts teacher has allowed him to communicate clear ideas that inform and captivate audiences.

Nicolas Ibrahim

Designer/Designer graphique

Liz Jackson Portrait

Liz is Banfield’s self-appointed President of Fun. Her love of absurdist humour, early 2000s advertising and jingles help her write some of Banfield’s weirdest work.

Liz Jackson

Senior Copywriter

Marissa King Portrait

Marissa has a big heart and even bigger laugh. With 20+ years of experience in editing, design and sound production, her work has been featured in a variety of publications and TV stations.

Marissa King

Senior Editor

Rebecca Lee Portrait

Becky lives for solving big problems and connecting with people in new ways. With years of teaching experience and a passion for youth education, Becky’s insights help our clients successfully deliver important messages to unexpected audiences.

Rebecca Lee

Senior Strategist

Craig Lobban Portrait

Craig has over 15 years of experience working for agencies big and small. He has a passion for big ideas and his work has been recognized by national and international awards and publications, though that doesn’t seem to impress his two young kids.

Craig Lobban

Creative Director

Tom Lynch Portrait

Tom is a creative problem solver. Coming from a public relations background, his experience ranges from project management to digital marketing, social media strategy, and customer acquisition.

Tom Lynch

Account Executive

Peter Mulder Portrait

Kiwi-turned-Canuck Peter came to Canada and Banfield over 20 years ago. Not only is he a passionate and talented designer with over 30 years of experience, he also happens to be Banfield’s best baker!

Peter Mulder

Associate Creative Director

Derrick Outram Portrait

Derrick crafts clear, compelling and (occasionally) clever narratives for Banfield’s diverse clients. With 20 years of experience storytelling in every conceivable format, Derrick is a jack of all trades — and master of some.

Derrick Outram

Senior Writer Partner

Greg Rouble Portrait

Greg is our unofficial Banfield Dad. The many roles he has played throughout his 20+ year career have honed his skillset and allow him to easily shift between design and production work for print and digital campaigns.

Greg Rouble

Graphic Artist

Paul Rusheleau Portrait

Paul keeps a pulse on the latest trends in tech and current events. With over 14 years of experience in marketing, Paul excels at bringing creative ideas and results to every project he works on.

Paul Rusheleau

Senior Strategist

Christopher Ryan Portrait

Chris has over 27 years of industry experience and has spent more than 23 of those years at Banfield. He started his career in print and prepress and currently wears many hats maintaining Banfield’s systems and improving process efficiencies.

Christopher Ryan

Operations & Production Manager

Devin Singleton Portrait

Devin has experience in advertising, television and film. He strives to create eye-catching visuals and bring creative ideas to life, whether that’s with camera or through different styles of animation.

Devin Singleton

Cinematographer & Senior Motion Designer

Jeff Steele Portrait

Jeff has been an accountant since 1981 and a Leaf’s fan for much longer. Whether he’s on the ice or crunching numbers for Banfield, he is always looking for ways to do things more efficiently while challenging the status quo.

Jeff Steele

Controller

Adam Tatar Portrait

When Adam isn’t playing basketball, soccer, or football, he’s slam-dunking data at Banfield! Naturally curious and strategic, Adam’s ability to execute campaigns and connect with audiences makes him a major asset to the team.

Adam Tatar

Digital Marketing Strategist

Crystal Todd Portrait

Crystal has over 20 years of B2B and B2C experience, both agency- and client-side. She is a master of juggling many projects at once — as long as she has a hot cup of tea by her side.

Crystal Todd

Senior Account Director Directrice de comptes senior

Ugochi Umeugo Portrait

Ugochi has over 12 years of experience in graphic design and illustration. Her background in psych adds a unique perspective to her work that both visually impresses and resonates with audiences.

Ugochi Umeugo

Designer & Illustrator

Erin Watson Portrait

Erin wears many hats around the office — sometimes literally. From developing websites to illustrating storyboards, Erin has left her mark on countless campaigns across her career.

Erin Watson

Digital Media Designer & Developer

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