Connecting You with Your Community can sometimes involve including other associates in our work. Here are just a few of those that help us connect with impact.
After 30 years with iconic beer brand Molson Coors, and most recently as the national Chief Corporate Affairs officer in Canada Ferg Devins was instrumental in leading strategies and actions related to Government Relations, Public Relations, Communications, Employee Relations, Corporate Social Media and Corporate Responsibility. Ferg sat at the leadership boardroom table, engaged in many community volunteer efforts and will never forget his days in the trenches. He continues to leverage his vast experience by helping clients with their various complex business challenges and opportunities. With a national network of leaders and influencers, Ferg has learned ways to best connect clients better with their community. He’s a devoted “make it happen” strategist committed to solving for what is possible.
Communications Associate Province De Quebec
JP travaille en communication depuis 2006. Il a eu le privilège d’œuvrer au sein d’entreprises telles que les Canadiens de Montréal, Air Canada, le Vieux-Port de Montréal ainsi que le Centre des sciences de Montréal. Bilingue, passionné de relations publiques, de sports, du web et de voyages, il est présentement en rédaction de sa thèse de Maîtrise portant sur le Service-Dominant Logic et la cocréation par le biais du web.JP works in communication since 2006. He had the privilege to work with renowned organisations such as the Montreal Canadiens, Air Canada, the Old Port of Montreal and the Montreal Science Centre. Fully bilingual, passionate about public relations, sports, the web and anything related to traveling , he is currently working on my Master’s thesis on the topic of Service-Dominant Logic and online co-creation.
James characterizes himself as a guy that loves problem solving. He loves data, loves helping people and has built his career around customer centric thinking and developing strategies to monetize customer information. As an experienced Loyalty Marketer, James has a robust repertoire of knowledge, tools, and strategies to help businesses focus on what’s important – their customers. James is assisting on a number of customer data projects at the Devins Network. He can be contacted here.
Dea is involved in the community through her vast management and sales experience. With extensive training by CHANEL, Hunter Douglas and Exciting Windows, she carries the trademark of a “make a friend” sales philosophy. This ties her closely to the community by building strong and lasting relationships. Her love of life and joy in problem-solving add to her sales expertise. She is active in fundraising, hospitality, decor, and design. She enjoys travel and reading and the new things that it brings to her life.
With an undergrad in English and Creative Writing, a Public Relations certificate and a previous career in banking, Mary-Margaret has developed a knack for combining pertinent and technical information with creativity. Mary-Margaret has written articles which have resulted in viral success. With a passion for telling stories, Mary-Margaret has the ability to string together narratives over a variety of platforms. She digs into the details that deliver on the big picture accomplishments.
Community Relations Coordinator
Helena is a graduate of the University of Ottawa in Commerce with specialization in Entrepreneurship at the Telfer School of Management. She is also a graduate of Algonquin College in Ottawa in Event Management. Helena is currently on assignment in Kenora within the Tourism Kenora team. She has been coordinating the White Cap Pavillion event centre at Kenora’s Harbourfront and the Discovery Centre at the City. Prior to this Kenora assignment, Helena was coordinating events at Ottawa’s City Hall through the summer of 2016. She has previously been a research assistant for Senator Bob Runciman and the Head Volunteer for the TelferCASCO organization raising money for CHEO. She held the position of Creative Director for the Telfer Entrepreneurship Club and VP Sponsorship for Making Waves Ottawa. She is assisting the Devins Network with a number of “community” activities. She is very excited to be part of the founding team.
Clark Devins is a talented creative inspiration. He has an eye for catching the moment with creativity and precision through his videography and photographic works. He is a working actor and completed the Acting Essentials program at the Vancouver Film School in December of 2014. He is a visual artist with a flare for creating work on canvas. He is an active member of his community and is a sporty guy with a creative bent. One of his works can be viewed on the Kay Gardner Beltline, in Toronto, a mural created by Clark and executed with fellow classmates at Greenwood College School. He is currently supporting the social creative elements of RedLeaf Fitness in Toronto.
Government Relations and public affairs are the cornerstones of Pathway Group’s business. For 15 years, Pathway Group has helped to build effective relationships between their clients and government. They are known for finding solutions to even the most complex issues while strengthening public opinion and stakeholder buy-in. In our increasingly interconnected world, Pathway Group understands that solving problems often needs a multi-pronged strategy, which is why they have built a team of experts in government relations, lobbying, public affairs and communications from across the political spectrum, with a wide range of experience working in business and government. Their core strength as a team is the ability to work constructively with major political parties and the public sector, across all levels of government often bringing divergent viewpoints and priorities into focus to serve a common goal. This is their strength because it is what they value most. The Devins Network is proud to be associated with Pathway Group.