Our Team

Bridget Hoffer

Bridget is the co-founder of Marigold Marketing and PR, a communications strategist and brand expert. She has extensive experience in delivering strategic communications, marketing...Read More

Bridget Hoffer

Co-Founder/ Strategy
Bridget Hoffer

Bridget Hoffer

Co-Founder/ Strategy

Bridget is the co-founder of Marigold Marketing and PR, a communications strategist and brand expert. She has extensive experience in delivering strategic communications, marketing, and brand programs that achieve results and resonate. Her expertise ranges from developing and managing iconic Canadian brands to refreshed personal brands with effective positioning to ensure relevance and value.

Since 2015, she has been a consultant with individual clients, digital start-ups and PR firms providing communications strategy and planning for business development, expansion and launching new brands. From 2000 to 2014, Bridget was the executive director of CBC communications, marketing, and brand for all CBC English Services. She collaborated with CBC Radio-Canada’s French and Corporates service on national projects. During her tenure, CBC was ranked as one of Canada’s most influential brands by Ipsos. Previous, to her role as executive director, Bridget was director of CBC Radio and CBC regional communications. Before joining CBC, Bridget led the communications teams for the United Way of Winnipeg and the Winnipeg Art Gallery. Currently, she is a board member for Safetynet services in Oakville, ON.

Katie Pringle

Katie Pringle is the co-founder of Marigold Marketing and PR and an integrated marketing expert. She has a deep understanding of the social and digital landscape and traditional me...Read More

Katie Pringle

Co-founder/Integrated Marketing
Katie Pringle

Katie Pringle

Co-founder/Integrated Marketing

Katie Pringle is the co-founder of Marigold Marketing and PR and an integrated marketing expert. She has a deep understanding of the social and digital landscape and traditional media mix. She has extensive experience in lifestyle, entertainment & kids, with a specific focus on brands that speak to women. As a marketer, Katie is forward-looking, delivers beyond expectation and is always ready for the unexpected. Her peers say she can see around corners.

Before launching Marigold, Katie ran Pringle Communications, providing social media and integrated marketing strategy. From 2014, she worked as the Marketing and Communications Manager for Food Banks Canada where she transformed their digital presence and developed new fundraising opportunities through digital & social media. Starting in 2008, at Corus Entertainment, Katie worked on the portfolio of Women’s brands, notably managing the successful launch of The Oprah Winfrey Network in Canada. In 2012 Katie was promoted, heading up social media strategy for the Television business, including great brands like YTV, CMT, Treehouse and W Network. Previously, she worked on award-winning marketing and PR campaigns in Hamilton’s retail sector. In addition, Katie is a volunteer for Safetynet Services in Oakville, ON.

Shalynn Hamilton

Shalynn Hamilton is creative and strategic; known for building collaborative and long-lasting relationships with her clients, internal teams and suppliers. She is a skilled writer ...Read More

Shalynn Hamilton

Senior Account Manager
Shalynn Hamilton

Shalynn Hamilton

Senior Account Manager

Shalynn Hamilton is creative and strategic; known for building collaborative and long-lasting relationships with her clients, internal teams and suppliers. She is a skilled writer and communicator who’s passionate about leadership and empowering those around her with tools and strategies to help them succeed.

Whether she’s collaborating with other women in business, running fundraisers for local children, or participating in park cleanups, Shalynn prioritizes community and social responsibility. She is a founding member, advocate and Vice President of the Board for the federally-registered not for profit organization Medicinal My Way.

Shalynn invests - in professional development, in her community, and in her clients. Building a relationship with her clients and truly understanding their business goals guide everything from campaign planning through execution and beyond, ensuring top returns.

Tracy Collier

Tracy Collier is a social media expert who specializes in building brand and social media presence for businesses and individuals. She has a deep understanding of how to help them ...Read More

Tracy Collier

Content & Community
Tracy Collier

Tracy Collier

Content & Community

Tracy Collier is a social media expert who specializes in building brand and social media presence for businesses and individuals. She has a deep understanding of how to help them thrive in the social space. Tracy has developed successful social strategies, plans and content for Canadian and US clients that delivers audiences and meets their goals.

Since 2013, Tracy has worked as an independent communication professional in social media and online support services. She is skilled in assessing and developing successful content plans and approaches to build online exposure for clients. From 2004 through 2013, Tracy was responsible for marketing and managing operations at an information and technology services company.

Baisakhi Roy

As a seasoned reporter, editor and writer with more than 10 years experience in print and online, Baisakhi’s passion is to put out engaging and compelling content for readers who...Read More

Baisakhi Roy

Media & Content Writer
Baisakhi Roy

Baisakhi Roy

Media & Content Writer

As a seasoned reporter, editor and writer with more than 10 years experience in print and online, Baisakhi’s passion is to put out engaging and compelling content for readers who want to be informed and entertained.

She has extensive experience in creating quality content-editorials, advertorials and sponsorship packages, and is adept at daily management of lifestyle and news websites, conceptualizing design, style and editorial for print products and recruiting and managing large freelance teams.

Danielle McKay

As Marigold's Marketing and Communications Coordinator, Danielle executes marketing & PR and profile building for all internal brands and Marigold’s senior leadership. Daniel...Read More

Danielle McKay

Marketing & Communications Coordinator
Danielle McKay

Danielle McKay

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

As Marigold's Marketing and Communications Coordinator, Danielle executes marketing & PR and profile building for all internal brands and Marigold’s senior leadership. Danielle started her career in communications for the dating industry and is no stranger to executing creative marketing while complying with regulations and advertising restrictions. With a double Honours Degree in English and Communications Danielle excels at event planning, media relations, content creation and marketing communications.

Ada Lovelace Rampersaud

A recent addition to the Marigold team, Ada brings forth exceptional knowledge in public relations to help clients cultivate positive relationships and build reputation. A strategi...Read More

Ada Lovelace Rampersaud

Jr. Account Coordinator
Ada Lovelace Rampersaud

Ada Lovelace Rampersaud

Jr. Account Coordinator

A recent addition to the Marigold team, Ada brings forth exceptional knowledge in public relations to help clients cultivate positive relationships and build reputation. A strategic thinker with a creative mind, Ada is passionate about planning, developing and executing effective public relations strategies to offer innovative solutions that deliver long-term results.

Having attended one of Canada’s leading institutions for public relations, Ada is a well-rounded practitioner who is experienced in event planning, public speaking, research and planning, media relations, and marketing communications, and possesses a high degree of social and traditional media literacy. She’s worked with the Pride Toronto Communications Team to help organize the first WorldPride festival in North America and has also delivered a number of public speeches to support fundraising and brand awareness initiatives for Big Brothers and Big Sisters Toronto.

Erin Gratton

Erin Gratton is an accomplished Human Resources leader and educator, national accredited as a certified HR leader and an expert in the cannabis space. Gratton and her company, High...Read More

Erin Gratton

Partner- Human Resources
Erin Gratton

Erin Gratton

Partner- Human Resources

Erin Gratton is an accomplished Human Resources leader and educator, national accredited as a certified HR leader and an expert in the cannabis space. Gratton and her company, High Values has been brought on by Marigold to provide neutral HR support for its team members and leaders needing assistance with complex HR issues that might arise, and policies, including reporting incidents of harassment and discrimination, including at offsite events.

High Values specializes in cannabis workplace education by implementing initiatives that include reviewing and updating policies so they are reflective of modern human rights and safety requirements, deploying leader and employee cannabis and impairment education with equal emphasis and examining organizational processes.

Walter Cho

As Marigold Marketing & PR’s Finance Support Planner, Walter helps support cashflow strategies and budgets.
Maintaining and creating reports to ensure fluidity in a...Read More

Walter Cho

Partner- Finance Support
Walter Cho

Walter Cho

Partner- Finance Support
As Marigold Marketing & PR’s Finance Support Planner, Walter helps support cashflow strategies and budgets.
Maintaining and creating reports to ensure fluidity in administrative business and information in the pipeline. With 4 years of banking experience in TD and a current role as an Associate Advisor for FundEX Investments, Walter provides exceptional analytical services to support budgeting and forecasting.
Hannah Unterschultz

Hannah is a recent Communications graduate, and is super excited to join the Marigold team as their Calgary-based event representative. Hannah is no stranger to special events, hav...Read More

Hannah Unterschultz

Partner- Events & Community Support
Hannah Unterschultz

Hannah Unterschultz

Partner- Events & Community Support

Hannah is a recent Communications graduate, and is super excited to join the Marigold team as their Calgary-based event representative. Hannah is no stranger to special events, having worked in hospitality for several years, and loves connecting with consumers and customers in person at various events in Western Canada.

Andrea Hunter

Andrea has been a freelance and contract photographer for over 10 years, beginning as a black and white analog photographer, with a passion for dark room developing, she has now gr...Read More

Andrea Hunter

Partner - Photographer
Andrea Hunter

Andrea Hunter

Partner - Photographer

Andrea has been a freelance and contract photographer for over 10 years, beginning as a black and white analog photographer, with a passion for dark room developing, she has now grown into a digital artist bringing her images life in a very creative style. She has won numerous International awards and been published in many magazines across the world. Andrea can be seen photographing everything from weddings, families and animals, to editorials, high fashion and fantasy. She is constantly advancing in her career and pushing the boundaries to what she'll shoot next!