Director of Innovation & Lead
Lead Graphic Designer
Design Researcher & Writer
Jerome is an innovative strategic leader. Jerome started Wood Buffalo Strategy Group, a design consulting firm that specializes in strategy, human-centered design, organizational development and facilitation. He helps leaders get to better solutions through design thinking and business strategy. Jerome was selected as a 2018 social innovator and changemaker.
Jerome holds a Bachelor of Arts: Psychology from Ryerson University with a minor in Business Communications and a Masters of Environmental Studies: Sustainable Development and Community Health from York University in Toronto, ON. In 2018 he completed a Post Graduate Certificate in social innovation, strategy and leadership from the Banff Centre.
We know that growth and innovation is hard.
At Wood Buffalo we aim to support leaders through the design process so they can solve problems and deliver on impact for their communities.
Director of Innovation & Lead Consultant
Today Jordana is team lead for the Clinical & Social Innovation portfolio at Innovate Calgary. In this role, she provides strategic direction for researchers and entrepreneurs using market approaches to achieve sustained impact in the community. Jordana developed and launched Innovate Calgary’s Social Enterprise Program, CATALYZE. Jordana co-developed the RBC Social Enterprise Accelerator – a program that accelerates the growth of high potential enterprises in Calgary.
Jordana holds a B.A. from McGill University, Management, and Economics and is a 2018 Banff Center Innovation Fellow.
Innovative, passionate and a visionary are some words that could be used to describe Dwayne Holness. His creativity and entrepreneurial skills have led him to establish Corex Creative, a digital media agency that specializes in corporate videos and branding. Established in 2015, Corex Creative agency has collaborated with TD Bank, Umbro, Coca-Cola, the CSA group and many others to bring their companies’ visions to light.
As a result of Dwayne’s connection in the music industry, Corex Creative toured with hip-hop’s iconic rapper/songstress, Lauryn Hill and Jamaica’s reggae artist, Chronixx. In that collaboration, Corex Creative handled all digital assets. His company has worked on major world events such as the PAN AM Games. Corex Creative has worked actively in the community; involved with groups such as Manifesto and the City of Toronto.
Dwayne’s pioneering spirit, knowledge of the industry and humble beginnings have allowed him to use his company as a bridge between aspiring creatives and prospective clients. He mentors young, enthusiastic creatives by providing internship opportunities.
Lead Graphic Designer