Our Talented Team
Discover the skills, experience and personality behind Graymatter Marketing.
Audra Leslie, Owner & Marketing Specialist
Audra is a networking and business leader with expertise in managing multiple sales and service programs while exceeding financial objectives and achieving high levels of customer satisfaction. Audra has over 20 years’ experience in the marketing and media research fields, working with Global, National and Provincial, local, community and not-for profit programs. Audra excels at understanding customer needs, relationship building and collaborating both internally and externally, as well as coaching and developing team members. Audra is passionate about bringing new ideas to life and making current ones work to their full potential. Audra and her busy family like to spend time up north hiking, swimming, boating and just hanging out enjoying time together.
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Kat O'Donnell, Art Director
Kat is an ambitious designer with a life-long love of art. Her interest in graphic design began when she was on her high school yearbook committee, and she went on to enroll in Durham College’s graphic design program, where she received an advanced diploma. Her artistic talent and proficiency in design software help her create the best solutions for every client she works with. She has a strong work ethic and is constantly learning and growing her skill set. When not in the office, Kat enjoys hiking, reading and creating art.
Skye Oliver, Digital Media Specialist
Skye is a digital and social media professional and in-house expert at Graymatter Marketing Solutions. She has a passion for understanding the ever evolving digital world and helping others reap the benefits. Studying social trends, creating innovative ways to grow audiences, drive brand awareness and analyze insights have proven to be key in her success.
Kyle Patrick, Graphic Designer
Kyle has been interested in art and design ever since watching his first Disney cartoon. The constant drawing and photography of his childhood eventually led him to the Advertising & Design program at Humber, where he helped organize the graduation show. Kyle is a lover of all things automotive, video games, men’s fashion, and burgers (not necessarily in that order).
Bailey Sargent, Content Specialist
Bailey is a promising young writer with a focus in social media and marketing content. Her literary skills, discovered as a child thanks to a voracious interest in reading and a prolific creative writing output, were honed in her York University education in English and Political Science. She has experience marketing small businesses through web content, social media management, and search engine optimization tactics. She has also helped charities and political groups execute successful fundraising campaigns! When she isn’t working, Bailey enjoys playing instruments, makeup art, and visiting her hometown of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.
Kevin DeMara, Web & Mobile Developer
Kevin is an internet entrepreneur with a strong background in e-marketing, e-commerce, and web/mobile development. After earning a Bachelor of Commerce (eCommerce) at UOIT, he completed Durham College’s International Business Management graduate program winning the highest ranking graduate award. To synergize his business and technical experience, he went on to complete the Mobile Application Development graduate program at Canadore College with a perfect GPA. Currently, Kevin is involved with several tech start-up companies and leads an international team of developers. He believes in continuous life-long learning as well as working hard and smart. In his spare time, he enjoys playing guitar, hiking, gaming, and travelling.
Tim Prior, Writer & Proofreader
An editor, proofreader, educator, and writer, there aren’t many areas of the English language Tim isn’t engaged with. Whether his own or others, fitting the right words to strong ideas is one of Tim’s greatest passions. When he isn’t mucking around with sentences and paragraphs, he enjoys music and the stillness of long walks in quiet city neighbourhoods.
Elizabeth Papadopoulos, Social Media & Content Intern
Elizabeth is a social media and content intern at Graymatter Marketing. She is currently attending Wilfrid Laurier University. Elizabeth double majors in Communications and Global Studies, giving her a unique perspective and approach to tackling problems and creating solutions. She has experience in marketing, doing both social media management as well as content creation. Outside the office, Elizabeth enjoys reading and photography.
Cassie Marchi, Graphic Designer & Content Creator
Cassie is a passionate and enthusiastic graphic designer and content creator whose love for art and creative practices started at a very young age and quickly grew to become her career. Following her passion for almost anything creative, she began her journey into postsecondary education. Cassie has obtained her Advanced Diploma in Graphic Design at Durham College and continued furthering her studies with Media Communications and English Literature at Trent University. When Cassie isn’t creating or designing at Graymatter, you can find her expanding her skills in photography, drawing, painting, stained-glass work, or playing video games.
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