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Andrea Peyton
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Andrea Peyton

Senior Financial Officer

Andrea is a perfectionist, which shows in the way she runs the money side of our business. Her attention to detail is only one of the reasons the auditors never have to work that hard in their yearly review. Andrea’s great insights behind the numbers translate incredibly well to her keen sense of how to run a business — with integrity and smarts.

Brenda Daigneau
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Brenda Daigneau

Executive Assistant

Before arriving at Calder Bateman, Brenda spent a decade as an assistant to some of Alberta’s top executives. Clearly she knows how to stay organized and get things done when the pressure is on. Suffice to say, with our never-ending stream of deadlines, CB is putting Brenda’s skills to good use.

Catrin Owen
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Catrin Owen

CEO

As the frontwoman of an 80’s Welsh punk band, Catrin is no stranger to winning over a crowd. Today she not only facilitates sessions with some of Alberta’s most powerful leaders and passionate advocates, she guides the path for Calder Bateman. Catrin is always prepared to help bring clarity and understanding to some of the province’s most complicated issues.

Chandra Turner
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Chandra Turner

Media Strategist

Chandra’s two loves in life—sports and media—may not seem to have a lot in common. But they both draw success from the same source: a perfectly executed game plan. For over 15 years, Chandra has mined audience insights and created media plans that connect with the right people—and get real results.

Cheryl Meger
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Cheryl Meger

Strategist

Cheryl is a strategist extraordinaire. Only those close to her know how competitive Cheryl is. It makes perfect sense when you’re privileged enough to work with Cheryl and witness her tenacity, leadership and incredible work ethic. Cheryl always strives for success – and knows that working with a strong team is the best way to achieve it.

Chris Henderson
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Chris Henderson

Strategist

If CB had a mascot, it should probably be Chris. It’s hard to find someone as passionate about the company, the work and the city it affects, more than Chris. He genuinely cares, which has propelled him to be a man of influence beyond his years. Chris regularly shapes the outcome of some of this city and province’s most important initiatives.

Craig Marler
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Craig Marler

Senior Strategist

As the quarterback of CB’s strategic team, Craig asks the big questions that help solve our clients’ most complex problems. With a reputation as being one of the nicest people in the industry, Craig’s unflappable influence is one of the main reasons CBers can remain calm in an extremely high pressured, fast moving industry.

Dave Falconer
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Dave Falconer

Production Strategist

Dave is CB’s conductor. As a traffic and production manager, Dave’s work ethic helps make sure every project that goes through the shop is on time, on budget, and of the highest quality. Dave is one of the nicest guys in the business, which is just one reason he has so many impeccable supplier relationships.

Frank Calder
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Frank Calder

Senior Strategist & Partner

Frank is a wealth of information. When our clients have a problem they need to solve, nobody can deduce what needs to be done quicker than Frank. His wealth of knowledge comes from a curiosity to find adventure off the beaten path on his world travels.

Jacki Wan
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Jacki Wan

Graphic Designer

Jacki knows how to put her hands to good use. At Calder Bateman, she uses them to create distinctive designs for our clients, with a focus on corporate identities. In her free time, Jacki’s hands knit scarves, practice taekwondo, and take pictures for her Instagram account with over 17,000 followers.

James Eastham
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James Eastham

Project Lead

What makes James an asset to the public relations team is not his expertise across a wide variety of initiatives. Nor is it his significant experience from policy development to government relations and stakeholder engagement. What makes James stand out most is his carrot cake. Try it and you’ll understand.

James Lo
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James Lo

Project Coordinator

It was no surprise to us that James was Canada’s Karate Champion in 2003 and 2005. His discipline, focus and patience make for great attributes as he helps the CB team manage projects and navigate the social media space for our clients and their audiences.

Jon Manning
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Jon Manning

Associate Creative Director

Jon believes in using strategic creativity for good. He’s seen its power at work, and he’s been the one to make it work on numerous occasions. A family man at heart, Jon brings a collaborative spirit to every project he’s on, helping to create the type of environment that allows for everyone—clients and coworkers alike—to produce simple, profound solutions to complex challenges.

Kelly McIlroy
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Kelly McIlroy

Administrative Assistant

Kelly is one of the longest standing employees of Calder Bateman—and her energy hasn’t changed since day one. Her infectious enthusiasm and welcoming nature make everyone she greets feel happier than when they came in. Nobody embodies the character of the Calder Bateman we all want to work at more than Kelly.

Linda Hoang
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Linda Hoang

Digital Strategist

Linda can navigate the complex, rapidly evolving world of social media and digital strategy like no one else. With sharp insights, she ensures every client makes real connections with their audience in real time  and she does it all with an infectious laugh.

Margaret Bateman
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Margaret Bateman

Senior Strategist & Partner

Margaret is one of the most respected communicators in the province. When she’s not inspiring those around her, she’s telling some of the most influential people in the city and the province how to handle very important situations. Situations that will change their world.

Meredith McDonald
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Meredith McDonald

Strategist

Meredith has a knack for information. First, she knows how to absorb it—which is why Calder Bateman and our clients rely on Meredith for her research abilities. Second, she knows how to communicate it—which is why her writing is so revered. Margaret calls Meredith a “crackerjack writer.” High praise doesn’t get much higher.

Mike Lundy
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Mike Lundy

Art Director

Mike’s skills range all the way from digital pixels to physical products. He spent five years as a designer with one of Edmonton’s top digital shops—and he co-founded the Western Canadian-inspired clothing line Flannel Foxes. No matter what he’s working on, Mike brings the same outstanding creative thinking, which makes him a perfect fit for Calder Bateman.

Monica MacLean
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Monica MacLean

Project Lead

Before joining CB, Monica was a highly competitive, national synchronized swimmer – the perfect credentials for managing the province’s most successful Home Lottery. Monica’s calm, cool and collected synchronization of hundreds of moving parts behind CB’s most intense project is one of the main reasons for its success.

Nicola Pringle
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Nicola Pringle

Creative Director

Recognized as one of Strategy Magazine’s top 25 Art Directors in Canada, Nicola has garnered many of the industries most sought after national and international awards. Her dogged determination to find the best solution for a client’s brand can be attributed to her innovative strategic thinking—or perhaps her competitive spirit honed from years of demolishing opponents on the slow-pitch field.

Nicole Vestergaard
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Nicole Vestergaard

Senior Media Strategist

Saying Nicole has connections is an understatement. Through the combination of her media strategy expertise and her incredibly friendly personality, Nicole has negotiated media deals for our clients that always outperform their expectations — resulting in significant success.

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Penny Charron

HR & Office Manager

Being the HR manager of a wacky, creative agency is no easy feat. But Penny has the best character and temperament for the job. Up for any challenge, Penny thinks quick on her feet and can match wits with the best of them. Her caring demeanor and a sense of humour makes Penny the perfect den mother to a bunch of eclectic creative misfits.

Ryan Kenny
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Ryan Kenny

Senior Creative Strategist

Ryan’s strengths extend well beyond what brought him into Calder Bateman — a passion for the written word. Incredibly valued for his nationally recognized, strategic creativity, Ryan ensures that all of CB’s work is focused on the end game — connecting to our clients’ audiences in a meaningful, emotional way.

Sherry Jones
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Sherry Jones

Lottery Operations Lead

Nobody loves country music more than Sherry. So much so that Sherry left Calder Bateman to follow her dream of working in the country music business for a number of years. Thankfully for CB, she has brought her lively spirit and operational smarts back, making us and our client partners much better for it.

Suzanne Huitsing
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Suzanne Huitsing

Art Director

When you see a piece of communication on the street that catches your eye and commands your attention, it’s because of Suzanne. Suzanne applies her diverse knowledge of design to her craft, executing exceptional quality communications pieces with precision.

Vanessa Tracy-Roth
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Vanessa Tracy-Roth

Project Lead

Vanessa has had big league challenges thrown her way early in her career because she manages them all with such poise, confidence and smarts. Vanessa, who graduated at the top of her class, has quickly become the role model for all CB’s future Project Coordinators.

Victor Tanti
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Victor Tanti

Senior Strategist

Victor has perfected the art of crisis communications. He specializes in bridging relationships in Alberta’s toughest environments. With such diplomatic skills, it’s no wonder he was made Alberta’s Consul Representative to Malta. And he does it all only like Victor can—with style, grace and decorum.

Wafia Ramprashad
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Wafia Ramprashad

Project Lead

Wafia is an organizational wiz. Don’t let Wafia’s quieter, laid-back islander demeanor fool you – it’s hard to find anyone more passionate about the projects she manages. Wafia is a listener who processes all the info and then offers strong strategic input that elevates every project.

Do you ask bigger questions?

We always have an eye out for more interesting people. Send us whatever best represents you (portfolio, resume, DNA sample, etc) to jobs@calderbateman.com.