Carolyn Van Brussel

Carolyn is a brand strategist with over 25 years of experience on both the client and agency side and founded Sprout Communications in 2014.

After working with North America’s leading organizations, from Fortune 500 companies to small, but very distinct businesses, Carolyn has gained a wealth of experience and knowledge in branding and marketing strategy, planning, and execution.

Carolyn loves solving client challenges. Her focus has always been about providing value for clients and return on investment. The inception of Sprout Communications Inc., came from a desire to deliver cost-effective and strategic marketing services via a team of seasoned professionals that have a proven track record and are insightful, creative, and results oriented. Carolyn has has a degree in Journalism from Ryerson University, Marketing Management from York University, Database Marketing from York University, Website Design + Development from the University of Toronto, and many other marketing and advertising courses.

Chris Bellio

Chris started his career after graduating from Ryerson University’s film studies program 17 years ago. Chris specializes in both photography and cinematography. Chris understands that not everyone is comfortable in front of the camera. He is adept at working with people in front of the lens. His specialty is to create an atmosphere that helps people relax in situations that are outside of their comfort zone.

Chris ensures that each clients’ unique vision will be clearly and succinctly conveyed on screen. Having worked with leading companies, entertainment venues and national sports teams, through to very small businesses, Chris has a passion to engage audiences by telling the stories of people, products and their organizations in a powerful way.

Josh Alexander

With over 14 years of experience as a web designer and developer, Josh leads the Sprout website team. He knows that website design and development is less about your business and more about your customer and how they will interact with your site. It’s the first place your potential client will go to investigate your company and products.

Josh has been on the Community Team for since 2012, and routinely speaks at their WordCamps (official WordPress conferences). He is an alpha tester for, and a beta tester for Google Chrome. Josh is also one of the few WCAG 2.0 programmers who make sites web-accessible for disabled individuals. Josh leads our website projects which include:

  • Semi-Custom Theme Development
  • Fully Custom Theme Development
  • Plugin Modifications
  • Plugin Development
  • Web-based Application Development
  • Web-based Mobile apps