Corey Shelson, MBA

Founder, Digital Marketing Strategist

A driven entrepreneur with a strong leadership background, Corey founded 44 North Digital Marketing in 2015 with the vision of creating an agency that could do it all. Corey has become a trusted name in the industry through his work in roles including Digital Marketing Coach at Ryerson University’s Chang School of Business’ Experiential Learning Exchange and Entrepreneurship Mentor at Georgian College’s Henry Bernick Entrepreneurship Centre. Corey is a sought-after public speaker and digital marketing trainer who has spoken to audiences at the Richard Ivey School of Business, Western University Accelerator, Western University Propel Entrepreneurship Centre, the Inspiring Innovation Conference in Collingwood and Unlondon Forward Speaker Series.

Prior to his career in business, Corey served for 12 years as a Combat Engineer Officer with the Canadian Armed Forces. Corey is the recipient of the General Campaign Star, Canadian Forces’ Decoration and Joint Task Force Afghanistan Commander’s Commendation.

MBA, Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Hardware Engineering, Royal Military College of Canada

Shannon Gee, MA

Communications Specialist

Shannon thrives under tight deadlines, gets excited over well-executed communications plans and is a firm believer that good storytelling makes the difference between success and failure for effective public relations. Everything Shannon does is focused on helping businesses build their brand, tell their story and generate leads through engaging social media platforms, captivating website content, media relations and online advertising.

Masters of Media Degree in Journalism and Communication, Western University
Post-Graduate Diploma in Public Relations, Western University Continuing Studies
Honours Specialization Degree in Philosophy, Nipissing University

Vincent Back

Data Analyst

Vincent specializes in data analysis, search engine optimization and pay-per-click advertising management. Always eager to learn about and test out the next big platform in digital marketing, Vincent is fuelled by a mission of understanding what makes people tick. He dedicates his time towards analyzing customer behaviours and, in turn, creating, strategizing and optimizing advertisements to maximize the value of client dollars.

Diploma in Business Marketing, Fanshawe College
Diploma in Business Administration, Fanshawe College
Google Analytics and Google Adwords certified

Jillian Matthies

Designer / Web Developer

Jillian is dedicated to designing and developing responsive, conversion-optimization marketing collateral for 44 North clients. She is well versed across a variety of leading design and development tools across Adobe, Premier Pro, WordPress, Squarespace and Shopify. In addition, Jillian is proficient in a variety of programming languages including HTML5, MySQL, CSS, Javascript, Ajax and JQuery. Jillian’s creativity shines through her work as she creates custom designs that are tailored towards each client’s needs.

Diploma in Interactive Media, Fanshawe College
Honours Specialization Degree in Health Sciences, Western University

Jordan Priestman

Junior Designer

With an interest in architecture, landscape design and animation, Jordan pursued and education in graphic design. While he enjoy the entirety of the program, his passion lies in UI and UX design. Since graduation, Jordan spends his down time creating logos and websites as a freelance designer. Always looking to grow and improve his skills, he is active in community organizations including Ladies that UX, which attends each month. Jordan’s creativity and enthusiasm has made him a valued member of our design team.

Advanced Diploma in Graphic Design, Fanshawe College

Adriana Walters

Graphic Designer

Passionate and dedicated about every project she becomes involved in, Adriana is quick, creative and perceptive. With an eye for detail, she brings creative concepts to the table for each and every client. While she loves all things design-related, her favorite projects are those which involve conceptual planning and branding.

Advanced Diploma in Graphic Design, Fanshawe College

Spencer Berk

Sales Representative

As a co-host of London Knights Television, Spencer lives and breathes sports which is why he’s the perfect fit to lead our on-premise digital signage business development efforts. Prior to joining the 44 North team, Spencer worked in both retail and hospitality. This, paired with his passion for networking, has allowed him to bring our digital marketing to new heights across the bar and restaurant industry.

Diploma in Broadcasting Journalism, College of Sports Media

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