Our Team

These are the people who make the magic happen.

Kylie Johnson

Creative Director & Marketing Manager
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Kylie, also known as our fearless leader, gets the greatest fulfillment from mentoring and coaching creative minds. Kylie is an experienced B2B/B2C marketer with an accomplished background and passion for graphic design. Kylie has a natural talent for understanding clients’ needs and crafting their ideal vision—even if they didn’t know it themselves. Kylie spends her free time sewing sustainable pet beds under the watchful eye of her two cute kittens (children), Merida and Wheezy.​

Jean-Baptiste Raimondi

Director & Producer of Video / Photography​
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Born and raised in Corsica, J.B. is our incredibly talented in-house film director whose creative passion never fails to capture an audience’s interest through moving pictures. He is a lover of great music and good films and he enjoys worldwide gastronomy at tables surrounded by friends, family, and good wine.

Jess Hirst

Sr. Graphic Designer
Is there anything Jess can’t do? Our incredibly talented Sr. Graphic Designer will never shy away from a challenge. With a strong background in design and advertising, Jess always comes to the table with stellar ideas that perfectly capture any brand she works with! In her spare time, she is an avid hiker and kayaker and loves spending time with her adorable Ragdoll kitty named Ollie.​

Bailey Few

Sr. Graphic Designer
An extremely talented graphic designer by day, Crossfit super star by night, Rootree’s Senior Graphic Designer, Bailey, is always up for a creative challenge and never fails to impress with her eye-catching designs. With a friendly smile and a contagious laugh, Bailey loves getting to know every client, making sure each design is perfect. In her down time, you’ll find Bailey getting her zen on at a yoga class or cuddling up with her adorable cat, Fritz.​

Lubna Elwerr

Marketing Generalist
Meet Lubna, Rootree’s Marketing Generalist. With many years of experience in the field, Lubna is a key leader in creating, developing, and monitoring marketing programs across all channels. Lubna has a natural talent for analyzing trends, never shying away from researching the market. In her spare time, Lubna loves nothing more than spending time outdoors, relaxing by the lake and enjoying the scenery. Hiking and biking are activities Lubna also enjoys – watch out, you may see her on the trails!

Siana Wenzel

Photographer & Marketing Specialist
Siana, our fantastic bilingual marketing specialist is a woman of many talents! From crafting the most engaging content to being adaptable to any brand’s voice, the sky is the limit. Lover of travelling, tasting delicious food, and capturing stunning lifestyle photography, siana is a strong asset to the creative services team. In her down time she can be found baking the most delicious treats or writing the sweetest poems just to make you smile! ​

Cory Hughes

Front End Web Designer & Developer
As one of Rootree’s Web Wizards, there’s nothing Cory can’t do – from designing websites, to speaking in code and building very complex plastic models. Having started his career in graphic design, Cory slowly transitioned to the web development industry where he has been mastering his skills for the past 10 years. You’ll find Cory breaking for KitKats, unwinding to a good audiobook, and making bad jokes sound good. ​

Kelsey Leduc

Graphic Designer
With over 10 years of experience as a professional Graphic Designer, you bet Kelsey is a master of her craft. Specializing in illustration, Kelsey is an expert at bringing your brand’s vision to life. When not creating out-of-this-world designs, Kelsey loves playing video games while snuggling with her two cats, Leon and Sam! Speaking of snuggling, Kelsey also spends her free time sewing some adorable plush robots like the ones pictured above.​

Jesse Conner

Back End Web Developer & Programmer
Jesse is a Back End Web Developer / Web Wizard providing the behind-the-scenes magic to make sure websites and integrations run buttery smooth. Jesse began his career in computer programming and over the past decade he has become an expert back-end developer & programmer, as well as a budding data scientist with a passion for automation. When he is not in front of the computer he loves going for walks and exploring the outdoors. ​

Jordan Sudac

Jr. Social Media Specialist
Nothing gets past our Jr. Social Media Specialist, Jordan! Always speedy and up to date with the current social and marketing trends, Jordan specializes in blog writing and communications. With a love of sports, fitness, and staying active, Jordan has previously been a Varsity Sports reporter and oversaw the social media for the entire Athletics Department at at Wilfrid Laurier University.. When Jordan’s not writing content for Rootree’s socials, she likes to relax with a good book.​

Kimberly Wang

Jr. Front End Web Designer
Kimberly, our Jr. Front End Web Designer and web wiz loves to think outside the box to provide different solutions to the trickiest of web problems. With a background in Interactive Media Design, Kimberly specializes in building beautiful and user-friendly websites and she’s always up to date with the latest design trends! Lover of travelling, music, and food, Kimberly gets her inspiration from the slightest things such as scents, a witty commercial or even a good film soundtrack!​

Internship Program

This is an internship where you won’t ever be asked to get coffee.
The Rootree internship program was created for students in a Graphic Design, Marketing or Web Development program to gain a combination of real-world boutique agency and internal marketing experience. Interns have the opportunity to build, create, design, and collaborate on several different client projects throughout their internship. We’re a small, close-knit team, and we’ve designed our internship program to ensure interns have hands-on opportunities to learn from some amazing Sr. Professionals in the industry!

Marina Chisholm

Graphic Design Intern

We are so excited to have Marina back for her second-year design internship with us at Rootree. Marina is extremely talented in many ways, transitioning to graphic design after obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in English and Cultural Studies. As a lifelong artist and illustrator, Marina’s jump into the graphic design world was seamless. Marina is unstoppable; proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign, there is nothing she can’t do. Aside from creating beautiful designs, Marina can absolutely crush an 800-page novel in very little time – now that’s impressive. ​

Femi Ogedengbe

Back End Developer Intern

Say hello to Femi, Rootree’s Back End Developer Intern. From a young age, Femi developed a passion for technology. An interest in building computers and coding led Femi to pursue a Computer Science degree at Wilfrid Laurier University – Go, Hawks, Go! Beyond computers, Femi has many interests to decode; having been very active in high school, Femi now enjoys participating in track and field, cross country, and basketball. From computers to the court, there is nothing he can’t do! ​

Marina Chisholm

Graphic Design Intern

We are so excited to have Marina back for her second-year design internship with us at Rootree. Marina is extremely talented in many ways, transitioning to graphic design after obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in English and Cultural Studies. As a lifelong artist and illustrator, Marina’s jump into the graphic design world was seamless. Marina is unstoppable; proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign, there is nothing she can’t do. Aside from creating beautiful designs, Marina can absolutely crush an 800-page novel in very little time – now that’s impressive. ​

Femi Ogedengbe

Back End Developer Intern

Say hello to Femi, Rootree’s Back End Developer Intern. From a young age, Femi developed a passion for technology. An interest in building computers and coding led Femi to pursue a Computer Science degree at Wilfrid Laurier University – Go, Hawks, Go! Beyond computers, Femi has many interests to decode; having been very active in high school, Femi now enjoys participating in track and field, cross country, and basketball. From computers to the court, there is nothing he can’t do! ​

Highlights from Our Work

Every client project kicks off with a brand development consultation to make sure we know exactly what your product goals are. From there we take each design step together, ensuring we have met your needs and exceeded your expectations. With our talented Creative Team and our cutting-edge printing technologies, we will ensure your business looks good on the shelf, online, and in print.