Member Spotlight

Member Profile: Export Development Canada’s team advantage

By: Rebecca Ford It’s simple, really. Becoming a member of IABC Ottawa makes perfect sense. Just ask Cressida Barnabe, Senior Advisor at Export Development Canada (EDC). A member since graduating from her Public Relations program at Algonquin College in 1997, Cressida has had the opportunity to take courses, connect and maintain valuable relationships with communicators… [Read more]

Member Profile: The Royal Canadian Mint and the benefits of corporate membership

By: Rebecca Ford For Christine Aquino, Director of Communications and Public Affairs at the Royal Canadian  Mint, the choice to enroll seven members of her team this fall in the IABC corporate membership program was an easy one. “There just seems to be a lot of opportunity to network within the organization and learn,” she… [Read more]

Member Profile: Kris Mausser

By Kina Leclair During the dot-com boom, Kris Mausser was one of the first to realize that not only is it necessary to create online content, but it is imperative that we make the content matter. During the last years of the 20th century, Kris saw opportunities where others did not. “It was a long… [Read more]

Member Profile: The Globe and Mail features IABC Ottawa’s very own Member Caroline Kealey on her Entrepreneurial Success

Caroline Kealey

“In January, 2001, Caroline Kealey got what she thought was a dream job. She was hired by Nortel Networks Corp. to work as a senior communications strategist. She doubled her previous job’s salary and, she says, she “was giddy with excitement” to work at the company.” Click here to read the full article

Member Profile: bv02′s CEO and lead strategist, Andrew Milne, shares why IABC sponsorship is important

By Kina Leclair Andrew Milne, CEO and lead strategist of bv02, may be one of the most dynamic and strategic people you come across. He is a connector. He has the ability to identify business problems and large solutions that combine creativity and technology. He’s also a believer in a strong team. “I have the… [Read more]

Member Profile: The Value of Volunteering – Past IABC Ottawa President Kerry Mortimer’s Story

By Kina Leclair IABC’s 2012 Canada Business Communicators Summit kicks off this week and marketers and communicators from all over will gather to discuss the latest in trends and techniques, engage with industry experts, and establish valuable contacts that may even lead to a new job down the road. IABC Ottawa’s Past President, Kerry Mortimer,… [Read more]

Member Profile: IABC Member Barb MacDonald A Leader in the Field of Communications

Barb MacDonald

By Kina LeClair, Director – Special Communications Projects When I ask Barb MacDonald what she thinks her fascinating career path could be attributed to, she answers, “I’m a builder; not a maintainer. I think about what I can contribute to an organization, and once this is accomplished, I figure out what else needs to be… [Read more]