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Meet Our Team

BRING OUR EXPERTS TO YOUR BUSINESS

WORKING TOGETHER FOR YOU

Everyone at Brand Ambition understands the stress and achievement that comes from being a business owner. When it comes to balancing your ambition with your budget, we totally get it.  We also know that good marketing & branding offers a return on investment.  It can be the kick your business needs and that is why it is so important to us – to design marketing plans and customized branding that is in line with your vision for your business.  We know that your future is a dream and a goal that you see for yourself and we want to do everything we can to help hold that space for you.

If you are just starting out or feel as though you don’t know enough to give your business what it needs – know that you can have a team of professionals in your corner.  Come work with us and manifest your business goals through beautiful branding and strategic planning.

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The management team

Katie tippelt

Katie tippelt

Owner & Director of Marketing

Katie began Brand Ambition in her living room, creating marketing strategies for businesses in the health & wellness field. 5 years later, Brand Ambition has grown to more than 15 staff members and has launched more than 400 brands in real estate, tech, municipal, retail, aeronautics and leisure industries. 

Lija Nicol

Lija Nicol

Graphic Design Creative Director

Lija has been working in graphic design for more than 7 years. After graduating the York/Sheridan Bachelor of Design Honours Program, Lija was the lead designer at Benefit Cosmetics in Canada before joining us at Brand Ambition. Her experience in the beauty industry has given her a sophisticated sense of design, as well as experience designing for print, packaging and web. Lija is always challenging herself to grow her skills and is currently learning hand lettering.

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Kaitlyn Araujo

Kaitlyn Araujo

Project Coordinator & Operations

Kaitlyn graduated from Durham College in 2015 from the Office Technology and Administration program, and since then has worked for a new home construction company and in real estate. Organization is her passion, coffee and wine are her hobbies and her growing young family is her life.   

Marie Stevens

Marie Stevens

Project Coordinator & Ad Specialist

Marie is a chronic entrepreneur, having owned businesses in both agriculture and the beauty industry. In 2017 she graduated from Cat Howell’s highly regarded Facebook marketing program.  Since that time she has been helping business owners develop technically strategic online ad campaigns. She joined Brand Ambition in 2020 where she has been collaborating with our team to help businesses increase revenue and grow brand awareness.

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THE BRAND AMBITION TEAM

Tatiana Gomez

Tatiana Gomez

Web Developer

Tatiana is graduate from the Contemporary Web Design Program at Durham College and has a Bachelor of IT Security at UOIT. She knows about WordPress, HTML5, CSS3, LESS, JavaScript, jQuery and among others. If your website is malfunctioning, you need an update or e-commerce capabilities, her skill-set is available to you.
Ali McKelvie

Ali McKelvie

Sr. Graphic Designer

Our Senior Graphic Designer, Ali began working at Brand Ambition as an intern out of Flemming College.  Ali has grown to become a talented illustrator and specializes in hand lettering.  She lives with her husband and dog Kodi and enjoys hiking and weekend adventuring. 

Ashley Adams

Ashley Adams

Photographer

Ashley Adams is a professional photographer, graduating from Ryerson University with a degree in image arts. Since graduating, Ashley completed additional advanced training in marketing photography and now specializes in flat lays, product photography, and styled shoots designed for advertising and service promotion. 

 

Beth McCohen

Beth McCohen

Stylist & Studio Manager

Beth McCahon is a graduate from both Seneca College Digital Media Arts program as well as Humber College Business of Fashion program. Beth is the creative mind behind all Brand Ambition shoots and is currently our studio Manager.

 

Erin Bourne

Erin Bourne

Social Media Manager

Amanda Cummer

Amanda Cummer

Social Media Manager

Rob McDougall

Rob McDougall

Graphic Designer

Sam Colton

Sam Colton

Videographer & Editor

Emma Cusson

Emma Cusson

Graphic Designer

Ashleigh Johnston

Ashleigh Johnston

Graphic Designer