ABOUT ME

I excel at helping small organizations to Fortune 500 companies, supercharge their marketing efforts.   |   My strong leadership style, strategic abilities and extensive marketing and communications experience allow me to conceptualize results-focused strategies that connect with the hearts and minds of diverse audiences.   |   My experience spans the nonprofit, government, CPG, financial services,and Business to Business (B2B) sectors.   |   I've been recognized for my resourcefulness; community leadership; spokesperson abilities; advocacy of diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace, and for passion for women rights issues.   |   Some of the clients I've worked with are: The MATCH International Women's Fund, Shoppers Drug Mart, Conagra, Canada's Organic Sector, TD Bank Group, and Sobeys Inc.
LEADERSHIP
An engaging, collaborative, and inclusive leader, I'm known for inspiring exceptional team performance and stakeholder engagement.

I excel at creating and building communities of diverse teams within complex multi-matrix organizations.

I also act as a spokesperson and speaker in a variety of topics.
MARKETING
Expertise in: Brand Strategy, Strategic Planning, Marketing Communications, Project Management, Stakeholder Engagement, Business Intelligence, Business Strategy, Brand Development, Communications Planning, Trend Forecasting, Research & Analysis, Online/Digital media, Traditional Media, and Financial Management.
EDUCATION & TRAINING
A Masters in Professional Communication and various certifications and degrees in Marketing and Digital Marketing. Web and technically savvy. Passionated about continuous improvement and life long learning. Member of the American Marketing Association (AMA), the Canadian Association of Marketing Professionals (CAMP), the International Association of  Business Communicators (IABC), and ToastMasters International.
PERSONAL SKILLS
Values-Based Leadership + Conflict Resolution + Mediation + Spanish Language + Public Speaking + Negotiation + Influencing Skills

PORTFOLIO

Check out why I've been recognized for my ability to: craft winning strategies, lead high performance teams, strengthen brands, grow market shares, engage audiences, and increase Return on Investment (ROI).

BLOG

Innovation, audience insights, leadership and more.
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MY PASSION PROJECTS

COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP
COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP

President at YWiB.ca

I'm proud to lead YWIB, a nonprofit association that provides a diverse community of young women and emerging leaders with events and programs that help them become successful in their careers and businesses.

PUBLIC SPEAKING
PUBLIC SPEAKING

Speaking Engagements & Workshops

If you're looking for a dynamic and thoughtful speaker, connect with me. As a seasoned public speaker, I bring a warm and empowering approach to the topics I cover: leadership, marketing, branding, and diversity. I’m available as a keynote speaker, panelist, panel moderator and workshop facilitator.

CONTACT ME TODAY

If you are looking for a star Marketing and Communications Leader, contact me today!
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Contact
E-mail: smriano@gmail.com Phone: (416) 606.9040