Founder / Team Leader
Ryan is the “force” behind ForceFive. It’s his passion and vision that guides our team to make sure that our clients succeed – and thrive on the Web. With more than 12 years of success in the online marketing industry, Ryan is adept at the latest technologies and trends – from best practices in website design to SEO services. He continually changes the way the Internet can be used to create efficiencies, save costs, and drive sales for his clients. Being an entrepreneur he fully understands the concept of accountable marketing and ROI. Ryan has an advanced Information Systems diploma from Algonquin College as well as a degree in marketing from The University of British Columbia. He has the rare skill set to be able to talk in sales and marketing dollars and to also understand how the technology actually works.
Chief Word Guy/ Project Lead
Doug has a way with words – in fact, that’s his job. For twenty years plus, Doug has been telling stories and crafting brand messages for more effective, impactful, and measurable results. His background includes developing and fostering brands from the ground floor to national prominence. Based in the States, Doug has worked with prominent brands in from New York City to Los Angeles, as well as Canada. Doug’s PR efforts have resulted in appearances in hundreds of publications and television outlets across the nation, including The New York Times, MSNBC, USA Today, and ESPN. An entrepreneur at heart, Doug is a driven professional – ready to make a difference for your business today.
Senior Designer / Developer
The creative genius behind the scenes at ForceFive, Kyle Barber has been designing and building websites for more than 5 years. As the lead designer and programmer, Kyle is tasked with the most challenging projects, helping ForceFive deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions for our clients. Kyle is a graduate of Algonquin College.
A graduate from Algonquin College, Julie joined ForceFive in 2012 as a graphic designer. Based in Ottawa, Canada, Julie has a passion for design that pushes her to always try and learn something new. She loves the fact that she can tell people that “I love what I do,” and it is evident in her work.
A graduate from Algonquin College, Danika joined Force Five in 2013 as a graphic designer. Danika has always loved art since she was young. Her interest in graphic design developed when she was able to take a graphic design class at her high school. She loves working everyday and is always up for a challenge. Danika loves designing logo’s and she can brand your company however you like.
A graduate of Algonquin College, Lisa joined the ForceFive team in 2012. With several award winning pieces under her belt, you can see the passion she has in all her work. Lisa constantly strives to push herself, and is always up for learning something new that can evolve her graphic design and illustration skills to the next level. With her artistic hands and creative mind, she never ceases to come up with something unique for every project.
As a graduate of both Business Administration and Business Marketing from Algonquin college Kybor is well rounded in the business field. He is a marketing specialist at heart and is our SEO expert. He can strategize, implement, and execute on 3, 6, 12 month plans and has produced some fantastic results for our client base.
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