We are a full-service boutique advertising agency located in downtown Vancouver.
Fusion Communications Group was founded by our fearless leader Dean Mailey in 1989. Collectively, we’ve been in the ad business a long time and we partner with the best this industry has to offer. We love nothing more than matching the right talent to our client’s needs.
From TV, to radio, digital and more, Fusion is a one-stop-shop that delivers results.
Meet the fun and passionate team at Fusion.
He specializes in the development of effective marketing communications strategies, media buying and planning, ad creation, public and media relations and online strategies. Dean feels that a straightforward, honest approach and clearly defined expectations always produces positive results.
Dean is a trusted advisor to, and works closely with such clients as SierraSil, General Paint, Factors Group of Companies, PGX, Larco/Park Royal, and Bayshore Home Health.
Mandi is responsible for all finance-related activity at Fusion, as well as general office management. She takes care of AR/AP and billing, and works closely with the whole team to keep everyone on track and on budget. Her incredible organization skills keep the team running smoothly.
Prior to joining Fusion in June 2009, Mandi took care of Merchant Logistics at HealthPricer Interactive, managed the operations at EC Environmental Control, and was the Communications Coordinator of Corporate & Community Affairs Canfor Corporation (not all at the same time). Mandi brings a solid skill set and a passion for her job, along with an upbeat personality and a fierce sense of style to the team.
Andrew uses an early morning crossfit workout to warm up for a day of media planning and negotiating media deals.
In 2010, she had the opportunity to be trained by FMCG leader, Unilever (Southeast Asia), handling world-renowned brands: AXE and Dove under their Brand Building and Customer Development teams. In 2012, she ventured into the exciting world of publishing and led efforts for Hearst International book extensions where her projects ranged from children’s books, young adult oriented novels, to titles such as FHM and Cosmopolitan – created for more mature audiences. During her stint as a publisher, digital was becoming more prevalent as print sales were starting to dip to its lowest point.
As a tiny girl with big dreams, Georgene moved to New York City in 2013 to explore the Digital Marketing realm. She studied Digital Media Marketing in New York University concentrating on Strategy and Content Management. Upon completing the program, she moved to Vancouver as a Digital Strategist and landed a role with the Fusion team shortly after.
Today, she brings in a new set of digital services for clients such as a stronger Social Media offering as well as a more efficient and cost-effective digital ad buying for clients. Outside work, Georgene enjoys being a tourist in her own city. Living in Vancouver, she has come to love the great outdoors and enjoys trying new restaurants all over the city.
Current favourite apps: Spotify and Snapchat
Do what you love and you’ll never have to work a day in your life. Tamie is a believer of pursuing one’s passion. This is how she started her career in design. Having actually graduated in the field of Engineering, Tamie knew that her passion lies in graphic design. With her determination in pursuing this field, she made her way to Vancouver, BC all the way from the Philippines to equip herself with the right education, network and work experience to become a good graphic designer.
Tamie specializes in brand identity/logo design, catalogues, digital image assets and marketing collaterals, among others. Tamie creates her designs ensuring they are effective marketing communications tools. Tamie has also worked with Miss World Canada, Ritter Sport and the Canadian Diabetes Association.
Aside from designing all day (which she could), Tamie also likes to enjoy our beautiful city – outdoors or indoors, Tamie values the company she is with more.
…Oh, and she also loves tea, photography and dogs.
“Life’s a pitch, here’s mine!”
A graduate of the Business Marketing and Communications program from Simon Fraser University, Kareem is a highly organized business analyst and communications specialist with over 3 years in the industry.
He has lived in 3 different continents and is affectionately known as a ‘Third Culture Kid’. A huge fan of social media, big data, food, and travelling and a great believer in giving back and making people smile. This constantly changing and challenging industry excites and motivates him to always go above and beyond.
Prior to joining Fusion in January 2016, Kareem managed a local business, handling all its sales and marketing. The leading role in a small business environment allowed him to know how to communicate and reach each and every individual in the best manner possible. Kareem takes pride in volunteering his free time marketing a non-profit organization, the Triple Crown for Heart, which aims to raise funds to BC Children’s Hospital Heart Unit from an annual cycling event. With his efforts, they were able to raise over $50,000 in donations.
While in the process of completing his degree, Kareem was Vice President of the SFU Apprentice Club, a club aimed at bringing a group of aspiring students together to enrich their entrepreneur, networking, critical thinking and decision-making skills through practicing their classroom theoretical knowledge in real life to further their career development.
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So what exactly do we do? We’re glad you asked.
We’re small and locally operated – and that makes us quick and agile. We have decades of experience and are connected with the best in the industry. And unlike the “big agencies”, we partner with preferred suppliers only when your project calls for it, so you don’t pay for overhead or services that you don’t need.
✓ Strategic and Integrated Marketing Plans
✓ Brand Creation and Development
✓ Media Planning and Buying
✓ Creative and Design
✓ Account Management
✓ Measurable Results
Fusion has long and enduring business relationships with all media in Metro Vancouver. Our longevity in the market ensures that our clients enjoy the best rates available and value-added elements.
Fusion has a successful PR practice on several different levels and extensive experience with reputations and issues management, as well as preparedness to handle various crises.
Fusion has a vibrant digital marketing practice and is a strong believer in building strong online communities to add value and weight to campaigns as well as extend campaign life and create social excitement.
We’ve been lucky to work with some of the best!
920-1112 West Pender Street
Vancouver, BC Canada V6E 2S1