We aren’t that special, really...

Doesn’t every agency claim that they’re special? What possible claims could we make that you haven’t heard before from others?

In truth, we’d rather listen to what you have to say, and then talk about your business goals. That’s what matters. Over the last 17 years we’ve accomplished a lot from our offices in beautiful Kelowna, B.C.— the city fondly referred to as “Silicon North”. We’ve grown our business of young, talented, and fun-loving experts into a big agency culture with the heart of a small town. Our team’s skill in design, web development, and digital marketing has allowed us to “keep it in the family”, creating strategy and content completely in-house and lending a unique hands-on knowledge of our clients to marketing initiatives that secure results. Curious about how your business might benefit?

A big part of who we are is what we do

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Our Team

  • Shae
    Inglis
    President/CEO, Co-Founder View Bio »
    Shae Inglis
    Shae Inglis

    Shae Inglis

    President/CEO, Co-Founder

    With Acro: Since the beginning of time

    At Acro: Sandler Leadership & Management Training, project management, Sandler President's Club Sales Training and creative design.

    Outside Acro: Being a gym rat, camping, mountain biking and serving his kids' every need. 

  • Jason
    Poole
    Creative Director, Co-Founder View Bio »
    Jason Poole
    Jason Poole

    Jason Poole

    Creative Director, Co-Founder

    With Acro: Since the beginning of time

    At Acro: Graphic design, user interface design, motion graphics.

    Outside Acro: Hanging with family, camping, photography, cooking and knife making.

  • George
    Andres
    IT Manager, Co-Founder View Bio »
    George Andres
    George Andres

    George Andres

    IT Manager, Co-Founder

    With Acro: Since the beginning of time

    At Acro: Cisco IOS 12.X, (routing, firewalling, switching), Cisco CME 8.x and general VOIP, (phone(s) management and voicemail), windows server/active directory/file management (server and file management) VMWare ESXi 4.1-5.5 administration - (virtual machine conversion/creation/management) Linux administration VPN, DHCP, DNS, IPV4, etc. (general networking administration).

    Outside Acro: Loves sticking needles in people's veins as a part-time British Columbia ambulance service team member.

  • Shawn
    McCabe
    CTO View Bio »
    Shawn McCabe
    Shawn McCabe

    Shawn McCabe

    CTO

    With Acro: Since 2007

    At Acro: PHP, C/C++, Java, Objective C, C#, Python, Perl, MYSQL, HTML/CSS, Javascript, Linux, Apache, MySQL, Nginx, software design, payment integrations, PCI compliance, database management.

    Outside Acro: I had fun once and it was terrible.

  • Stephen
    Netzlaw
    Head of Business Development View Bio »
    Stephen Netzlaw
    Stephen Netzlaw

    Stephen Netzlaw

    Head of Business Development

    With Acro: Since 2011

    At Acro: "Get it straight, buster. I'm not here to say "please" and I'm here to tell you what to do."

    Outside Acro: Likes golfing, relaxing, gardening (hell yeah I do), beer, literally anything a 70 year old person would do and video games.

  • Dana
    Sleigh
    Head of HR View Bio »
    Dana Sleigh
    Dana Sleigh

    Dana Sleigh

    Head of HR

    With Acro: Since 2008

    At Acro: Hiring, hitting gross profit targets, In charge of customer happiness, hiring/recruiting, streamlining processes/efficiencies, happy and effective production team (ie, employee reviews, training, recognition, ongoing training for the team, right people in the right seat etc).

    Outside Acro: Loves hitting the roads on her bike, swimming in the Okanagan's lakes and chillin with the hubby and two miniature dachshunds (the cutest pups in the world).

  • Becky
    Parisotto
    Business Development View Bio »
    Becky Parisotto
    Becky Parisotto

    Becky Parisotto

    Business Development

    With Acro: Since 2009

    At Acro: Expectation setting, personality juggler, resource coordinator, budget master and timeline expert.

    Outside Acro: Enjoys running, biking, fishing, reading books and eating.

  • Clayton
    Bildstein
    Front-end Development Team Lead View Bio »
    Clayton Bildstein
    Clayton Bildstein

    Clayton Bildstein

    Front-end Development Team Lead

    With Acro: Since 2008

    At Acro: Responsive Web Design, HTML, CSS, SASS, jQuery, PHP, Drupal, and drawing pretty pictures with Notepad.

    Outside Acro: Beard rotation, illustration and enjoying the fruits of high-end audio.

  • Sean
    Wickham
    Development Team Lead View Bio »
    Sean Wickham
    Sean Wickham

    Sean Wickham

    Development Team Lead

    With Acro: Since 2010

    At Acro: PHP, C++, Javascript, Actionscript, HTML, and CSS, MySQL, Linux, Drupal, WordPress, Photoshop, and Illustrator.

    Outside Acro: Collecting potato chips that look like Jay Leno.

  • Anders
    Paulsen
    Senior Creative Designer View Bio »
    Anders Paulsen
    Anders Paulsen

    Anders Paulsen

    Senior Creative Designer

    With Acro: Since 2007

    At Acro: Photoshop, Illustrator, print publishing, advertising, designing both digital and printed material.

    Outside Acro: Enjoys music festivals, live music, snowboarding, surfing and rock climbing.

  • Laura
    Neumann
    Office Administrator View Bio »
    Laura Neumann
    Laura Neumann

    Laura Neumann

    Office Administrator

    With Acro: Since 2007

    At Acro: Customer service, bookkeeping and administration.

    Outside Acro: Loves movies and has seen all the new releases.

  • Luke
    Scott
    Project Manager View Bio »
    Luke Scott
    Luke Scott

    Luke Scott

    Project Manager

    With Acro: Since 2014

    At Acro: Digital marketing, customer relations, social media, PPC, analytics, display advertising and strategy.

    Outside Acro: Likes golfing, cycling, reading, exercising, hockey and anything outdoors #BeautifulBC.

  • Taylon
    Culling
    Senior Project Manager View Bio »
    Taylon Culling
    Taylon Culling

    Taylon Culling

    Senior Project Manager

    With Acro: Since iOS 7

    At Acro: Creative problem solving, brainstorming, effective communicating, and taking up valuable space on the second floor.

    Outside Acro: Taxidermy and eating Mexican food.

  • Steph
    Stefansson
    Head of Corporate Marketing View Bio »
    Steph Stefansson
    Steph Stefansson

    Steph Stefansson

    Head of Corporate Marketing

    With Acro: Since September 2014

    At Acro: Focus on Acro Media corporate marketing and our position as an expert in Drupal Commerce development. Strategy developement and implementation of lead generation, content mapping, & inbound marketing. 

    Outside Acro: Sportsing. 

  • Dale
    Anderson
    Software Developer View Bio »
    Dale  Anderson
    Dale  Anderson

    Dale Anderson

    Software Developer

    With Acro: Since 2013

    At Acro: Programming, hosting, managed services.

    Outside Acro: Raising a family and slappin' da bass, mon!

  • Dave
    Nelson
    Software Developer View Bio »
    Dave Nelson
    Dave Nelson

    Dave Nelson

    Software Developer

    With Acro: Since 2012

    At Acro:  PHP, C++, CSS, HTML, SQL, Drupal.

    Outside Acro: Enjoys golf and programming.

  • Aaron
    Christian
    Software Developer View Bio »
    Aaron Christian
    Aaron Christian

    Aaron Christian

    Software Developer

    With Acro: Started dating in 2009

    At Acro: RWD, HTML, SASS Masta, jQuery, Grunt.js, PHP, MySQL, Drupal, UX, SEO, Bootstrap, Git.

    Outside Acro: Blasting pecs, family, and changing diapers... like a BOSS.

  • Jesse
    Grunert
    Development Team Lead View Bio »
    Jesse Grunert
    Jesse Grunert

    Jesse Grunert

    Development Team Lead

    With Acro: Since 2011

    At Acro: Programming in PHP, C++. Development with Javascript, CSS, HTML. Server administration (LAMP stack, AWS) Firewall administration, software architecture.

    Outside Acro: Loves flying stunt kites.

  • Jeff
    Schaffner
    Account Manager View Bio »
    Jeff Schaffner
    Jeff Schaffner

    Jeff Schaffner

    Account Manager

    With Acro: Since 2013

    At Acro: Relationship building, growing client's businesses, finding solutions to bring ROI and Increase profits.

    Outside Acro: Loves dogs.

  • Curtis
    McGrath
    Business Development View Bio »
    Curtis McGrath
    Curtis McGrath

    Curtis McGrath

    Business Development

    With Acro: Since November 2014

    At Acro: Working with clients to find viable, and effective, solutions to meet their needs while building a lasting relationship. Managing scope and budget decisions to ensure your project is a Jose Bautista bat flip.

    Outside Acro: They don't let me out very often - except to fly the Acro Drone (coming soon)

  • Greg
    Foster
    Project Manager View Bio »
    Greg Foster
    Greg Foster

    Greg Foster

    Project Manager

    With Acro: Since 2015

    At Acro: Establishes effective communication and strong client relations. Implements diplomatic problem solving to create a smooth workflow.

    Outside Acro: Loves skiing, golfing, cycling, cooking, hiking with my wife and mini wiener dog.

     

  • Ted
    Wong
    Business Development View Bio »
    Ted Wong
    Ted Wong

    Ted Wong

    Business Development

    With Acro: Since 2015

    At Acro: A collaborator, works with you to create "win, win solutions" building client relationships for the long haul, strong biceps team player.

    Outside Acro: Father, husband, friend, dabble in the dark arts as a dodgeBall ninja, craft beer geek, fantasy sports, real sports, hustle at both.

  • Gordon
    Vollo
    Software Developer View Bio »
    Gordon Vollo
    Gordon Vollo

    Gordon Vollo

    Software Developer

    With Acro: Since 2012

    At Acro: JS, PHP, C/C++, Java, CSS, HTML, F#, I can ride a bike without training wheels.

    Outside Acro:  Likes fishing, hiking, Old Milwaukee, pond puck and various other activities.

  • Tyler
    Marshall
    Software Developer View Bio »
    Tyler Marshall
    Tyler Marshall

    Tyler Marshall

    Software Developer

    With Acro: Since 2011

    At Acro: Linux, Java, HTML, PHP, CSS, Javascript, Python, MySQL, Git, Ruby, SASS, Unity 3d, SFML.

    Outside Acro: Working out, playing guitar, riding motorcycles and working on taking over the world.

  • Jace
    Bennest
    Software Developer View Bio »
    Jace Bennest
    Jace Bennest

    Jace Bennest

    Software Developer

    With Acro: Since 2015

    At Acro: PHP, Drupal, Javascript and <insert hilarious quip here>.

    Outside Acro: <insert funnier quip here>.

  • Mike
    Dupree
    Software Developer View Bio »
    Mike Dupree
    Mike Dupree

    Mike Dupree

    Software Developer

    With Acro: Since 2015

    At Acro: Linux, HTML, PHP, CSS, Javascript, Python, MySQL and Git.

    Outside Acro: Work on automobiles, build things, hang out with friends, and practice croche.

  • Dylan
    Fontaine
    Software Developer View Bio »
    Dylan Fontaine
    Dylan Fontaine

    Dylan Fontaine

    Software Developer

    With Acro: Since 2015

    At Acro: Drupal, PHP, HTML, CSS.

    Outside Acro: Beard grooming.

  • Travis
    Bradbury
    Software Developer View Bio »
    Travis Bradbury
    Travis Bradbury

    Travis Bradbury

    Software Developer

    With Acro: Since 2015

    At Acro: PHP, JS, GNU/Linux, Drupal, CSS.

    Outside Acro: GNU/Linux, cats.

  • Evan
    Schisler
    Software Developer View Bio »
    Evan Schisler
    Evan Schisler

    Evan Schisler

    Software Developer

    With Acro: Since 2015

    At Acro: HTML, PHP, CSS, jQuery, Drupal.

    Outside Acro: Music, snowboarding, rugby and too much Netflix.

  • Cody
    Banman
    Software Developer View Bio »
    Cody Banman
    Cody Banman

    Cody Banman

    Software Developer

    With Acro: Since 2015

    At Acro: PHP, Drupal, HTML, CSS.

    Outside Acro: Loves dogs, but not quite as much as Jeff.

  • Tim
    Rutherford
    Software Developer View Bio »
    Tim Rutherford
    Tim Rutherford

    Tim Rutherford

    Software Developer

    With Acro: Since 2015

    At Acro: Drupal, PHP, HTML, CSS, MySQL.

    Outside Acro: Running, swimming, table tennis, and gaming.

  • Mike
    Hubbard
    Front End Developer View Bio »
    Mike Hubbard
    Mike Hubbard

    Mike Hubbard

    Front End Developer

    With Acro: Since 2015

    At Acro: Front-End Design & Development - HTML, CSS, JQuery, Bootstrap, UX, PhotoShop, Illustrator.

    Outside Acro: Biking, soccer, camping, hiking, snowboarding, traveling, reading. From the Okanagan, but spent 7 years in Nova Scotia.  Happily married with one awesome dog (Molly) and two awesome cats (Jim & Huxley).

  • Greg
    Galbraith
    Project Manager View Bio »
    Greg  Galbraith
    Greg  Galbraith

    Greg Galbraith

    Project Manager

    With Acro: Since 2016

    At Acro: Facilitator, problem solver, communicator, schedule and workflow master.​ 

    Outside Acro: Father, husband, ​homebrewer, skier, traveler.

  • Mel
    Chua
    Project Manager View Bio »
    Mel Chua
    Mel Chua

    Mel Chua

    Project Manager

    With Acro: Till death do us part (since 2016)

    At Acro: The connector between the client and the development team. Hooked on meetings, spreadsheets, and phonics. A professional communicator who "talks real good". 

    Outside Acro: A Brazillian jiujitsu competitor and aspiring Latin dancer. Spends the weekends at cafes contemplating how many coffees is "too many". 

  • Josh
    Miller
    Software Developer View Bio »
    Josh  Miller
    Josh  Miller

    Josh Miller

    Software Developer

    With Acro: Asking "Why aren't you working for this company?" since 2016.

    At Acro: Previously working at Commerce Guys for 4 years, I have contributed in both small and big ways to countless ecommerce projects. My priority as a developer is helping our clients meet their goals quickly and effectively.

    Outside Acro:  I spend a lot of time volunteering and trying to make the world a better place. Married since 2006 to an amazing woman. I try to go outside at least once a day.

  • Matthew
    Ferguson
    Account Manager View Bio »
    Matthew  Ferguson
    Matthew  Ferguson

    Matthew Ferguson

    Account Manager

    With Acro: Since Feb 2017

    At Acro: Relationship Building, Finding Win-Wins, Self-Proclaimed POS Expert, Drupal.org Contrib

    Outside Acro: Dad, Husband, Photographer - Goals: Gardener, Professional Rock Skipper.

     

  • Jared
    Seminoff
    Senior Digital Marketing Project Manager View Bio »
    Jared Seminoff
    Jared Seminoff

    Jared Seminoff

    Senior Digital Marketing Project Manager

    With Acro: Since March 2017

    At Acro: Digital marketing, SEO strategy, Google Analytics, Google Adwords, Hubspot, and SEM-RUSH

    Outside Acro: Husband, enjoy learning new things, pond hockey, golf, gym, biking, and maybe a video game or two.

     

     

  • Saurabh
    Vijayvargiya
    Drupal Backend Developer View Bio »
    Saurabh  Vijayvargiya
    Saurabh  Vijayvargiya

    Saurabh Vijayvargiya

    Drupal Backend Developer

    With Acro: Since April 2017

    At Acro: Drupal Developer

    Outside Acro: I hangout with my friends, I watch movies, play video games and other interesting activities.

     

     

     

  • Rob
    Thornton
    Junior Developer View Bio »
    Rob Thornton
    Rob Thornton

    Rob Thornton

    Junior Developer

    With Acro: Since November 2016

    At Acro: I'm a back-end developer. PHP, C, C++, Go, MySQL, HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery, Linux, Nginx, Drupal, software engineering, developer training and education and making everyone laugh.

    Outside Acro: I uphold the stereotype of being a PC gamer, loving Star Wars and most anything science fiction or fantasy, play board games and mini-wargaming, paint minis, and toy with computer language design. Also, I have a family. I know, I'm as surprised as anyone.

     

     

     

  • Simon
    Bergmann
    Software Developer View Bio »
    Simon Bergmann
    Simon Bergmann

    Simon Bergmann

    Software Developer

    With Acro: Since August 2016

    At Acro: PHP, HTML / CSS, JS, Mysql, Drupal, Ping Pong

    Outside Acro: likes Sports, woodworking, hiking, fishing, and travelling.

     

     

  • Matt
    Breden
    Software Developer View Bio »
    Matt Breden
    Matt Breden

    Matt Breden

    Software Developer

    With Acro: Since August 2016

    At Acro: Fixing broken websites, often with a hammer (my face is usually the hammer). Sometimes breaking websites. Trying not to do the latter.

    Outside Acro: Beer is a socially accepted hobby, right? Also racing cars and riding motorbikes, camping, fixing my broken truck.

     

  • Fred
    Agbemenya
    Software Developer View Bio »
    Fred Agbemenya
    Fred Agbemenya

    Fred Agbemenya

    Software Developer

    With Acro: Since January 2017

    At Acro: Drupal, PHP, MySQL, CSS, HTML, GIT

    Outside Acro: Watching TV series, hangout with friends or family, table tennis.

     

     

  • Justin
    Cornell
    Software Developer View Bio »
    Justin  Cornell
    Justin  Cornell

    Justin Cornell

    Software Developer

    With Acro: Since September 2016

    At Acro: Managed Services, Drupal, PHP, MySQL, and little bits of other things.

    Outside Acro: Spending quality time with family and friends, shredding guitar, gaming of all kinds, and learning new things.

     

     

     

  • Shabana
    Navas
    Software Developer View Bio »
    Shabana  Navas
    Shabana  Navas

    Shabana Navas

    Software Developer

    With Acro: Since March 2017

    At Acro: I build Drupal 7 and 8 features for websites and contribute to Drupal.org.

    Outside Acro: In regards to my hobbies, I love to travel, find good places to eat and have always loved playing and watching sports. I am an avid basketball fan and get up in the wee hours of the morning to watch the NBA, live, here in India. I wouldn't suggest sitting next to me when I'm watching sports, I tend to go a

    little nuts!

     

     

     

     

     

  • Subhojit
    Paul
    Software Developer View Bio »
    Subhojit Paul
    Subhojit Paul

    Subhojit Paul

    Software Developer

    With Acro: Since February 2017

    At Acro: All the tech stuff

    Outside Acro: Health freak, foodie, cooking and doing "all the tech stuff”

     

     

     

     

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