Our Team

“Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” –Andrew Carnegie

We love what we do and we are extremely passionate about our craft. Our team is made up of individuals whose core strengths compliment one another’s, creating an eclectic and dynamic group. Our many years of industry experience, coupled with our attention to detail, provide no limits to the enthusiasm and expertise we apply to each project.

Taylor Prestidge

Creative Director, CEO

Taylor offers expertise and a wealth of knowledge in the advertising and marketing world. Educated in media communications at both Mohawk College and McMaster University in Hamilton, Taylor always takes a passionate approach to ensuring that the Sway clientele exceed their goals. As a published author and stand-up comedian, Taylor has journeyed in many ways down the road less travelled.

Taylor’s active imagination and business understanding of today’s multi-functional marketing concepts is supplemented by his active lifestyle, love of music and film, and having a few laughs. Taylor is also a devout supporter of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Blue Jays and golf legend John Daly.

taylor@swayadvertising.ca

Jonah Tremback

Director of Marketing, COO

Jonah works hands on with all clients to ensure that they receive an exemplary customer experience with Sway. He enjoys working with unique companies of all sizes to help them tell their story through innovative marketing strategies. Jonah specializes in creating a unique marketing presence that allows companies to separate themselves from their competition and connect with their target audience.

In his spare time, you can find Jonah on the golf course or exploring the great outdoors. Jonah has a passion for helping people, health and fitness, and sports.

jonah@swayadvertising.ca

Jonah Tremback

Director of Marketing, COO

Jonah works hands on with all clients to ensure that they receive an exemplary customer experience with Sway. He enjoys working with unique companies of all sizes to help them tell their story through innovative marketing strategies. Jonah specializes in creating a unique marketing presence that allows companies to separate themselves from their competition and connect with their target audience.

In his spare time, you can find Jonah on the golf course or exploring the great outdoors. Jonah has a passion for helping people, health and fitness, and sports.

jonah@swayadvertising.ca

Mike Cordeiro

Senior Designer

Over the past 15 years Mike has honed a wide array of skills in graphic design, web development, and marketing. Skilled in both print and digital, he has created effective solutions for clients large and small. From stylish product catalogues to e-commerce websites, Mike loves to find unique solutions to help clients solve their communications challenges.

Mike enjoys spending time with his family, and teaching his kids why proper kerning is important and that you don’t always want your logo to be bigger.

mike@swayadvertising.ca

Katelyn Sinclair

Media & Office Manager

Katelyn acts as a liaison between the Sway team, our clientele, and our partners in the industry. A graduate of the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University, she uses an array of professional skills to find unique solutions to problems and provide an exceptional client experience. With an extensive background in customer service, Katelyn ensures that our clients’ relationship with Sway is both rewarding and transparent.

Off the clock, Katelyn enjoys baking and cooking new recipes. When she runs out of ingredients, you can find her exploring Netflix or helping to lead her dodgeball team to victory.

katelyn@swayadvertising.ca

Katelyn Sinclair

Media & Office Manager

Katelyn acts as a liaison between the Sway team, our clientele, and our partners in the industry. A graduate of the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University, she uses an array of professional skills to find unique solutions to problems and provide an exceptional client experience. With an extensive background in customer service, Katelyn ensures that our clients’ relationship with Sway is both rewarding and transparent.

Off the clock, Katelyn enjoys baking and cooking new recipes. When she runs out of ingredients, you can find her exploring Netflix or helping to lead her dodgeball team to victory.

katelyn@swayadvertising.ca

John Challinor III

Multimedia Manager

Starting his career as a Music Producer and Audio Engineer, John made the move into film and video production as a Producer, where he found himself to be a natural fit. John has since worked on a range of productions of various sizes and take on the challenges of putting together a production with confidence. His background in Audio also lends itself well to Sway’s post-production operations where he oversees all audio post work with a critical ear.

When John is off the clock, he enjoys cooking, playing music and various recreational sports. He’s not terrible at any of the aforementioned activities either, just ask his mom.

Jessica Avolio

Graphic Designer & Copywriter

Jessica is a multidisciplinary creative with formal training in Fine Arts, Art History and Graphic Design. With an Honours B.A. from the University of Guelph, Jessica uses a solid foundation in the fundamentals of art to support her work in the field of design. She has worked as an Ad Designer, Layout Director, Editor-in-Chief, Marketing Assistant, Web Designer, Illustrator, Photographer, and more.

In her spare time, you can find her sipping on British tea, taking way too many pictures of her cat, and playing a mean game of Scrabble.

jessica@swayadvertising.ca

Jessica Avolio

Graphic Designer & Copywriter

Jessica is a multidisciplinary creative with formal training in Fine Arts, Art History and Graphic Design. With an Honours B.A. from the University of Guelph, Jessica uses a solid foundation in the fundamentals of art to support her work in the field of design. She has worked as an Ad Designer, Layout Director, Editor-in-Chief, Marketing Assistant, Web Designer, Illustrator, Photographer, and more.

In her spare time, you can find her sipping on British tea, taking way too many pictures of her cat, and playing a mean game of Scrabble.

jessica@swayadvertising.ca

Tash Howe

Graphic Designer

Tash is a design professional with an B.A Honours in Graphic and Media Design. With experience in designing for both web and print, she continuously looks for new and unique ways of creating effective and inspiring design.

After recently moving to Canada, you can find her running the streets and exploring her new surroundings. Tash enjoys cooking and experimenting with new recipes and watching the latest TV shows on Netflix!

tash@swayadvertising.ca

Taylor Duckworth

Communications Manager

Taylor is a communications professional with a passion for public relations. She loved that she could incorporate her two passions, social media and writing, into her career. Since starting in the field of public relations, she has expanded her skill set in social media and writing.

In her free time, Taylor enjoys taking nature photos. When she’s not taking photos, you can find her at the yoga studio perfecting her crow pose or at the gym working on her fitness.

taylor.d@swayadvertising.ca

Taylor Duckworth

Communications Manager

Taylor is a communications professional with a passion for public relations. She loved that she could incorporate her two passions, social media and writing, into her career. Since starting in the field of public relations, she has expanded her skill set in social media and writing.

In her free time, Taylor enjoys taking nature photos. When she’s not taking photos, you can find her at the yoga studio perfecting her crow pose or at the gym working on her fitness.

taylor.d@swayadvertising.ca

Haris Usanovic

Director & Cinematographer

Haris has been shaped into the cinematographer you see today by a lifetime of learning the craft of visual storytelling. Born and raised in Cambridge, Ontario, Haris has spent many years perfecting his trade in a variety of aspects. Working with media outlets such as The Score, CBC, and Vice, Haris has found his cinematic inspiration through the films he loves and family he adores.

In his spare time, Haris enjoys watching and participating in Tennis and a variety of Martial Arts disciplines. The product of a Bosnian-Canadian family, Haris is an aficionado of rich coffee, nutella and a perfectly grilled cevapi.

Zac Jackson

Photographer

Zac is a self-taught photographer who first picked up a camera in 2011, and from a professional standpoint, says that nothing has felt more natural. Zac started his career shooting local events, and it didn’t take long before his business took off. He has shot freelance projects for dozens of clients, which has evolved into a full time passion that has taken him across the country. Along the way, he has carved out a simply philosophy about photography, to be genuine and observant.

Zac Jackson

Photographer

Zac is a self-taught photographer who first picked up a camera in 2011, and from a professional standpoint, says that nothing has felt more natural. Zac started his career shooting local events, and it didn’t take long before his business took off. He has shot freelance projects for dozens of clients, which has evolved into a full time passion that has taken him across the country. Along the way, he has carved out a simply philosophy about photography, to be genuine and observant.

Dave Jumaquio

Designer

Dave has an eye for detail and a passion for design. With over 10 years in the industry, Dave has worked with clients such as the Canadian International Autoshow, Citytv, Sportsnet, Omni, EMI Canada and Kevin O’Leary. Dave has an innate ability to listen to a client, understand their vision and transport that vision into an amazing final design.

Dave Jumaquio

Designer

Dave has an eye for detail and a passion for design. With over 10 years in the industry, Dave has worked with clients such as the Canadian International Autoshow, Citytv, Sportsnet, Omni, EMI Canada and Kevin O’Leary. Dave has an innate ability to listen to a client, understand their vision and transport that vision into an amazing final design.