We have really great instructors and staff

Our bilingual team of instructors and facilitators are experts in their fields, friendly, experienced, down-to-earth and great facilitators

Meet our team

John McKay
Managing Partner

Founding partner John McKay has provided communications and media relations services to the public, private and non-profit sectors for over 30 years. He is a respected trainer, speaker and presenter. He has delivered over a thousand training courses, facilitated meetings and events, and made presentations before large crowds and small groups.

Réjean Grenier
Réjean is the former owner and publisher of Sudbury’s French-language newspaper, Le Voyageur, and Ontario’s only French-language business magazine, Le Lien économique. He was a radio and television journalist for Radio-Canada and the CBC. He has been a media spokesperson for Elections Canada and journalism instructor at Laurentian University.
Paul Giroux
Senior Associate
Paul is a writer, trainer and an issues manager who has worked with many public and private organizations. Over the past three decades, his services have been retained in the context of the most current issues of the day. He started out as a journalist in the newsroom for Radio-Canada.

Trelle Kolojay
Trelle is the Managing Editor of three international travel publications and a former award-winning journalist. She has a decade of experience in media and communications (including working with two Saskatchewan premiers) and has written the prestigious Speech from the Throne along with speeches for trade missions to countries including India and China. Trelle loves a good story and throughout her career has done hundreds of interviews with everyone from scientists to kindergarteners.
Andrea Marantz
Andrea has been a journalist, writer, producer, host and documentary-maker for CBC radio and television, the Food Network and National Public Radio in the United States. She has worked as a spokesperson, communications director, issues and crisis advisor for arts and non-profit organizations, crown corporations and agencies.
Nicole Beauchamp
Nicole has been the Director of Communications for federal cabinet ministers and a professor of public relations at La Cité collégiale in Ottawa. She is a former public radio producer at Radio-Canada, and the former radio host and producer of Matière grise, a weekly radio program for active seniors on the French language radio station UNIQUE FM. She has been the Head of Public Relations for the Ottawa-Carleton French-language School Board and Manager of Communications for the Canadian Nurses Association. She has been the principal of Mordicus Communications since 2006.
Brenda Bookbinder
Training Manager
Brenda is our training coordinator and is a media placement, advertising, recruitment and communications specialist. A former Vice President for a large media buying firm in Toronto, Brenda maintains an up-to-date understanding of the most effective tactics in media, advertising and digital marketing.
Julie Sommerfeld
Multimedia Producer
Julie brings her video editing, animation/character graphics and multimedia skills to bear on our live streams, videoconference productions and interactive e-learning programs. She is one of the key reasons our training programs are professional, engaging and fun.