HCA Mindbox, Windsor Ontario

At HCA Mindbox, we learn, we strategize, we ideate, all with a purpose – to create and nurture deep connections between audiences and brands. It’s as natural to us as the roots that have formed the foundation of our company since 1987.

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    CLIENT: C&C INTERNATIONAL, DUBLIN, IRELAND

    IRRESISTIBLE
    HAZELNUT TASTE
    EXPERIENCE
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    CLIENT: OGVG

    NATURALLY
    FRESH INSIDE
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    CLIENT: IVANHOÉ CAMBRIDGE
    DEVONSHIRE MALL

    WE KNOW YOU
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    CLIENT: PERNOD RICARD USA

    CREATORS OF
    GOOD COMPANY
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  • OUR TEAM

    Take a walk through our offices and you’ll get a real sense of who we are and, even more importantly, how we’re the perfect fit. There’s an atmosphere created when people naturally connect – and you’ll feel it at HCA Mindbox. For those of you who aren’t fortunate enough to actually stroll through the place and meet us in person, drop in now for a virtual visit!
  • OUR TEAM

    paul charbonneau

    president, CEO
    Paul sets the strategic vision and growth for HCA Mindbox. A founder of the business, he’s got the experience to lead, and the good sense to follow! He knows that good ideas can originate from anywhere within the company, and he maintains the flat management style that encourages that kind of sharing. A true evangelist of the promise of creating deep connections between brands and audiences, Paul still finds excitement in the daily management of the agency and its clients.
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    andrew ryan

    VP, Creative Director/Writer
    As driver of the agency’s creative force, “Roo” overcomes seemingly impossible challenges in the most efficient and unexpected ways. His innate sense of collaboration brings out the best in a world-class design team laser-focused on creating ideas that help brands smoke their competition. A country boy by nature, Roo boasts a larger t-shirt collection than Keith Urban!
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    dario silvaggi

    VP/operations
    Dario is a legend for his ability to efficiently bring obstinate operational issues to their knees. He’s got decades of experience and is a positive thinker with a quiet demeanor, not to be confused with his brother from another mother, Louie DePalma.
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    mike soleski

    VP/ business development
    An entrepreneurial spirit who considers himself less of a salesman than a business partner, Mike believes in growing our business by matching the agency’s skill sets with what the client really needs. And, he’s a specialist at gently directing clients away from what they think they want, and towards what they actually need.
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    anita dong

    VP, Corporate Development (TORONTO)
    Anita brings the perfect mix of business and marketing strategy to HCA Mindbox allowing both the agency and the clients to thrive. An entrepreneur by nature, she’s always on the alert for the right clients with the right marketing challenges that enable HCA Mindbox to create jaw-dropping solutions. Anita’s charitable work with Habitat for Humanity Toronto brings everybody together to build homes and have some fun.
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    phyllis charbonneau

    Office Manager, Finance
    Phyllis has a tenacious focus on all things black when it comes to overseeing the company’s finances. She brings an innate sense of fairness and firmness to her relationships with employees, clients and vendors alike. An incurable planner by nature, Phyllis is quite put off by procrastination...
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    nancy adams

    director, media services
    Nancy leads the agency’s Media Services department in the development of strategically focused, creative and ROI-driven media efforts. With a negotiation style that would rival a Wallenda, Nancy finds the perfect balance between exceeding client expectations and not pissing off her reps….meetings usually end with hugs, not handshakes.
  • OUR TEAM

    chris renaud

    senior account manager
    An experienced senior level manager with an unparalleled desire to strengthen not only the agency’s product, but also our client relations, Chris has filled a number of roles over his career including President of his own retail agency. He once slashed Bob Nystrom in a professional hockey game early in his career which nearly turned out to be the wrong thing to do...
  • OUR TEAM

    jason charbonneau

    account executive
    A hulking blend of good nature and common sense, Jason moves effortlessly from directing high-level dialogue at client meetings to corralling lowbrow humour at internal production meetings. He has a versatile bag of tricks and, when not playing Batman for charity, takes command of the agency billing software like a true superhero!
  • OUR TEAM

    ted stewart

    Associate Creative Director
    A Latino at heart with a proven penchant for solving brand challenges with creative, integrated solutions, Ted is solid-as-a-rock in his commitment to every project. He’s got an inspiring nature, an innately collaborative style and a beautifully creative personality – sin ego!
  • OUR TEAM

    mandy mckee

    art director
    Mandy’s our multi-faceted creative type with an inherent passion for creating fresh, vibrant and engaging design. She feels equally as comfortable in the boardroom as she does in the studio, and you can always count on Mandy to offer an honest opinion – explicit language included!
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    heather richert

    Senior Graphic Designer
    The agency’s answer to “design-on-demand” creativity, Heather specializes in managing multiple active projects with the spatial awareness of an air traffic controller. She’s been known to take her work home with her... especially the Margarita recipes! (It’s “market research” – right?)
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    melissa vesco

    designer
    Melissa is an accomplished designer and Photoshop whiz-kid. She manages to combine a dry wit and laid-back exterior with a creative, passionate and detail-oriented interior. Melissa despises all manner of manufactured drama and loves all manner of craft beers.
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    chico mauricio

    multimedia designer
    Chico’s a strategic, multi-disciplinary designer and is – quite simply – a creative person. His major skills lie in the world of visual design, brand identity design, brand strategy, UX, UI design and interactive design (mobile + web design). Oh, and he likes to cook!
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    natanya victor

    Graphic/Multimedia Designer & Illustrator
    Natanya is best described as quiet and accomplished with a genuine eye for classic design and a love for veggie smoothies (seriously, why is she here??)… She’s a bit of a country music junkie, and is fluent in all manner of movie quotes. Strangely, we like her anyway!

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