Meet the Team

Management

Direct Sales Managers

Regional Account Executives

Accounting Department

Office Staff

Web Department

Distribution and Directory

News Team

Award Winners

Executive Management Team

Bonnie Derry
Bonnie Derry
CEO
Peter Boyd
Peter Boyd
President of iNFOTEL MULTIMEDIA and iNFOnews.ca
Jason Kezama
Jason Kezama
Chief Financial Officer
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Bonnie Derry
Bonnie Derry
CEO

For the last 23 and a half years I’ve dedicated myself to the success of our business with the help of our amazing team. For exercise I ride horses to lose weight. So far my horse has lost 15 lbs.

Peter Boyd
Peter Boyd
President of iNFOTEL MULTIMEDIA and iNFOnews.ca

Peter has an extensive career including senior executive management roles within two international branded companies. His experience also includes creating, owning, and running three successful start up businesses.

Jason Kezama
Jason Kezama
Chief Financial Officer

Jason loves the Okanagan, and enjoys summer, hiking, golf, hockey and travelling. He moved from rainy Vancouver 8 years ago and would never go back. Jason has been with us since November 2018.

 

District Sales Managers

Tanya Federici
Tanya Federici
District Sales Manager
Ken Guenther
Ken Guenther
District Sales Manager
Kim Annis
Kim Annis
District Sales Manager
Dylan Cunningham
Dylan Cunningham
District Sales Manager
Scott Murray
Scott Murray
District Sales Manager
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Tanya Federici
Tanya Federici
District Sales Manager

Tanya has lived in Kelowna for 10+ years, after living in the lower mainland of BC all her life. Tanya has been with iNFOTEL MULTIMEDIA since August of 2011, and a District Sales Manager since 2016.

Tanya can be reached at 1-250-215-7079.

Ken Guenther
Ken Guenther
District Sales Manager

Ken’s worked with several major media companies throughout his 25-plus year career all over Western Canada. He brings a wealth of traditional and new media sales experience to the iNFOTEL team. Personal interests include boating, boating and more boating .. I guess he moved to the right place in Canada.

Ken has been with us since April 2017 and can be reached at 1-250-212-4129.

Kim Annis
Kim Annis
District Sales Manager

Kim has been with us since February 2019. Fueled by coffee and bagels, and the drive to get the most traction for your business… anyone else suddenly have a craving for Timmy’s Drive-through? Kim prides himself in educating the customer and building long term relationships. And puns. Let’s talk business over coffee sometime, you donut want to miss this opportunity!

Kim can be reached at 1-250-572-0389

Dylan Cunningham
Dylan Cunningham
District Sales Manager

Born and raised in Alberta, Dylan feels he has sufficiently paid his dues and has now made the move to raise his family in the beautiful Okanagan, which he has always considered his home. Proud parent of two beautiful little girls, in his free time you can find Dylan being a kid again and actively playing with them. Dylan has been with us since January 2021.

He can be reached at 250-462-9577

Scott Murray
Scott Murray
District Sales Manager

Scott brings almost 20 years of experience in the world of software and services sales. With a Diploma in Business Information Systems Development, Scott brings a unique perspective to Sales and Account Management. When not introducing new digital services to his customers, Scott can be seen on the golf course or out walking his dogs (Jasper and Max) around town. Scott Murray has been with us since January 2021.

He can be reached at 1-778-392-5118

 

Regional Account Executives

Rick LeBlanc
Rick LeBlanc
Regional Account Executive
Jim Kelly
Jim Kelly
Regional Account Executive
Tami Bjornson
Tami Bjornson
Regional Account Executive
Aaron Himelson
Aaron Himelson
Regional Account Executive
Evan Parrott
Evan Parrott
Regional Account Executive
Tiffany Weiss
Tiffany Weiss
Regional Account Executive
Anthony Kneller
Anthony Kneller
Regional Account Executive
Alfred Ortiz Chasman
Alfred Ortiz Chasman
Regional Account Executive
Blake Ouellet
Blake Ouellet
Regional Account Executive
Jason Tassoni
Jason Tassoni
Regional Account Executive
Heather Eichinger
Heather Eichinger
Regional Account Executive
Mike Shaw
Mike Shaw
Regional Account Executive
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Rick LeBlanc
Rick LeBlanc
Regional Account Executive

Rick has been with us since the dawn of time in January, 2001, and can be seen busting dance moves during all long weekends.

Rick can be reached at 1-250-869-2514

Jim Kelly
Jim Kelly
Regional Account Executive

Jim is one of iNFOTEL MULTIMEDIA’s senior reps. In his own words, he’s been selling advertising in one capacity or another ‘since God was a baby’. Jim has been with us since June 2003.

Jim can be reached at 1-866-810-8644

Tami Bjornson
Tami Bjornson
Regional Account Executive

Tami is a self-proclaimed iNFOnews-ologist and has been with us since January, 2012.

Tami can be reached at 1-778-363-7666

Aaron Himelson
Aaron Himelson
Regional Account Executive

Aaron has worked in marketing and advertising for over 13 years, and has been with us since April 2019. He started his career as a radio personality before making the switch to sales. Aaron loves working with businesses and helping them grow. Meeting new people on a daily basis is what makes his job so much fun. He looks forward to meeting you.

Aaron can be reached at 1-250-309-7321

Evan Parrott
Evan Parrott
Regional Account Executive

Evan has been with us since April 2019. He loves to read fantasy novels, AND has even self-published one he’s written!

Evan can be reached at 1-250-274-7205

Tiffany Weiss
Tiffany Weiss
Regional Account Executive

If Tiffany isn't at work, she's out enjoying the Okanagan heat by hiking, playing sports, or on a lake with friends. On a winter weekend if she's not on the slopes Tiffany will be appreciating a taste at one of our local wineries, breweries or restaurants. She loves living and working in the Okanagan and looks forward to meeting and working with you. Tiffany has been with us since March 2020 and can be reached at (778) 363-1958.

Anthony Kneller
Anthony Kneller
Regional Account Executive

A true global nomad, Anthony has worked around the world developing companies in technology. He has represented Canada in sport, is a qualified Personal trainer and Cancer Exercise specialist, and volunteers with youth sports clubs. Anthony enjoys the simple pleasures of life, including wine and charcuterie. Anthony has been with us since March 2020.

Anthony can be reached at 1-778-317-7245

Alfred Ortiz Chasman
Alfred Ortiz Chasman
Regional Account Executive

A Multimedia pioneer with decades of experience in Film, Animation, Design and Web Development, has been partnering his expertise with a multitude of businesses in Canada and abroad to bring them success. An avid reader that is always eager to learn about a new philosophy or a new language, also enjoys dancing, sailing and motorcycle racing.

Alfred has been with us since May 2020. He can be reached at 604-362-6203

Blake Ouellet
Blake Ouellet
Regional Account Executive

Blake graduated from the UBC-Okanagan in June 2015 with a BA in English Literature and History. Since then, he’s found a passion for building relationships with businesses and business owners across the Okanagan. He joined us in November 2020. Blake can be reached at (250) 575-3997

Jason Tassoni
Jason Tassoni
Regional Account Executive

Born and raised in the small mountain town of Jasper, Alberta. Jason has left the cold in his past and moved to the Okanagan this past year. Jason has a BA in Communications with a minor In Business Administration. He recently became a new Dad with a new Edmonton Oilers fan in the house!

Jason can be reached at (778) 821-1026

Heather Eichinger
Heather Eichinger
Regional Account Executive

Heather is new to the South Okanagan and enjoys living in the sleepy town of Okanagan Falls. She brings a wealth of traditional media sales experience and looks forward to educating her clients on new media opportunities with iNFOTEL MULTIMEDIA. Heather prides herself on having a great sense of humour and building long-term client relationships. She is focused on helping her customers grow their business by providing educated marketing and advertising advice and exceptional customer service. For fun Heather loves enjoying Okanagan beaches, traveling, and cooking different ethnic dishes. She looks forward to meeting you. Heather can be reached at (236) 687-1818.

Mike Shaw
Mike Shaw
Regional Account Executive

Mike is 48 years young (48 going on 28 is what he tells his wife). He is an avid golfer, hockey player and enjoys hiking and water skiing. Mike is highly educated, holding degrees in Psychology, Sales & Marketing Management as well as Business Development. Mike joined us in August 2021 and can be reached at (250) 718-5744.

 

Accounting Department

Stefanie Ruedebusch
Stefanie Ruedebusch
Accounting Assistant
Tina Coridor
Tina Coridor
Accounting/Admin Assistant
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Stefanie Ruedebusch
Stefanie Ruedebusch
Accounting Assistant

Stefanie has been with us since September 2020. She arrived from Germany 3 years ago with a backpack and a one-way-ticket, and never went back. She likes Heavy Metal, her cat and fishing.

Stefanie can be reached at 250-260-7776 ext 110.

Tina Coridor
Tina Coridor
Accounting/Admin Assistant

Tina moved to the Okanagan (Cherryville) in December 2008 from Langley BC. She is the mother of two boys and a wife. Tina loves walking/hiking, going camping, boating, and fishing.

 

Office Staff

Danielle Minard
Danielle Minard
Office Manager
Louise Gordon
Louise Gordon
Leads Assistant
Kate Carter
Kate Carter
Operations Assistant
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Danielle Minard
Danielle Minard
Office Manager

Danielle has been with us since August 2014. She’s another one of those Sasky imports and a national Hobby Horse Champion. If she isn’t in her office, she can be found at one of the many hockey rinks across the province.

Danielle can be reached at 1-800-599-5399

Louise Gordon
Louise Gordon
Leads Assistant

Louise has been with us since August 1996. She loves the outdoors, snowshoeing and the colour yellow.

Louise can be reached at 1-800-599-5399

Kate Carter
Kate Carter
Operations Assistant

Kate has been with us since May 2007. She is anxiously awaiting her lotto win and planning her retirement on a tropical beach.

Kate can be reached at 1-800-599-5399

 

Web Department

Dell Meredith
Dell Meredith
Corporate Development Manager and iNFOTEL.ca webmaster – includes the iNFOTEL MULTIMEDIA Business Directory and www.iNFOnews.ca
Jason Poitras
Jason Poitras
Web Department Manager
Sue Rooks
Sue Rooks
Web Project Coordinator
Jason Peters
Jason Peters
Website Developer
Terra Winter
Terra Winter
Content Writer
Sierra Krog
Sierra Krog
Social Media Marketing Coordinator
Alex Turner
Alex Turner
Digital Marketing Assistant
Mark Phillips
Mark Phillips
Website Developer
Ana Grace Sabellano
Ana Grace Sabellano
Website Developer
Sterling Dickie
Sterling Dickie
Website Developer
Drew Weber
Drew Weber
Web Designer/Developer Assistant
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Dell Meredith
Dell Meredith
Corporate Development Manager and iNFOTEL.ca webmaster – includes the iNFOTEL MULTIMEDIA Business Directory and www.iNFOnews.ca

My passion outside of work is CrossFit, Olympic Weightlifting and spending time and enjoying the Okanagan with family and friends. Dell has been with us since November 2006.

Dell can be reached at 1-800-599-5399 ext 105

Jason Poitras
Jason Poitras
Web Department Manager

JP has a passion for continual learning and loves talking about Electric Cars, SpaceX and anything related to nerdy tech stuff. Ask him about SEO, one of his favorite topics. JP has been with us since July 2019. 🚀
Jason Poitras can be reached at 1-800-599-5399 ext 107

Sue Rooks
Sue Rooks
Web Project Coordinator

Sue joined in December 2019. She moved to the Okanagan from the East Coast in 2017 and is an avid skier, mountain biker, and squash player.

Sue can be reached at 1-800-599-5399 ext 114

Jason Peters
Jason Peters
Website Developer

Jason has been with us since June 2014.

“Nothing goes over my head. My reflexes are too fast. I would catch it.” – Drax the Destroyer

Jason Peters can be reached at 1-800-599-5399 ext 102

Terra Winter
Terra Winter
Content Writer

Terra started writing for iNFOTEL MULTIMEDIA in April 2016, bringing a background of English literature and pro-blogging to the team. She loves to watch gifs of her fav writer – Snoopy.

Terra can be reached at 1-800-599-5399 ext 113

Sierra Krog
Sierra Krog
Social Media Marketing Coordinator

Sierra has been with us since April 2019. This history buff can be found spending time with her horse Kahli, her pony Captain, her dog Roxy, or kickboxing, dancing, and adventuring in the great outdoors.

Sierra can be reached at 1-800-599-5399 ext 106

Alex Turner
Alex Turner
Digital Marketing Assistant

Alex has been with us since October 2018. She likes to keep active through running, the gym and snowboarding; spending time with her three dogs (Indie, Kita & Bug) and binge watching crime documentaries.

Alex can be reached at 1-250-309-8640

Mark Phillips
Mark Phillips
Website Developer

Mark is the newest member of the team, joining us in September 2020. He is actively pursing a career in programming. Mark is passionate about learning, building applications and going to the gym daily to stay in shape.

He can be reached at 1-800-599-5399 ext 113

Ana Grace Sabellano
Ana Grace Sabellano
Website Developer

Ana Grace came from Cebu, Philippines, and migrated here in Canada, specifically in Winnipeg, Manitoba in May 2018. Some of her friends call her “Ana Banana”. She is a web developer that helps build custom online solutions and maintain client websites. While not building sites, she enjoys staying at the kitchen cooking and baking excellent chocolate and carrot cake. Other hobbies are photography, dancing, playing badminton as a sport (not an expert, just for sweating lol), and watching animation, sci-fi, action, and thriller movies.

She can be reached at 1 250-260-7776 ext 102

Sterling Dickie
Sterling Dickie
Website Developer

Sterling has been with us since 2016.

Sterling can be reached at 1-800-599-5399

Drew Weber
Drew Weber
Web Designer/Developer Assistant

Drew joined us in July 2020. He is currently completing his degree in Computer Science at TRU-Kamloops. Drew enjoys strategy and card games, animals, theories, and folklore. He likes to keep himself up to date on technology! Drew is inspired by Director James Cameron: “If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success.”

Drew can be reached at 1-250-260-7776 ext 105

 

Distribution and Directory

Penny Greger
Penny Greger
Graphic Arts Coordinator
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Penny Greger
Penny Greger
Graphic Arts Coordinator

Penny has been here longer than the business (since 1993). She enjoys crafting, gardening and reading.

News Team

Marshall Jones
Marshall Jones
Managing Editor
Howard Alexander
Howard Alexander
Editor
Carli Berry
Carli Berry
Weekend Editor
Steve Arstad
Steve Arstad
Reporter
Ben Bulmer
Ben Bulmer
Reporter
Rob Munro
Rob Munro
Reporter
Dan Walton
Dan Walton
Reporter
Levi Landry
Levi Landry
Reporter
Shannon Ainslie
Shannon Ainslie
Reporter
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Marshall Jones
Marshall Jones
Managing Editor

Marshall may call West Kelowna home, but after 16 years in local news and 14 in the Okanagan, he knows better than to tell readers in other communities what is “news’ to them. As our newsroom leader since 2012, his job is making our reporters better, ensuring accuracy, fairness and meeting the highest standards of journalism.

Marshall can be reached at 1-250-718-2724

Howard Alexander
Howard Alexander
Editor

Howard has been a reporter, news anchor, talk show host and news director, first in Saskatchewan and then the Okanagan. He moved his family to Vernon in the 90s and has been with us since 2013.

Howard can be reached at1-250-309-5343

Carli Berry
Carli Berry
Weekend Editor

Carli Berry has been telling stories in the Okanagan for the past three years and after finding her footing in the newspaper industry, joined the Infonews team in January 2020. Recipient of the 2019 MA Murray award for feature writing, Carli is passionate about stories that involve housing, business and the environment. Born on Vancouver Island, she is happy to say Okanagan Lake reminds, her slightly, of the ocean. Carli can be reached at 1-250-864-7494

Steve Arstad
Steve Arstad
Reporter

Steve has been telling it like it is in the South Okanagan for more than 12 years, with a particular passion for history. He is a two-time Ma Murray newspaper award nominee, one for investigative journalism and one for photography. Steve has been with us since 2014.
Steve A can be reached at 1-250-488-3065

Ben Bulmer
Ben Bulmer
Reporter

Ben has been with us since July 2018.

Ben can be reached at 1-250-309-5230

Rob Munro
Rob Munro
Reporter

Rob Munro has a long history in journalism after starting an underground newspaper in Whitehorse called the Yukon Howl in 1980. He came to Kelowna in 1989 as a reporter for the Kelowna Daily Courier, and spent the 1990s mostly covering city hall. For 20 years he worked full time for the union representing newspaper workers throughout B.C. He’s returned to his true love of being a reporter with a special focus on civic politics. Rob has been with us since April 2019.

Rob Munro can be reached at 1-250-808-0413

Dan Walton
Dan Walton
Reporter

Before joining the ranks of iNFOTEL, Dan’s byline could be found in newspapers in Penticton, Peachland and Oliver. Prior to his arrival in the South Okanagan, he first sharpened his chops as a reporter at a radio station in Brighton, Ontario, and then newspapers in Tisdale, Saskatchewan, and Invermere B.C. From quilting competitions to crimes against humanity, Dan isn’t afraid to cover any topic. Always seeking out the best angles - whether it’s through the lens of his camera of the voices of his Interviews – he delves into the conflict and seeks out the humanity in every story worth telling. Dan is always happy to hear from readers. Dan has been with us since August 2021. He can be reached at (250) 488-3065 or dwalton@infonews.ca.

Levi Landry
Levi Landry
Reporter

Levi is a recent graduate of the Communications, Culture, & Journalism program at Okanagan College and is now based in Kamloops. After living in BC for over four years, he finds the blue collar and neighbourly environment in the Thompson reminds him of home in Saskatchewan. Levi, who has previously been published in Kelowna’s Daily Courier, is passionate about stories focussed on both social issues and peoples’ experiences in their local community. Levi joined us in January 2021.

If you have a story or tips to share, you can reach Levi at 250-819-3723

Shannon Ainslie
Shannon Ainslie
Reporter

Shannon brings a background of content writing and blogging to the team. She loves to find interesting and unique stories about the people in the city of Kamloops. Her favourite things are arts and culture, cats, and everything 80’s.

Shannon can be reached at (250) 819-6089 or sainslie@infonews.ca

 

2020 Award Winners

2019 Award Winners

2018 Award Winners

This background has given him the experience and understanding in what drives a customer to become loyal, and more importantly extremely satisfied from the results of the products and services provided. Peter believes the key is engaged and happy associates, and so he leads his teams with that priority focus day in and day out. Outside of his focus of our continually growing company, Peter loves his two young children dearly, and has a true passion for playing hockey. If you ask him, he likes to jokingly say, he has put his professional hockey career on hold for now, but that being said, you will find him at nearly any local ball hockey event with a stick in his hand wanting to play!

iNFOTEL MULTIMEDIA and iNFOnews.ca have been amazing success stories that I take great pride in. I absolutely believe in the products and services we provide, and more importantly, I appreciate each and every one of our associates! Our team of talented people are the ones who have helped us grow our company into who we are today! I can state with confidence that we are a company that focuses and produces incredibly high results for our customers, and in turn our customers appreciate what we do more than ever today!” Peter joined us in August 2017, and he has been an incredible influence on ensuring our company is ready for the future! Onward and upward!