Tigris is a multi-award winning brand experience agency specializing in dynamic event staffing & experiential marketing. Our head office is comprised of a small but mighty team of leaders with over 50 years of experience combined. We pride ourselves on our passion for people, exemplary communication and attention to detail. Learn more about our team of professionals at Tigris and how our contributions makes this company not only successful, but award-winning!
Over the past few years, Tigris has been nominated for over a dozen awards, winning 10 since 2014. Throughout 2017, we won the Top Choice Award for Best Event Staffing Agency as well as Best B2B Marketing at the CAMP Awards, a Gold Stevie Award for Best Viral Video of the Year and a Smarties Award from Smartlink US for Best Onsite Marketing Campaign. Our CEO was recognized by Corporate Vision Magazine as the Canadian Events Professional of the Year for 2017 and won a Bronze Stevie Award for Female Canadian Entrepreneur of the Year.
In 2016 we won our first Top Choice Award in the same category as 2017 and our CEO was honoured as one of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs by PROFIT and Chatelaine Magazine’s annual W100 Ranking for 2016. In 2014, we were awarded a sales achievement award at the Ultimate Wealth Weekend. For a complete list of our awards and accolades, click here.
Serena Holmes, President & CEO
Serena has been with Tigris for 14+ years and has 18 years combined industry experience. Her core expertise ranges from event planning/management and staffing to experiential marketing and logistics. Serena is involved in high level project management for the company’s biggest clients along with driving the company’s online marketing and sales initiatives. Read more how she worked her way up from events staff to management to partner – then owner – in just 4 years by clicking here.
Christina Smith, Account Director
Christina joins Tigris with several years of experience in business development, event planning, marketing and sales. She is responsible for driving new business opportunities for the company and providing leadership and guidance to our management team.
Nicole Delorme, Marketing Manager
Nicole has worked for Tigris since 2013 and was promoted to marketing manager in August 2014. Her focus is specific to Tigris’ internet marketing, social media and sales, however she also assists with management of large scale programs. Nicole has earned her digital marketing and sales certificate in spring 2015.
Sandra Abdelmaseih, HR Coordinator
Sandra recently graduated George Brown with an Advanced Diploma in Human Resources. She began her career at Manulife but joined the Tigris team in July 2017. Sandra recruits talent and coordinates interviews nationwide to expand our roster of dynamic brand ambassadors. In addition, Sandra supports our account management team by recruiting in niche markets and hosting Skype interviews with candidates.
Wendy Blanchard, Senior Account Manager
Wendy joins Tigris with several years of event management experience with Diabetes Canada and Habitat for Humanity. As a member of our management team, she is responsible for planning events locally and nationally including support on our event planning for St. Joseph’s Health Centre, City of Toronto, Swatch, Breadner Trailers and Bell Media.
Joanna Olaru, Account Manager
Joanna has been on the Tigris roster for over 3 years and was promoted to Account Coordinator in October 2016 followed by Senior Account Coordinator fall of 2017 and Account Manager fall of 2018. She is responsible for planning and managing mid-size to higher volume and some logistics. Some of her key clients include Starshot and SkipTheDishes.
Kailee Somers, Account Manager
Kailee has a diverse background including event staffing, graphic design and marketing. She joined Tigris full time as an Account Manager in summer of 2018 planning mid-size to high volume campaigns locally and nationwide. Her key clients have largely included Hobbs Marketing and Taste of Nature.
Joanna Beaton, Account Coordinator
Joanna graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from York University. Utilizing her skills in communications and marketing she began her career as a Business Development Manager for a national franchiser. Looking for a new challenge, she joined the Tigris team in July 2018. Joanna liaises with clients to coordinate and staff events both locally and/or nationally in scope. Since joining our team, Joana has been tackling sampling programs for YBVOCAL and Grassroots Advertising along with Chatterson Drive and Camp Quality.
Savanna Toljagic, Account Coordinator
Savanna recently graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with an Honours Arts Degree in Communication Studies. She became passionate about the marketing industry working as a brand ambassador throughout her post-secondary career. Savanna joined the Tigris head-office team in July 2018 where she manages and supports client programs and brand ambassadors. She loves creating effective, memorable experiences for consumers, clients and contractors! Savanna has been working on events with Activent Marketing, VP+C and MLSE.
Check out our management team talking about why they think Tigris is so special!
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