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Taina Suomela

As a Chartered Marketer with over 20 years of marketing experience, Taina offers a broad range of cross-channel experience in acquisition, CRM and growth marketing. Taina spent the better part of the last two decades working for digital agencies before launching her own consulting firm. In 2020, Taina launched Leslieville Digital, a consultancy passionate about helping SMBs evolve their digital marketing, connecting them with their most profitable audiences, and ensuring they can access the right resources & expertise they need to grow.

Previously, Taina held senior leadership roles at several digital agencies, working with dozens of small businesses, blue-chip enterprises and non-profit organizations, including Walmart, American Express, Aeroplan, Lindt, Plan International, and Doctors Without Borders. With a focus in digital, Taina offers her clients comprehensive cross-channel experience and is a strategic guide for complex messaging strategy, CRM, digital transformation, operational efficiency, roadmapping and connecting their marketing technology.

Taina is also a respected thought leader & effective digital marketing teacher on topics ranging from fundamentals of digital marketing and acquisition strategy, to email best practices and journey messaging strategy. Taina has taught seminars for the Canadian Marketing Association, and speaks at industry conferences regularly. Taina is also in her 5th year as a mentor with the American Marketing Association Career Accelerator program, helping young marketers find their passion and advance their careers.

Mentor Exchange graduation year: 2017
How long have you been a Career Accelerator mentor? Since the program’s inception.
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