Meet your Times Advertising Team!
Sales & Promo Team
Deven H. Nandkani he/him – Director of Account Management and Strategy
Deven is a student of advertising, in his second year of the Advertising and Marketing Communications Management program. He has gained knowledge in both the creative and business aspect and continues to crave to learn more everyday. He is passionate to better himself and the people around him, through his enthusiasm and positivity. He enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, hiking, and country music.
Ryan Borris he/him – Creative Director
Ryan is a second-year student in the Advertising and Marketing Communications Management program at Algonquin College. He enjoys sharing his ideas and creativity with the world, and the Advertising program allows him to develop this skill and put it to the test. He’s looking forward to expanding his knowledge during his time in the program with hopes of becoming either a copywriter or a strategist after his time at Algonquin. In his spare time, Ryan enjoys photography, weightlifting, video games, and spending quality time with friends and loved ones.
Sean Mullaly he/him – Design
Sean is in his second year of the Advertising and Marketing Communications Management program at Algonquin College. In this program so far, he has gained an appreciation for the creative process and uses that process to design advertisements to go in the paper. In his spare time he enjoys listening to music and casually playing basketball. He was born on the east coast of Canada, yet he doesn’t like eating fish.
Ali Abdullah he/him – Copy
I’m a second-year student in the Advertising and Marketing Communications Management program at Algonquin College. Ali love working creatively, especially with others. After graduation, Ali hoping to work in an Agency as a copywriter or a designer. During his free time he tend to watch Films or Tv shows.
Akansha Suri she/her – Co-Digital Director – E-News
Akansha is a second-year Advertising and Marketing Communications Management student at Algonquin College. She has extensive experience in Web Designing, Graphic Designing and Digital Marketing. Akansha understands the importance of integrity, professionalism and ethics. Her passion for creativity and designing brought her here and she deeply values the experience she has gained in her role as a Digital Director at Algonquin Times. Additionally, she loves traveling, playing Table-Tennis and spending time with her parrots and dogs. She is originally from India and has a diverse background in Engineering and Research.
Valentina Ortiz she/her – Co-Digital Director – Website
Valentina is a second-year Advertising and Marketing Communications Management Student. She has been very interested in media planning and marketing strategy, and aspires to be able to build a career in these areas. Valentina is a cat lover, she likes tennis, and she likes to share quality time with people.
She hopes to continue meeting people and learning from them about this program in order to continue improving her professional skills.
Social Media Team
Emma Brown she/her – Director of Social Media
Emma is a second-year Advertising & Marketing Communications Management student at Algonquin College. Emma has an eye for creativity and aims to combine the skills she has attained throughout the program with her passion for culinary. In her free time, she enjoys being active outdoors, thrifting, and multiple genres of music.
Bradley Jarrett he/him – Social Media
Bradley Jarrett is in his second year of advertising and marketing, communications, and management at Algonquin College. His passion is on the communication side of advertising and marketing; whether it is helping students learn more about the Algonquin Times Newsletter, or even just to have a genuine conversation, he will be there to help. Bradley hopes to expand his passion for communications skills through interesting social media posts and events this year for the Algonquin Times.
Events & Contests Team
Paula Alvarez she/her -Director of Events and Contest
Paula is a second-year Advertising and Marketing Communications Management student. She has a bachelor’s degree in Audiovisual Communications from the Universidad de Palermo of Buenos Aires. She has experience in Filmmaking, radio, and customer service. She’s a multicultural bilingual. She enjoys reading, painting, watching movies, and learning new hobbies.
Mandy Li she/her – Events and Contests