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The core members of TAG consist of 4 full time staff. In addition to the two Principals of the company Bruno and Maria D'Angelo, TAG employs a full time Multi-Media Creative Director and a Marketing Account Executive. Whether it’s a world class sporting event, a community festival, a major fundraising campaign, a multi-media advertising campaign, or an ad for the local paper, TAG can guide your organization through your next ad/venture. We ensure that your target market will get the message!

 


 

Bruno D'Angelo

Principle Managing Director and Creative Director - The owner and president of The Ad/venture Group founded in 1995. Following the successful completion of the Nordic World Ski Championships, he founded the company with the specific goal of providing a host of marketing and sponsorship services to the Northern Ontario region. A graduate of the Business Marketing program at Confederation College, he has a strong sense not only for management but also the creative thought necessary to provide complete & effective marketing strategies to his clients. Bruno's background also includes doing the marketing for Intercity Shopping Centre (Campeau Corporation, Cambridge Shopping Centres), Keskus Mall (Nu-west Developments), and hotel management for Ramada Inn of Canada. Bruno is a strong supporter of local Thunder Bay businesses, and is a proud member of Thunder Bay Executives.


 

Maria D'Angelo

Principle Event Marketing, Administration and Chief Financial Officer - Maria has a background in accounting and business management, a graduate of Lakehead University; she has worked for large corporations such as OnTrac in addition to various small businesses. Currently, she oversees general management and planning required for all of TAG clients and events. Her coordination skills are unsurpassed and she has a variety of skills including accounting, graphic design, event planning, fund raising, and corporate sponsorship.


 

Farida Habibulla

Art Director - Farida is a talented and gifted graphic artist. Her accumulated knowledge and experience makes her an exceptional web designer and multi-media artist. She has been part of TAG since 2004 and has contributed to many of our successful print and web campaigns. Completing her diploma at the Aptech Institute-Arene Multimedia in Mumbai, India gives Farida a unique and desirable edge. Farida's better half is an extremely talented and ambitious Chef, she has moved all over the globe with him, and currently works from Toronto.


 

Amanda McEvoy

Web Technology Specialist - Amanda joined The Adventure Group’s team in the autumn of 2010. She is a graduate of the Web Technology Specialist Program through Everest College, Thunder Bay Campus. Through this program she has developed the skills required to effectively research, design, develop, produce and maintain Internet and Intranet sites. As well she has a comprehensive foundation of concepts and techniques required for web development. Amanda’s technical knowledge has elevated the technical prowess of our team and provided a new perspective on web presence and technology based advertising. Her energetic attitude and new ideas make her a valuable asset to the Ad/venture Group.


 

Gabrielle Tuomisto

Client Marketing Director - Gabrielle is a recent graduate of Lakehead University Honours Bachelor of Commerce Program with degrees in Marketing and International Business, bringing a fresh perspective to the table. With several years of retail experience, Gabrielle is focused on ensuring client satisfaction. Combined education and workforce experience makes her a driven individual with motivation to meet and exceed expectations. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills add to Gabrielle’s growing skill set.


 

Aryanna Amos

Client Marketing Director - Aryanna works with clients to create strategies and custom marketing campaigns that include everything from email and social media campaigns to advertising buys and print ads. Her love and knowledge of communication helps her focus campaign messaging to the clients’ brand. Aryanna comes to The Ad/venture Group with an Honours Bachelor of Commerce and degrees in Marketing and International Business, in addition to a minor in Writing and years of diverse marketing experience. Today, she develops an array of campaigns that execute crafted communication strategies. When she’s not in the office, she’s planning her next big adventure, baking office treats or penning the next great novel.


 

Donato D'Angelo

Client Marketing Director - Having produced freelance work for The Ad/venture Group in the past Donato signed on as a full time member of the team in 2012. As the youngest member of the team, Donato brings a fresh point of view and youthful energy to his work. Having grown up in the world of marketing and event coordination he is more than familiar with the business practices and can adapt to challenges presented by clients. Donato works in many aspects of the Ad/venture Group from copy-writing to client relations, showcasing his versatility and work ethic in any project he is a part of.


 

Kimberly Veneziale

Copywriter - When others just can’t find the words, Kimberly can. Communicator extraordinaire Kim has a passion for writing and getting into the soul of an organization in order to help them communicate their message. Be it print, digital or social, Kimberly’s love for writing and research ensures solid communication of your message to your audience. One of our newest talents Kimberly rounds out our production team’s capabilities with an attention to detail, excellence and creativity that makes our clients shine.