We’re a team of designers, PR pros, marketers, and creatives who want to find the most effective solution to your marketing challenge. Not sure exactly what that challenge is? We can help with that, too.

Erin
Bury

Managing Director

erin@eightyeightagency.com

Erin previously held senior communications & editorial roles at Betakit and Sprouter, which was acquired by Postmedia. Erin is a Financial Post columnist CTV tech commentator, and a frequent speaker with the National Speakers Bureau. She has appeared in publications including The New York Times, Inc. Magazine, CNN, & Canadian Business, and was named one of Marketing Magazine’s top 30 Under 30 marketers in 2012. Her claim to fame is being retweeted by Oprah – twice.

Gabriella
Rackoff

Creative Director

gabriella@eightyeightagency.com

Gabriella joined Eighty-Eight before it had a name. Since then, at one time or another, she’s had a hand in almost every aspect of growing it into an agency. Gabriella completed a BA in Drama Studies at York University before doing a post-grad in creative advertising and design at Seneca College. She has worked with clients including Telus, McCain, Boston Pizza, and the Hudson’s Bay Company.

Fatima
Zaidi

VP of Business Development

fatima@eightyeightagency.com

Fatima Zaidi has experience in business development, marketing, sales, and strategy. Prior to Eighty-Eight, she was Head of Business Development at Rent frock Repeat and was responsible for the overall management of all strategic business development, marketing, and customer relationship activities nationwide. Fatima is a commentator for Global News and was named one of Marketing Magazine‘s top 30 under 30 marketers and brand developers for 2016.

Cory
Ingwersen

Senior Designer

cory@eightyeightagency.com

Cory graduated from the joint Honours Bachelor of Design Program at Sheridan College and York University. He has focused his career on branding and identity, and has had the privilege of working with clients including St. Lawrence Market, Old Town Toronto, Coca-Cola, and Canadian Tire. He is an avid adventurist and thrill-seeker with a passion for the outdoors.

Brittany
Giles

Digital Marketing Executive

brittany@eightyeightagency.com

Brittany is a graduate of Ryerson University with a Bachelor of Technology. She previously worked as a social media specialist with The Printing House, where she started as an intern. She enjoys music festivals, movies (both good and terrible), a strong cup of coffee, wandering around bookstores, and she supports the Oxford comma. She also tweets about Drake a little too much.

Hafsa
Pathan

PR Account Executive

hafsa@eightyeightagency.com

Hafsa is a graduate of the University of Toronto and did her post-grad at Centennial College in public relations and corporate communications. She freelances for FASHION magazine and The LUXE Life, writing about all things fashion and health-related. She has a passion for fashion and social media, and is often found Instagramming her outfits.

Morgan
Craig

PR Account Manager

morgan@eightyeightagency.com

Morgan handles outreach and strategy for consumer, lifestyle and tech clients at Eighty-Eight. She graduated with honours from Western University and Humber College before starting her career in communications at Rogers Media and GCI Group. After a brief stint trying to become Instagram famous on the beaches of Bali, Morgan came back to the real world and joined Eighty-Eight. You can catch her eating pizza, drinking Diet Dr. Pepper, and listening to Beyoncé.

Jamie
Gillingham

PR Account Manager

jamie@eightyeightagency.com

Jamie is a graduate of Mount Saint Vincent University’s public relations program, and completed his MA in creative writing at Cardiff University in Wales. Before joining Eighty-Eight, he spent time at Harbinger Communications on the digital marketing team at Canadian Tire and the communications department of Cardiff University. He moonlights as a magazine editor, and spends the majority of his free time bouncing around coffee shops. His claim to fame is once eating dinner with (read: next to) Ryan Gosling.

Amanda
Speers

PR Account Coordinator

amanda@eightyeightagency.com

After graduating from Humber College’s PR Postgrad program, Amanda set her sights on working at Eighty-Eight. Eager to learn all things PR, Amanda helps execute PR campaigns for 88’s lifestyle clients. She appreciates the work that goes into good Instagram aesthetic and laughs at her own jokes a little too often.

Andrea
Pace

Digital Marketing Coordinator

andrea@eightyeightagency.com

Andrea is a graduate of the University of Guelph and has a post grad in Fashion Management and Promotions from Humber College. She landed an internship with Eighty-Eight in 2016 and now helps coordinate client’s digital channels. Andrea is a contributing writer at Kastor & Pollux, Japanese reality TV enthusiast, and lover of karaoke.

Fatima
Almuhtaram

Junior Designer

fatimaa@eightyeightagency.com

Fatima has a Bachelor from OCAD University, where she majored in Graphic Design. Since then, she has held positions in-house and remote, designing for start-ups and corporations. She also donates her design services to local youth initiatives & non-profit organizations. Besides designing, Fatima enjoys watching horror movies, playing video games, and working on new illustrations.

Erica
Salvalaggio

PR Account Coordinator

erica@eightyeightagency.com

Erica helps execute PR campaigns for Eighty-Eight’s tech clients. She was introduced to (and fell in love with) the Toronto tech community while working at The DMZ. After graduating from Ryerson University with a B.A. and a burning desire to help startups grow, she joined Eighty-Eight to do just that. A thrill-seeker who loves a good challenge, Erica has a black belt in karate, climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, and will always say yes to an outdoor adventure.