The HIDEAWAYS Team
Kristi brings a wealth of experience to the team, with a talent for blending creativity with strategy, and art with innovation. Her background includes design positions with President’s Choice Financial, Yew + Bamboo (as their senior designer), and as sole proprietor of Yoke Media. Kristi graduated with honours in Graphic Design from George Brown College. Her portfolio includes layout and photo sourcing for magazines, ad design and brand identity development for a number of diverse businesses, direct mail pieces, web development and design, print materials (including business cards, rack cards, media kits, packaging, and brochures), assistance on guidebooks and municipal maps for local communities, creation of an online business directory, and online magazine facilitation.
Lianne is an excellent addition to our team and to our publication of HIDEAWAYS as she comes to us with experience in the publishing industry from Canadian House & Home Magazine. Lianne graduated from Humber College’s post graduate program in Graphic Design for Print and Web, as well as with honours in Fine Art from Queen’s University in Kingston. It is here that she was trained through traditional art and classical composition, and developed her keen eye for design.
With a proven track record in sales for multimedia marketing, Katherine McLaren is passionate about B2B advertising sales and new business development. A background in multimedia marketing, broadcasting and sales, and with experience in both local and national clients, Katherine is excited to be a part of the team at Allair Media.
Robert began his photographic career in Toronto, apprenticing with advertising photographers before setting up his own studios, including a location in West Palm Beach. His successful career with high-profile clients throughout North America encompasses every aspect of the contemporary professional standards in digital photography.
Barry Hartford has always enjoyed working with people, in his prior roles as a teacher, a retailer, and a sales representative. With hands-on experience in the building trades, Barry has a particular appreciation for the finer details of good construction and architecture, making him very attuned to the focus of HIDEAWAYS. His personal interests include music, art, and outdoor activities.
Sarah Fulton May is a freelance writer and editor with ten years of experience in the publishing industry, most of it in the field of educational publishing. Before beginning her own editorial business, Sarah worked as Developmental Editor on several industry-leading university and college textbooks with McGraw-Hill Ryerson Publishers, and continues to contribute to postsecondary publishing on a freelance basis with McGraw-Hill Education and Emond Publishing. In addition, Sarah is an experienced scriptwriter for described video with over a hundred scripts to her name, as well as having written for CBC Radio and a number of Canadian magazines and literary journals.