Team

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    Pam Ryan

    President

    A founding partner of Lucent Quay, Pam has more than 25 years’ experience in transforming the transportation landscape of Vancouver and the lower mainland. As a skilled strategist and proficient facilitator with a BCom in transportation and logistics, Pam’s path has traversed a full range of goods-and-people movers, including air, road, rail marine and off-road, and vehicles of all shapes and sizes. Her approach to building long-lasting public infrastructure is the belief that each project is as unique as the communities it serves. Pam is an energetic and response-oriented leader who stimulates a domain of diverse learning and limitless potential for her Lucent Quay team members and clients.

  • Jan Pezarro

    Senior Associate

    A founding partner of Lucent Quay, Jan has more than 30 years’ experience in strategic planning, communications and marketing. Jan is a Certified Management Consultant who has advised some of the most high profile, public sector organizations in BC and worked on major infrastructure projects across North America. Her executive experience includes senior positions with large private and public sector organizations and independent start-ups. She is an early adopter who always has one eye open for new tools and techniques – and is a firm believer in the value of research. As a skilled facilitator and gifted strategist, Jan encourages involvement in creative problem solving, storytelling and courageous decision making to achieve transformative results.

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    Georgia Tsoromocos

    Director, Client Services

    Georgia is a conscientious, client-focused strategist who has the finesse to manage human capital while overseeing complex content planning and public-facing programming. As a communicator and former journalist, Georgia draws experience from both sides of the desk to contribute to Lucent Quay’s unique approach to stakeholder engagement and getting ‘boots on the ground’. Georgia is driven by the belief that effective public participation programs and open discussion between decision-makers and constituents can positively shape projects. With a proven record for meeting project deadlines, issues identification and spokesperson preparation, Georgia asks all the right questions and delivers results.

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    Kirsty Dick

    Manager, Creative Services

    Kirsty is a project manager who feeds your eyes with compelling visuals and fills your mind with facts and information. A former TV producer with more than 15 years’ experience, Kirsty provides an impressive mix of visual media skills that include video production, animation, print and web. She is adept at selecting the appropriate medium to convey your message and tune in your audience no matter how short their attention span. With a strong spirit for creative collaboration and capability to view every new challenge with a fresh perspective, Kirsty will illuminate your project narrative and deliver results.

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    Alysha Nesrallah

    Senior Communications Consultant

    Alysha is a dynamic public engagement, community relations, and corporate communications specialist. As an experienced and trustworthy advisor in the public and private sectors, she contributes to the building blocks of Lucent Quay’s impactful, long-term infrastructure projects and has the ability to calmly and effectively assess and manage risk. She skillfully builds and maintains positive relationships with clients and stakeholders. Through her impeccable organization and drive to deliver effective results, Alysha wins over decision makers and community influencers.

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    Elana Krol

    Communications Consultant

    Elana is a consultant with a passion for creative writing, community planning and public engagement. She has a flair for initiating conversations and ensuring meaningful two-way dialogue takes place between organizations and their valuable stakeholders. Elana embraces the opportunity of working under public scrutiny to deliver beyond expectations and challenge public perceptions. She’s never seen a survey she didn’t like and has the fierce belief that sharing your feedback is the first step towards making change you can see.

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    Amanda Pang

    Marketing Consultant

    Amanda is a proficient project manager and marketing tactician who can deliver your project from end-to-end, dollar-to-dollar. Amanda excels at uncovering and understanding project requirements, resulting in simplified processes and improved strategies. She’s swift at sorting timeline priorities and getting multiple points of contact on the same page and working in unison. With no two assignments alike, Amanda will go the extra mile to learn your business front to back and get your project on the right track.

  • Amanda Jarl

    Communications Consultant

    Amanda is a community relations specialist who has implemented public and stakeholder consultation initiatives across British Columbia in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Her strategic abilities, passion for research and practical approach make her a key on-the-ground asset in the community. She builds relationships and creates initiatives specific to the needs of each project, and keeps her clients apprised of emerging community needs and issues. She takes to heart the importance and value of public input, as a means to inform decisions and shape the long-term landscape of British Columbia.

  • Valder Belgrave

    Marketing Consultant

    Valder is a marketing and communications professional with more than 25 years of international experience helping organizations build and strengthen their relationships with customers, employees and stakeholders. He delivers strategic and engaging marketing campaigns, that reflect and reinforce brand strategy. His significant experience in the transportation, education and philanthropic fundraising sectors includes the development of annual and corporate reports, corporate newsletters, print and social media.  He also recognizes the importance of a sound media relations strategy in driving earned media.  Valder is passionate about ensuring that clients are able to maximize the return on investment in their customer relationships. 

  • Peggy Harowitz

    Communications Consultant

    Peggy is an accomplished program management and communications professional with more that 10 years of experience developing and delivering community programming and capacity-building projects in the non-profit, public and private sectors. She develops and delivers communications and programs that deliver lasting results. She is a gifted writer who articulately and succinctly communicates complex concepts to diverse audiences.  Her counselling experience helps her build trust with her clients and respond calmly in crisis situations and she has a proven ability to develop and manage relationships at all levels of an organization.

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    Galen Aker

    Communications Coordinator

    Galen has a talent for building positive relationships with project team members, clients and their stakeholders. He brings a results-oriented focus to every task he performs whether he is crunching numbers in a database or coordinating a public event. His unique experience in a range of sectors, including financial services and the energy industry, provides him with a flexible and varied skill set that he uses to adapt to the changing needs of each project.

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    Amanda Kierszenblat

    Communications Coordinator

    Amanda has a keen eye for detail and a creative approach that helps her bring clear perspective to outreach activities and communication materials. She can quickly recognize and resolve potential challenges and apply sound solutions to get the job done well, even in the tightest of timelines. She is highly organized with strong communication skills to effectively reach the target audience. She is a thoughtful and considered researcher with a service-oriented background that drives her passion for community outreach.