George is a master of making digital technologies work for business by streamlining operations, improving online presences, creating and reinforcing brands, and selling products and services effectively online. While he’s built a team of experts with ion8 which deploy George’s recommended solutions on time and on budget, George himself is a certified Google AdWords & Analytics professional, a certified Google Educator and a cloud communication technology guru. Additional skill sets include: Clio Certified Consultant and Certified Zoho CRM Consultant.
Dana Shalab Alsham
Dana is an interdisciplinary designer who believes in the importance of functional and thoughtful design. Her experience includes over five years of vector and motion design, web development, interactive experiences, and video production. Whether the challenge is to problem solve, communicate a message, or establish a unique presence, Dana helps deliver effective solutions for a range of clients with a positive attitude and a people-centered and usability-focused approach. Dana holds a Bachelor of Design (BDes) from the York/Sheridan Joint Program in Design (YSDN) offered by York University and Sheridan College.
Lead, Copywriter & Social Media
Angela West has been providing web wordsmithing services for businesses ranging from large corporations to small companies across Canada, the United States and the UK since 2009. Angela has a knack for translating technical stakeholder-speak into consumer-facing, easily digested web copy that drives conversions and higher search engine rankings. Writing about social media extensively for online publications like PC World Business Center led to Angela managing social media for a number of clients, giving her a wide range of experience with various industry and nonprofit sectors. She takes a measured, logical and results-oriented approach to all of her social media and copywriting projects which shows in final copy and campaigns.
Mat is a web developer with 10 years of professional experience helping small and large businesses operate and promote themselves online. He has extensive experience in mobile-ready web development, developing e-commerce storefronts and sites that promote brand awareness through social marketing. Mat is also an expert in developing key integrations between systems including retail ERP systems, voice and video communications platforms and marketing and sales tools (e.g. CRM, advertising and email marketing). Mat also provides custom app development for businesses with unique needs or who are looking to launch a new product. Additional skill sets include: Zoho Creator Application Specialist.
Operations Manager / Zoho Consultant
Jenna is an operations guru, taking care of everything from project management to budget creation to client billing. Plus, Jenna’s knowledge of everything Zoho—Zoho Mail, Zoho Books, you name it—could impress anybody, and she’s on a first-name basis with most of the Zoho Support staff. An expert project and administrative lead, Jenna is always on top of things—from the smallest project budgets to the broadest proposal creation, she’s got it covered.
Mike started his technical career over 18 years ago, and has since become a technical project manager and lead architect. He has multiple Information Technology certifications including storage, networking, virtualization and telephony, making him an asset for almost every aspect of a project. He also has 13 years of management and four years of directorial experience.
Fausto has an engineering background and has been involved with computers and networks since the punch card era, evolving into a cloud computing expert. Fausto is a well-rounded IT professional with a sharp focus on Google for Work. He deploys and customizes solutions within and around Google for Work technologies using Google Apps Script. Additional skill sets include: Google Apps Certified Deployment Specialist and Clio Certified Consultant.
Lead project manager, Francheska has extensive experience in multiple industries from marketing and content for the travel industry, data editor on Goodbed.com to Social Media Manager for a government branch of the Dominican Republic. Her experience, adaptability and broad skill set makes her a great asset in assessing and organizing project needs, as well as finding the best solutions for each project she leads. Majored in Advertising Communications with a postgraduate degree in Marketing and Copywriting from Instituto Superior de Agencias Publicitarias in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Ricardo is a Systems Engineer specializing in developing custom solutions to handle specific client needs. No challenge is too hard, no problem is too complex. He has more than 9 years of experience finding solutions in diverse industry sectors including financial systems, case tracking, performance engineering and ecommerce solutions.
Digital Marketing Specialist
Adam is a highly sought after digital strategist, bringing a no-nonsense business approach to digital and social strategies. Adam works with our clients to plan, design, and manage successful performance marketing campaigns which deliver solid ROI. Adam is an expert in analytics and quantifies his results with transparent, customized reports for each client.
Ricky is an enthusiastic advocate of Google for Work and Google for Education. With his background in sports and education and a degree in Human Kinetics from the University of Ottawa, and a future teacher’s degree in progress, Ricky is a huge asset to all of our clients but particularly our clients in the educational sector.
Telephony Practice Lead
Ben has been working in networked telecommunications since before he was old enough to drive. At only 15, he began to work for his father, who was a telecommunications service provider. In no time, Ben was starting a business of his own: a Broadsoft-based unified communications company. Ben has extensive experience with hosted VoIP systems and related software integrations, including Vonage Business, RingCentral, and more. He’s well-versed in the typical challenges that companies encounter when they use VoIP-based phone systems for the first time, and he knows how to help.
Legal Practice Lead
Benjamin is a masterly and proficient attorney in deploying advanced law firm infrastructure, technology, and cloud communications. He has been deploying systems for firms ranging in size from solo practitioners to Florida’s largest legal aid for years before Clio existed. He is a practicing attorney and leads the legal practice consulting division of ion8. Practical legal experience enables him to translate tech jargon into meaningful legalese for attorneys. Benjamin is an active member of both the Florida Bar and American Bar Association on boards regarding technology and access to legal services. He is also a Clio Certified Consultant.
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