Nordest Studio - Full Service Creative Agency Based in Toronto, ON
a creative agency that specializes in brand development, social media, experiential marketing, live stream and production.
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team

our team

Do good work and work with good people. We think that sounds about right. 

LIANE COULAHAN    
CO-FOUNDER AND CREATIVE DIRECTOR

With a passion for understanding how social and digital platforms are used to engage people in a meaningful way, Liane has dedicated the past 6 years of her research and career to using tech and innovation to connect people with brands. With a Master’s in communications and an eye for design, she transforms abstract thinking into digital realities while keeping the client’s core message and objective top of mind.

LIANE@NORDESTSTUDIO.COM

MATT LEROUX EXPERIENTIAL MARKETING AND PRODUCTION MANAGER From executing on live events to building out experiential marketing strategies, Matt is an exceptional force in creating memorable experiences for our clients. Whether it's a retail activation or touring production, Matt’s our guy to pull the pieces together, support multiple players, and maintain his sense of humour through it all. We’re also pretty sure he dreams about a secret rap career. We may or may not support this dream.  MATT@NORDESTSTUDIO.COM

MATT LEROUX
EXPERIENTIAL MARKETING AND PRODUCTION MANAGER

From executing on live events to building out experiential marketing strategies, Matt is an exceptional force in creating memorable experiences for our clients. Whether it's a retail activation or touring production, Matt’s our guy to pull the pieces together, support multiple players, and maintain his sense of humour through it all. We’re also pretty sure he dreams about a secret rap career. We may or may not support this dream. 

MATT@NORDESTSTUDIO.COM

KAILAH BHARATH CONTENT AND COMMUNITY LEAD With a bachelor's degree in journalism and a professional background in digital media, Kailah brings a combination of storytelling depth and strategic thinking to her work. Kailah is passionate about the reciprocal relationship between producing quality content and meeting business objectives. She’s a constant optimist and you’ll likely find her raving about a new podcast or taking endless snaps of Jack.  KAILAH@NORDESTSTUDIO.COM

KAILAH BHARATH
CONTENT AND COMMUNITY LEAD

With a bachelor's degree in journalism and a professional background in digital media, Kailah brings a combination of storytelling depth and strategic thinking to her work. Kailah is passionate about the reciprocal relationship between producing quality content and meeting business objectives. She’s a constant optimist and you’ll likely find her raving about a new podcast or taking endless snaps of Jack. 

KAILAH@NORDESTSTUDIO.COM

JOSE GARCIA DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY Jose has more than 16 years of film industry experience. He has produced a combination of more than 20 films and music videos. He's been a part of hundreds of productions throughout his career and considers it one of his greatest accomplishments to have worked in almost every role in the industry. Clearly, cinematography runs through his blood, which makes him the perfect DOP for our projects. VIDEO@NORDESTSTUDIO.COM 

JOSE GARCIA
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Jose has more than 16 years of film industry experience. He has produced a combination of more than 20 films and music videos. He's been a part of hundreds of productions throughout his career and considers it one of his greatest accomplishments to have worked in almost every role in the industry. Clearly, cinematography runs through his blood, which makes him the perfect DOP for our projects.

VIDEO@NORDESTSTUDIO.COM 

LINA BEAUDIN CO-FOUNDER AND CREATIVE DIRECTOR With over 15 years of experience in the cultural, entertainment and business industries, Lina stands out as an expert in large-scale festivals, event production, business development, RFID and creative direction. She is as versatile as they come. A big picture thinker who’s intuitive and innovative approach makes her a natural when it comes to bringing an idea to life. LINA@NORDESTSTUDIO.COM

LINA BEAUDIN
CO-FOUNDER AND CREATIVE DIRECTOR

With over 15 years of experience in the cultural, entertainment and business industries, Lina stands out as an expert in large-scale festivals, event production, business development, RFID and creative direction. She is as versatile as they come. A big picture thinker who’s intuitive and innovative approach makes her a natural when it comes to bringing an idea to life.

LINA@NORDESTSTUDIO.COM

JONATHAN PAPPO BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER Jonathan’s role is one of many hats including business development, company and client strategy, and copywriting and editing. He thinks about the future of Nordest, creates strategies, and ensures a smooth execution process for our projects. He has strong opinions and an even stronger sense of detail. When he’s not in the office, you’ll find Jonathan sitting behind a set of drums at secret shows that he never tells the team about. We’re on to you Jonathan.  JONATHAN@NORDESTSTUDIO.COM

JONATHAN PAPPO
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Jonathan’s role is one of many hats including business development, company and client strategy, and copywriting and editing. He thinks about the future of Nordest, creates strategies, and ensures a smooth execution process for our projects. He has strong opinions and an even stronger sense of detail. When he’s not in the office, you’ll find Jonathan sitting behind a set of drums at secret shows that he never tells the team about. We’re on to you Jonathan. 

JONATHAN@NORDESTSTUDIO.COM

ERIC LUSCHACK FABRICATION SPECIALIST Growing up in the world of action sports, Eric found the event space through his passion of snowboarding.  Add 3D modelling skills to the mix and Eric can put concepts on paper long before anything happens on site.  With more than a decade of experience in both planning and execution, event logistics and operations have become his second nature.

ERIC LUSCHACK
FABRICATION SPECIALIST

Growing up in the world of action sports, Eric found the event space through his passion of snowboarding.  Add 3D modelling skills to the mix and Eric can put concepts on paper long before anything happens on site.  With more than a decade of experience in both planning and execution, event logistics and operations have become his second nature.

NICOLE SOEIRO CONTENT & DESIGN COORDINATOR Nicole brings her creativity, wit, design prowess, and “what’s cool and what’s not cool” radar to our content projects and productions. Nicole uses her background in media production to creatively showcase our clients online and offline. Besides her earnest, heartfelt devotion to all things Nordest, Nicole busies herself with learning about the latest design trends, stand up comedy, and listening to a lot of rap. What song’s on her life’s soundtrack? Darkside/Gone by Dr. Dre ft. Kendrick Lamar. NICOLE@NORDESTSTUDIO.COM

NICOLE SOEIRO
CONTENT & DESIGN COORDINATOR

Nicole brings her creativity, wit, design prowess, and “what’s cool and what’s not cool” radar to our content projects and productions. Nicole uses her background in media production to creatively showcase our clients online and offline. Besides her earnest, heartfelt devotion to all things Nordest, Nicole busies herself with learning about the latest design trends, stand up comedy, and listening to a lot of rap. What song’s on her life’s soundtrack? Darkside/Gone by Dr. Dre ft. Kendrick Lamar.

NICOLE@NORDESTSTUDIO.COM

ANGELICA STIRPE
ASSISTANT PRODUCER

With a background in film and television production, Angelica showcases her passion for storytelling through event direction, producing, acting, and even hand lettering. When she’s not keeping our production schedules organized or providing creative direction on set, she’s busy reading scripts and dabbling in illustration. Creativity, inspiration, and team collaborations are Angelica’s jam and we love it. 

JACK BEAUDIN HUMAN RESOURCES & SECURITY Squirrels, UberEATS bike carriers, light shadows— absolutely nothing escapes  Jack’s radar. With an unmatched ability to multitask between excessive napping and his top-notch security detail, Jack is the  multipurpose glue that keeps our team sane and unified. Born to Be Wild would definitely not be on his life’s soundtrack. He is a city pup, and he is secure in that identity. 

JACK BEAUDIN
HUMAN RESOURCES & SECURITY

Squirrels, UberEATS bike carriers, light shadows— absolutely nothing escapes  Jack’s radar. With an unmatched ability to multitask between excessive napping and his top-notch security detail, Jack is the  multipurpose glue that keeps our team sane and unified. Born to Be Wild would definitely not be on his life’s soundtrack. He is a city pup, and he is secure in that identity.