Team Lead | Web Project Manager
Gabby is our founder and eCommerce Consultant. She brings experience working with hundreds of small, medium and enterprise level businesses at Shopify. She studied Management Economics and Finance at the University of Guelph, with a focus on Project Management.
Darren is from Ireland. He likes to drink, watch soccer and call it football. Darren enjoys spending time doing yoga and hanging out with his cats, and showing you pictures of his cats. He's a super funny and friendly guy and for that reason, we've decided to keep him around.
Charismatic and driven, Judy is an enthusiastic marketer with a love of digital strategy and project management. Judy has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Victoria and a specialization in Entrepreneurship. As an avid yoga student and teacher, when she isn’t at GD Commerce, she can be found on her yoga mat. Judy particularly enjoys working with clients in the health and wellness space.
Neal is passionate about connecting with people and ideas wherever they may be found, and works with us on social media marketing and account management. With experience in marketing, policy, and multilateral affairs, Neal loves working on problems that take complex solutions to solve. When he's not in the office, he'll be found reading, cooking, and exploring the world - sometimes all at once.
Victoria is passionate about understanding all aspects of a brand in order to create compelling content that highlights its best features. With experience in diverse realms such as tech, higher education, the arts, hospitality, and not-for-profits, Victoria is a strong cross-sector communicator who is adept at connecting with people from all walks of life.
Victoria values empathy, curiosity, and creative problem solving when it comes to achieving success. She is enthusiastic about helping small businesses actualize their vision through strategic branding, sophisticated writing, and a high degree of emotional intelligence.
Director of Human Resources
Comox Valley, BC
Jennifer has a genuine passion for empowering people to transform into their most authentic selves with her Counselling business. But her person centred approach doesn't stop there—Jennifer has years of experience in people operations and a deep seated desire to create an efficient and healthy work culture. She loves recruiting for potential and finding the up and coming leaders in each field! When she is not supporting others in dynamic ways, Jennifer is in her veggie garden, hanging with her chickens or anywhere in nature!
Rachel Vander Vennen
Rachel is in her final year of an MA degree at the University of Guelph, researching food insecurity and social enterprises. As a trained listener with an eye for detail, she excels at coordinating logistics and editing content for the GDC team. In her spare time, you can find Rachel at the gym, working towards her Yoga Teachers’ Training, or knitting socks with a glass of red wine.
Therese loves finding expressive and graceful design solutions. With an artistic background and a Bachelor's degree in Communication, she has the tools to take your brand to new heights. She spends her spare time exploring and painting in the mountains.
Social Media Manager and Content Creator
Hannah has moved to Vancouver from Scotland, in search of a new and exciting life! With a background in social media management and content creation, Hannah is your main gal for all social media related requests. Having graduated with a degree in textile design, Hannah later found her calling in social media, and hasn’t looked back since! When Hannah’s not posting on Instagram, she is out exploring, taking photographs and putting herself out there to new experiences.
From an early age, Kyle was always fascinated with cameras. This fascination never really left Kyle, and you will rarely see him without (at least) one. Through his photography, Kyle enjoys telling people’s stories. Kyle studies biology at UBC, and (when he isn’t studying) enjoys volunteering in his community.