The Team }

Every member of our core team has at least 20 years of experience helping marketers get better results and helping businesses run better.

Stephen Newport [Project Lead & Platform Delivery]:

Stephen designs and delivers digital channel solutions and technology platforms. Before Rivet, Stephen led the digital media technology and operations teams at Rogers Media. While at Rogers, he rebuilt their $6million publishing platform and led the digital operations for 157 media brands (both on-site and social media initiatives) including Maclean’s Magazine, LouLou, Chatelaine, Sportsnet, CityTV and 680 News. Stephen worked closely with all Rogers major media brands to articulate and execute an industry-leading social media strategy – building social media into the Rogers Media publishing platform. Prior to Rogers, Stephen spent 7 years leading delivery at Arnold Worldwide – a general marketing agency. At Arnold, Stephen led projects for Tourism Toronto, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Canadian Tourism Commission, the Bank of Montreal, McDonalds Restaurants and Volkswagen. He has been in the consulting and digital industries for 22 years.

David Schellenberg [Experience Design]:

David makes sites and user tools … usable. David has been designing user interfaces since the earliest days of the web. His clean, uncluttered style evolved through working with clients on mission-critical online applications – ranging from scheduling applications for clients like the Ministry of Health (Health Force Ontario), Piaro, (Physicians and Interns of Ontario and contest management applications for The Hive – Toronto’s premiere specialized events management company. He has been in the consulting and digital industries for 20 years.

Nader Elm [Digital Strategy]:

Nader delivers integrated, forward-thinking digital marketing strategies. Nader led digital strategy at Rogers Media – and before that Bell – and before that he was a principle at BlueSpark. He believes (as we all do) that great web sites and social media strategies result from consideration of the entire marketing cycle and all digital (and non-digital) channels. He has been in the consulting and digital industries for 20 years.

Christina Hoy [Art direction, Graphic Design]:

Christina’s designs for visual impact and stunning experiences. Rivet assigned Christina to their Rogers Media account where she produced award winning designs for Glow Magazine and Glow Health Magazine. Prior to Rogers Media, Christina was an art director with the Hudson’s Bay Company’s, Spree Magazine, and Sympatico Netlife Magazine. She has been in the media and marketing communications area for 23 years and has won numerous design awards.

Christina Armstrong [Art direction, Graphic Design]:

Christina blends beautiful type and imagery together with fluid navigation to produce compelling end-to-end experiences in print and digital media. She has been a designer in the area of marketing communications for 23 years and has won numerous design awards. Her clients include Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Scotiabank, University of Toronto, Opera Atelier, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, CMC Canada and Royal Ontario Museum.