Steve Roper – Founder. Strategist. Creative Director.
Steve Roper enjoyed a career spanning over forty years as a Creative Marketing Specialist with international experience. Steve has been awarded Best in Canada by the Canadian Marketing Association for his work on Chrysler Canada. His Non Profit work has raised millions of dollars for their respective organizations.
Steve is currently semi-retired and working with a partner to build The Great Cider Company. His clients have included Chrysler Canada, The Dicom Group, Go Air, Porschehaus, Craigdarroch Castle, the Marine Megafauna Foundation in Mozambique, the Town of Collingwood, Ontario, The Bermuda Department of Tourism, the St. Martin, FWI Department of Tourism, Henry Birks & Sons in Montreal, IBM Canada, The Ogden Point Enhancement Society in Victoria, BC, Choquette Law in Seattle, King Brothers in Victoria, Swan Lake Nature Conservancy in Victoria, BC, Talking Oceans in Colombia, Two if by Sea in the BVI, Econics of Victoria, Angel Solutions in Victoria, View Master Optics in BC and for Andrea Marshall, Queen of Mantas and National Geographic Emerging Explorer.
Dolly Yep – Administrator
A professional and proficient Executive Administrator with a strong background in administration, time management, sales & marketing and customer service. Yim’s strengths include exceptional organizational skills, detail orientated, a pro-active attitude combined with the ability to multi-task and work both independently and in a team setting. Yim is an effective and confident communicator at all levels within and outside an organization.
Yim has worked in senior administrative positions ranging from her most recent role as Executive Administrative Assistant to the Executive Director of BC Ministry of Environment in Victoria, BC., and includes roles such as Executive Assistant to the Chairman of the Board | National Money Mart | Victoria, BC., General Manager & Consultant | The Inn at Robert’s Grove | Belize, CA., Executive Assistant | Ramada Huntingdon Hotel & Suites | Victoria, BC and as Executive Assistant | Coats Bell | Montreal, Quebec.
Steve and Yim have recently relocated to Collingwood.
Yim also owns and operates Sew Yim, a home sewing studio offering alteration and sewing services.
Abhisheq Verma – Technical Director
Abhisheq (we call him Abhee) is our Web Developer Whiz. He has been part of our team for close to a decade and has been key in the development and growth of Steve Roper. He builds our web sites using our core CMS platform, WordPress while providing valuable online business strategies to help our clients get what they need.
He’s a little shy but is a whiz in just about everything from PHP and .Net Development, Mobile App Development for iOS & Android (iphone and ipad), E-Commerce: WordPress, Magento, Drupal, ASPdotnetstorefront, Facebook stores and Social Media.
If Abhee can’t solve it, it can’t be done.