Our team: Wonderfully talented, awesomely creative, unrelentingly dedicated.


Our team is all about serious value for our clients. Fertile imagination is only the beginning. To be effective, creative must meet strategic goals, budget and time restrictions. It’s what makes the difference between creative that is merely clever and creative that gets results.

Empowered with the latest technologies, our team of art and creative directors, writers and designers channel their creative gifts into the generation of fresh ideas. With 300 years of combined experience, we are conditioned to think beyond boundaries… to exceed beyond® clients’ expectations.

Miriam Hara - President / Chief Creative Officer

Miriam Hara

President / Chief Creative Officer

Relentless in her pursuit of creative excellence, Miriam’s talent fuels her retail and brand marketing with a passionate heart. Miriam injects originality into her creative direction bringing together strategic business savvy with an all-encompassing creative vision to product and service marketing. The creative core of 3H, Miriam graciously leads with her extensive experience and is trusted by clients to create only compelling campaigns.

Miriam’s Happy Face-Makers: Creating. Ideas. Shopping.

Sal Hara - Vice President

Sal Hara

Vice President

Sal lives and breathes his client services mantra – “we can, we will”. With his keen eye and his uncanny ability to find the needle in the haystack he delivers printing and unique promotions with star-like quality that is accurate on time and within budget. Sal has built a solid reputation with suppliers and clients based on trust and integrity, and delivers exceptional service, each and every time.

Sal’s Happy Face-Makers: Fine Food. Restaurants. Driving.

David Hara - Chief Financial Officer

David Hara

Chief Financial Officer

David is the glue that holds 3H together. Not only being the eldest of the Hara siblings, the Chief Financial Officer has wind-ranging experience in accounting and investments. He is also the go-to person for all human resource issues, policy procedures and helps the newbies with the 3H mantra ‘Exceed Beyond®‘ and what it means to be a team. His keen eye for detail keeps operations running smoothly and seamlessly.

David’s Happy Face-Makers: My Kids. Ocean. Sun.

Steve Ellison - Vice President

Steve Ellison

Vice President

Steve has years of experience in various roles at top-tier multi-national companies and as an entrepreneur focusing on client engagement and development. His relationship building abilities and customized solution approach have been the key elements in supporting his successful track record with account management and business development. Steve’s business sense and understanding of marketing and sales make him an integral factor in the consistent growth of 3H Communications.

Steve’s Happy Face-Makers: Running. Food. Travel.

Debbie Young - Media Strategist

Debbie Young

Media Strategist

Debbie, a marketing and media guru with vast experience, has been our Media Strategist for many years. Her strength lies in her ability to zone in on the needs of a campaign and design versatile multi-media options which best suit the target demographic. Her client proposals are always totally integrated, blending traditional media and digital media that result in campaigns which have increased ROI for many brands.

Debbie’s Happy Face-Makers: Family. Friends. ‘Faux’ Designer Purses.

Agnes Borowik - Creative Services Manager

Agnes Borowik

Creative Services Manager

Agnes brings years of marketing industry know-how. She is a hands-on, goal-focused contributor and a perfectionist who enthusiastically supports client objectives and team growth, delivering effective communications on-time and on-budget. With her love of photography and writing as well as years of experience in art direction and marketing management she is versed in creative processes in all facets of design. She always has her eye on the big picture.

Agnes’s Happy Face-Makers: Meditation with Yoga. Travel with Hubby. Prosciutto with Prosecco.

Yukari Yoshitome - Senior Designer

Yukari Yoshitome

Senior Designer

Yukari is a creative design powerhouse with a methodical eye, a keen, conceptual mind with multi-faceted graphic design experience. Yukari brings meticulous and dynamic flair to every project she touches. Her development of packaging and print formations recalls the skill and dexterity of an origami artist – which she is! Yukari has hands-on knowledge of oil painting, Japanese painting, and sculpture, which adds to her versatility and talent as a designer.

Yukari’s Happy Face-Makers: Shoes. Bags. Hats.

Lindsay Sleightholm - Senior Designer

Lindsay Sleightholm

Senior Designer

With solid experience this brand designer is a fireball of creative passion and she’s as committed to brand marketing and identity integrity as she is to developing brilliant design. With a keen eye for the smallest of details, Lindsay is an unrelenting perfectionist. She dares to take risks that lend strength to her design in whatever medium she is working. Her conceptual thinking adds to her nimbleness and her innate sense of brand.

Lindsay’s Happy Face-Makers: Antique Shopping. Painting. Naps.

Kyle McGuire - Digital Designer

Kyle McGuire

Digital Designer

Kyle is the Digital Designer in charge of all that is digital here at 3H. From websites, app development, SEO, digital banners and flash animation. Creative and curious with a talent for consistently delivering influential design, Kyle brings his skills combined with his passion for logical, originative and user-first design provide the type of quality and imagination clients have come to expect.

Kyle’s Happy Face-Makers: CrossFit. Craft Beer. Marlies Hockey.

Paul Deverson - Strategic Marketing Specialist

Paul Deverson

Strategic Marketing Specialist

Paul has extensive experience in the marketing of pharmaceutical brands, in both the UK and Canada. Progressing from sales to product management, his strong strategic skills took him into advertising where he drove the development of many major pharmaceutical brands. He broadened his experience into OTC and consumer marketing and led award-winning campaigns in the UK, and directed international projects with healthcare professionals and consumers.

Paul’s Happy Face-Makers: Family. Photography. Genealogy. Baking.

Steve Fanous - SEM Specialist

Steve Fanous

SEM Specialist

Steve is a fanatical online marketer who has been displaying digital marketing ads to web surfers since 2001. He has enjoyed years of building out, optimizing and managing large AdWords, SEO, display, remarketing and online video campaigns. Experienced in working as an expert within digital marketing agencies, helping start-ups establish an efficient online web presence and working within the marketing teams of several large companies.

Steve’s Happy Face-Makers: Digital Marketing. The Detroit Red Wings. Medium Steaks.

Ted Rodrigues - Photographer

Ted Rodrigues


Being our official 3H photographer for years, Ted’s focus on perfection has never wavered. Whether it’s a person, a product, food or an editorial composition his artful eye unerringly captures the soul of his subject. His creative vision, coupled with his technical skill, captures the very essence of people and things, all the while maintaining a brand focus.

Ted’s Happy Face-Makers: My Daughter. Ice Cream. Weekend Projects.

Roberto Contreras - IT Specialist

Roberto Contreras

IT Specialist

What started out as fun became an obsession. Roberto manages Mac systems, along with security and backup solutions for clients in the Creative, Financial, Education and Health Care sectors. Our own Sherlock Holmes, Roberto is never happier than when he has a problem to solve, an issue to investigate and a new challenge to overcome in keeping Mac systems smooth-running.

Roberto’s Happy Face-Makers: Playing Guitar. Soccer. My Wife.

Anne-Marie Joncas

French Copywriter / Rédactrice

Anne-Marie is our French copywriter and adaptation expert. She has painstakingly developed and adapted French creative for a multitude of clients. She has a knack for adapting the essence of a mere thought or an intricate chapter into accurate and brilliantly adapted contextual French. Anne-Marie delves into any subject matter or industry with zeal and persistence. Ooh là là !

Anne-Marie’s Happy Face-Makers: Jazz while thinking. Fine bone china while writing. India while dreaming.

Balazs Sznyida

Web Developer and Programmer

Our web developer, Balazs started programming on a C64 computer at the age of 10. He’s worked on full scale projects for a broad spectrum of industries. As an accomplished web developer and a master of all things digital, he considers troubleshooting code his “special power”. He’s always up for a challenge and his can-do, everything-and-anything-is-possible attitude is infectious!

Balazs’s Happy Face-Makers: Ska. ’75 Ibanez Cherry Guitar. Daughter Sofia.

Leah Curley

Creative Director

With decades under her keyboard, there are few business sectors this Creative Director/Copywriter hasn’t turned her talents to and few audiences she hasn’t addressed. From airlines to aerospace… for general consumer, business-to-business and even military markets, Leah has expertise in all media, direct marketing, corporate communications, events, speech writing, white papers and more. Her positive disposition, conceptual thinking and her humorous mind have created some of our most talked about work.

Leah’s Happy Face-Makers: My Dogs. Birdsong. A Good Book.

Tracey Nolan - Social Media Marketing Strategist

Tracey Nolan

Social Media Marketing Strategist

Tracey is a Social Media Marketing Strategist and Producer who has been working to empower her clients to make informed decisions and build strong communities for the past decade. She brings a wealth of experience in PR, analysis and strategy to her work and places great importance on storytelling and authenticity. Tracey has worked with a diverse set of awesome people like TV’s The Tim McCarver Show, University of Toronto, Canadian Tire Jumpstart, Butterball Canada, and Mirvish Productions. She has been a guest lecturer at various conferences and at Sheridan College.

Tracey’s Happy Face-Makers: When a plan comes together, New Orleans Brass Bands, Drag Brunch with her husband and daughter.