Meet Our Team

Darian Kovacs

Darian

Founding Partner

Darian Kovacs

Darian is founding partner of the award-winning Digital Marketing and PR firm known as Jelly. If you didn’t already know, Darian brings unparalleled charisma and excitement to the brands that he popularizes (is yours one of them?). Known for off-the-wall ideas and fantastic stories, Darian’s energy keeps the Jelly bus rolling down fun and fabulous roads.

Sarah Clark

Sarah

Partner

Sarah Clark

Sarah is a gifted leader with over a decade of experience in marketing and event coordination. As one of Jelly’s original employees, Sarah spent 5 years leading our team and clients through successful campaigns before focussing on where her passions truly lie; our people and processes! Armed with a perpetually positive attitude, creative trouble shooting skills and a true desire to see everyone thrive, Sarah helps to ensure that Jelly performs at its best. When she’s not in the office, you can find her with her young daughter and husband, cooking up a storm in the kitchen, or spending time outdoors.

Chris Penner

Chris

Account Manager

Chris Penner

Chris comes to Jelly with several years of experience in managing corporate sponsorships and partnerships, primarily in the world of sports both at the professional and amateur levels. As a highly self-motivated individual, Chris loves keeping busy and continuously learning how he can better serve his clients. Outside of work you can find Chris watching or playing sports, or outdoors keeping active and enjoying nature.

Slava Kaganov

Slava

Account Manager

Slava Kaganov

Slava comes to Jelly with a wealth of knowledge in digital advertising and website solutions in the automotive industry in addition to over 5 years experience in eCommerce. Passionate about building client relationships and delivering value, Slava brings a deeply client focused approach to his role at Jelly. When he’s not working he is out enjoying life with his young daughter and wife, playing soccer, or relaxing and playing a game on his Super Nintendo.

Danielle Windecker

Danielle

Account Manager

Danielle Windecker

Danielle possesses a decade of experience in digital marketing and communications for a diverse range of organizations in Canada and the UK. She is passionate about connecting with people, using storytelling to engage audiences and keeping the ‘big picture’ in mind while ensuring all the details come together. Outside of work, you’ll often find Danielle reading amidst a stack of books, dabbling in arts and crafts and spending time with her partner, extended family and cat, Aurora.

Andrew Delbaere

Andrew

Account Manager

Andrew Delbaere

Andrew joins Jelly with a decade of experience in the consumer-packaged goods and sports industries where he has managed every aspect of the marketing strategies for the companies he worked for. Andrew loves learning about his client’s story and helping them take their vision and turn it into reality. When he’s not at work, you’ll find Andrew playing or watching sports or working on his latest LEGO creation.

Emma Whiten

Emma

PR Coordinator

Emma Whiten

Emma comes to Jelly with a wealth of experience in customer service, client management, and social media coordination. Her marketing background has been built primarily in the BC craft beer industry – where she found her passion for social media strategy and quality craft beer. Emma is ready to share her social media expertise and further her knowledge into new industries! In her free time, you can find her trying new beers at local breweries, watching the latest horror movie, or hiking through the mountains!

Anabel Blesch

Anabel

PR Coordinator

Anabel Blesch

Anabel has a passion for all things PR and marketing and comes to Jelly with experience managing beauty and fashion brands. Anabel has a love for acting and writing which directly plays in to her role as a storyteller for clients and creating magic with a campaign. When she’s not working, you can find her on adventures through Vancouver to find new treats with her boyfriend or cuddling up with her chihuahua, Eyore, for a movie day.

Hayley Mica

Hayley

PR Coordinator

Hayley Mica

Hayley is a voracious learner and lover of all things marketing. She brings her passion for unique and creative marketing to everything she does, and thrives on seeing her work bring attention to good people doing good things. Hayley’s years at business school and her experience to date have taught her how to develop big picture ideas and create goal driven campaigns that produce results. When she’s not in the office, you’ll find Hayley exploring the Pacific Northwest with her dog, riding horses or visiting an island.

Zaniah Friesen

Zaniah

PR Intern

Zaniah Friesen

Zaniah is a Marketing Communications student about to finish her diploma at BCIT. She is ambitious and always excited to learn, and that is exactly what she intends to do as an intern at Jelly! She loves food, fashion and her small dog Tali. When she is not completing assignments, you can probably find her drinking her fourth coffee of the day or talking about shoes.

Sullivan Geneau

Sullivan

Digital Ads Coordinator

Sullivan Geneau

Sullivan comes all the way from Calgary, AB, with a background in digital affiliate marketing and door-to-door telecom sales. He understands what drives consumer impulse and knows how to drive a click. He spent his adolescent years in Muscat, Oman, and brings his unique perspective to the Jelly team. In his free time, he enjoys producing downtempo music, lifting heavy things, throwing discs really far, and carving through moguls.

Simon  Frackiewickz

Simon

Digital Ads Coordinator

Simon Frackiewickz

Simon’s love for marketing comes from his appreciation fostering authentic human connections. He comes to the Jelly team with a background in content marketing and data analytics from the auto industry. Simon’s thirst for knowledge and goal-oriented thinking makes him a team player who’s always looking for ways to deliver value in his advertising. On his down time you can catch Simon either gaming, playing volleyball, or casting a line in the water for a bite.

Kavan Sohal

Kavan

SEO Coordinator

Kavan Sohal

Kavan has specialized in SEO for over 4 years and during this time, helped to develop one of the top SEO products used in the Canadian automotive industry. He is committed to providing clients with the best results possible thanks to a sharp analytical perspective, hard work and years of industry know-how. When Kavan isn’t working away on optimizing websites, he can be found working out, playing games, watching sports, or hanging out with friends and family.

Lohralee Williams

Lohralee

SEO Coordinator

Lohralee Williams

Lohralee comes to Jelly with extensive customer service experience and a strong foundation in digital marketing and PR from business school. Her marketing background has been built with various small businesses across Vancouver and the Fraser Valley, where she learned to master her analytical, detail-oriented, and highly organized skillset. Outside of the office, you’ll often find Lohralee playing tennis, reading a book off her ever-growing list, cheering on the Canucks and Canadian tennis stars with her partner or spending time with her extended family, including the two family pets.

Juliana Bermudez

Juliana

Multimedia Specialist

Juliana Bermudez

Juliana comes to Jelly with a strong background in customer service and a passion for graphic design and illustration. As a recent university graduate, Juliana is ready to integrate her energetic approaches and imaginative designs into your brand. She knows what is up and coming in the design world and is ready to make your projects stand out and tell your story in a compelling way. When Juliana is not busy brainstorming for her latest project, she can be seen walking her young dog at local forests and lakes, in the kitchen trying out a new recipe to share on her Instagram, and viewing the newest movie releases.

Travis Jeffers

Travis

Multimedia Specialist

Travis Jeffers

Travis’s passion for Photography and Video started with shooting his friends skateboarding in elementary school. From there it grew into a love creating cinematic visuals that tell the story behind the subject. These days his time away from work are spent chasing his young son and border collie around, exploring trails, and visiting the occasional brewery with his wife.

Garth Poon

Garth

Web Designer

Garth Poon

Garth is a design ninja who’s been creating digital art since he was a wee lad. He loves building beautiful, clean websites that perfectly capture an organization’s purpose and branding, and he obsesses over every pixel. When he’s not designing websites for Jelly, he’s either taking photos, building LEGO with his two boys, or eating samosas.

Julius Alfonso

Julius

Accountant

Julius Alfonso

Coming from a family of accountants, Julius is a designated CPA, CMA with over 15 years of professional experience. He loves to create tools that help manage budgets, labour, spend, and measure overall company profitability. His passion is to explain the art of accounting in simple layman’s terms and measure what everyday success looks like.

Ryan Lawrie

Ryan

Jr. Accountant

Ryan Lawrie

Ryan is all about the numbers and earned his chops with over 10 years of experience in a variety of commercial endeavours including light manufacturing, commercial real estate and investment businesses. His experience extends through to all the fundamental accounting functions of these different industries. He lives and breaths all things Canucks, takes an active interest in US politics–don’t get him started–and can often be caught reading the works of Noam Chomsky.

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