About OPM Pros

OPM Pros is an all-encompassing digital marketing agency. With origins in affiliate marketing, the company has grown to offer expert services in Paid Search, SEO, Web/Mobile Analytics, Creative Services, and others. OPM Pros ensures immediate access to key players in the digital marketing community – you won’t have to network your own way to the top.

A team of experts


In September 2009, Paresh Vadavia, a computer engineering graduate and self-taught affiliate marketing manager and Sonny Lamba, a finance graduate and a seasoned entrepreneur, focused on their goal: create an affiliate management agency that offers creative and effective solutions. Affiliate marketing is a type of performance-based marketing where a business rewards one or more affiliates for each visitor or customer brought by the affiliate’s own marketing efforts. Their innovative approach: Paresh and Sonny’s natural inclination and insatiable desire to build strong and lasting relationships with just about everyone they meet.

Since 2009, OPMpros.com has come a long way. Aside from the Montreal headquarters, it also operates from a US office and specializes in affiliate program management across the full range of affiliate networks.

Many members of the OPM Pros team of skilled professionals have been featured and published in a variety of industry publications, and the company boasts a cumulative experience of over 100 years in the industry, giving the agency a 360° perspective on the inner workings of the affiliate market. Today, OPM Pros manages affiliate programs for over 100 brands located across the US, Canada, Australia and the UK.

Every year OPM Pros continues to mark achievements for distinguished performance in affiliate marketing:


  • Winner, Rakuten Marketing’s OPM Agency of the Year Golden Link Award
  • Paresh Vadavia – Finalist, Rakuten Marketing’s Lifetime Achievement Golden Link Award
  • 1800Flowers.com – Finalist, Rakuten Marketing’s Publisher Choice Golden Link Award
  • Marriott – Finalist, Industry Choice of Advertiser at the 2016 Performance Marketing Awards


  • Winner, CJYou Agency of the Year Award by CJ Affiliate by Conversant
  • Finalist, Rakuten Marketing’s OPM Agency of the Year Golden Link Award


  • Finalist, CJYou Agency of the Year Award by CJ Affiliate by Conversant
  • Winner, Rakuten Marketing’s OPM Agency of the Year Golden Link Award
  • Paula’s Choice – Finalist, Rakuten Marketing’s Publisher Choice and Rising Star Golden Link Awards
  • 1800Flowers.com – Finalist, Rakuten Marketing’s Publisher Choice Golden Link Award
  • Co-Founders Sonny Lamba and Paresh Vadavia – Finalists, EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards by Ernst & Young in the category of Emerging Entrepreneur, Quebec Region


  • Finalist, Rakuten Marketing’s OPM Agency of the Year Golden Link Award
  • 1800Flowers.com – Finalist, Rakuten Marketing’s Publisher Choice Golden Link Award


  • 1800Flowers.com – Winner, Rakuten Marketing’s Publisher Choice Golden Link Award
  • Finalist, Rakuten Marketing’s OPM Agency of the Year Golden Link Award
  • Winner, People’s Choice Award: Favorite Advertiser for Intuit Small Business Client at the CJYou Awards


  • Winner, Rakuten Marketing’s OPM Agency of the Year Golden Link Award


  • Finalist, Rakuten Marketing’s OPM Agency of the Year Golden Link Award

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Paresh Vadavia, Co-Founder & CEO

Paresh Vadavia started off his affiliate marketing career in 2006 as Affiliate Manager at Ice.com and Diamond.com. In two short years, he made a name for himself thanks to hard work, dedication, and networking skills. These qualities, among others, led to Paresh being named Finalist for Rakuten Marketing’s 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award, winning Rakuten Marketing’s 2008 Golden Link Publisher Choice Award, and earning a nomination for the same award the following year. Today, with an agency to call his own, vast industry recognition, and valuable experience under his belt, Paresh has come a long way since earning his Computer Engineering degree from Concordia University. Paresh is actively involved with and invited to a number of popular affiliate conferences; in May 2015, he was invited – and honoured – to serve as Chairperson at the prestigious eTail Canada conference in Toronto. Additionally, under the branded name PareshConnect.com, he hosts hot-ticket (and highly anticipated) networking parties several times a year.

Fun Fact: Mr. P plays a mean game of Monopoly. In fact, he came in 2nd in Quebec’s 2001 Provincial Monopoly Tournament. His favorite pawn is the top hat.

Sonny Lamba, Co-Founder & CFO

With a Finance degree from Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business, Sonny Lamba makes good business his business. A seasoned entrepreneur, some of his past ventures include i-Con, a video game accessory company he co-founded in 2006 that achieved enough success as to be bought out by a competitor in 2008. He was one of the driving forces to help build sales to over $10 million. Sonny’s killer business instincts drove him to dip his toes in the realm of online affiliate marketing. He took his first steps in the industry as a publisher of coupon and deal sites before co-founding OPM Pros. His experience, as both a business leader and affiliate marketer, has taken him to great heights.

Fun Fact: Sonny once appeared in a Bollywood music video, which very nearly launched his acting career. But he happily resisted that glamorous life for OPM Pros.

Aba Nassif, Search & Display Account Coordinator

Aba is a Montreal-native with a passion for all things digital culture. He completed his degree in Computer Engineering at McGill University in 2009, and has since been interested in all things digital marketing and analytics-related, which led him to become part of the OPM Pros’ Search and Display team. He’s excited and determined to see what can happen when he brings together his two passions!

Fun Fact:Aba is a master-chessman, and a proven winner at blindfolded chess. Don’t believe him? Set up a game and see what happens!

Abbie Elaarag, Affiliate Marketing Account Coordinator

As a recent graduate from John Molson School of Business in Montreal, Abbie has previous experience in both fashion and B2B sales. After taking an e-commerce class at school, she found herself intrigued by the world of affiliate marketing – leading her to OPM Pros! In her spare time she likes to read entire novels within the span of 24 hours.

Fun fact: Abbie loves to cook, one of her favorite things to do is start recipe-less and hope it works out for the best! Luckily, as the eldest of 6 kids, she has had plenty of taster feedback over the years.

Abdo Mazloum, VP, Search & Display

Abdo has started his career right after graduating with a computer science degree as a web developer at an SEO agency. He learned white hat SEO tricks on his own and applied them to websites that ranked on the first page of Google for competitive keywords. He then joined an eCommerce software company where he worked on world-class eCommerce sites such as aldoshoes.com, puma.com, and collegeweeklive.com. He then worked internally at ssense.com for about 4 years successfully managing their SEO and SEM channels. He then worked for about a year at Beyond the Rack managing their display, web analytics, and SEO campaigns. Abdo has over seven years experience in web development, SEO, SEM and analytics. He managed multi-million dollar advertising budgets annually. He is well-versed at providing both a birds-eye perspective, as well as hands-on support when it comes to SEM/SEO.

Fun fact: Abdo has 13 years experience in Taekwondo, he can walk you to your car if you don’t feel comfortable!

Alba Tinoco, Affiliate Marketing Account Coordinator

Alba was born and raised in Venezuela, moving to Canada 6 years ago. She recently finished her Bachelor of Commerce degree with a double major in Marketing and International Business, and now she’s starting her professional career at OPM Pros.

Fun fact:Alba loves to travel and her goal is to go backpacking in South America before she’s 26.

Alexandra Zendran, Affiliate Marketing Account Manager

Born and raised in Montreal, Alexandra (Alex) earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with Distinction from Concordia University. She gained her first work experience in Sales, where she enjoyed building relationships with her clients. Later on, her creative tendencies pulled her towards a Montreal-based luxury fashion website, where she worked in Customer Care. Alex obtained a keen insight into the world of e-commerce, and became enthralled by the fast pace and dynamic nature of the industry. Alex made the logical next step and found her new home at OPMpros after years of rave reviews from her two sisters (Delaine and Vanessa) who already work for the company. She is excited for this next chapter and welcomes the new challenge!

Fun fact: Delaine is her twin sister, which may confuse you at first, but don’t worry “she won’t get offended if you mix them up. She also has an Artistic Makeup diploma from LaSalle College in Montreal, which her two sisters love capitalizing on.

Alex Lemay, Publisher Development Manager

Alex was born and raised in Montreal and graduated from Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business, with a major in Marketing. Before joining OPM Pros, he worked for a Financial Services firm called BFL Canada.

Fun fact: An avid fan of both hockey and baseball, Alex is currently attempting to watch a baseball game in every Major League baseball stadium, and is about a third of the way there.

Amanda Cardillo, Publisher Account Manager

Born and raised in Montreal, Amanda obtained her Bachelor of Commerce degree with a major in Marketing from Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business. Her passion for marketing, online shopping and the digital world made her decision to join the OPM Pros team a no brainer!

Fun fact: Amanda played competitive soccer up until she started university. Her team used to be rivals with Erica’s team but Amanda claims her team used to always win!

Anh Do, Affiliate Marketing Operations Coordinator

Anh moved to Canada 4 years ago. She graduated from Lasalle College with a DEC in Business Management. Marketing has always been one of her favorite classes and it became the reason she decided to pursue her career in this field. Armed with experience in accounting at a Montreal jewelry company she’s now on board with OPM Pros ready to unleash her enthusiasm and dive into Operations!

Fun fact: Anh loves eating but sucks at cooking. She has struggled her entire life to gain weight and didn’t completely succeed… yet!

Arpi Saiyan, Affiliate Marketing Account Coordinator

Born and raised in Montreal, Arpi earned her Bachelor of Commerce degree at Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business with a major in Marketing. After she graduated, she took every opportunity to travel the world, from Vegas to Greece and Italy. But she still hasn’t had the chance to visit her motherland: Armenia. In her spare time, she loves to eat, watch endless hours of TV and sometimes attempts to go to the gym.

Fun fact: Arpi loves rollercoasters with a passion but is afraid of heights.

Brian Huynh, Affiliate Marketing Account Manager

Brian was born and raised in the beautiful city of Montreal. Graduated from Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business with a bachelors in International Business which has led him to work at OPMpros. Outside of the workplace, Brian likes to snowboard, volleyball and billiards. Brian has found a new passion in fishing and invites anyone who is interested to come with him as long as they are okay to go on a boat and won’t get seasick.

Fun fact: Brian used to work at Sonny’s favorite restaurant. If Sonny knew what Brian did to his dishes before serving it to him, Brian would not be working at OPMpros for long. Just kidding. Brian’s team became Finalist at the CPA Billiards Regional Tournament. He’s always open for a night out at a pool hall!

Chaunstin Fung, Director of Operations

With a degree in Economics and Computer Science from Concordia University, and having garnered invaluable online and affiliate marketing experience since entering the field in 2005, Chaunstin Fung is the brains behind OPM Pros’ operations.Along with Paresh, Chaunstin became known and recognized for his work on the affiliate team at Ice.com and Diamond.com. He played a big part in earning the LinkShare Golden Link Publisher’s Choice Award in 2008, as well as the finalist spot in 2009. These achievements make Chaunstin as an integral member of the OPM Pros team.

Fun Fact: Never once missing the honor roll in high school while thriving as a track and field competitor, Chaunstin is one nerd who could outrun anyone.

Christina Rafie, Affiliate Marketing Account Coordinator

Born and raised in Montreal, Christina completed her Bachelor of Commerce degree at Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business with a Marketing Major. She has previously worked in high-end retail and fashion PR, but it was her online shopping addiction that lead her to work in digital marketing.

Fun Fact: Christina is ½ human ½ mermaid! Her favourite things include spending time at the beach and in the ocean.

Delaine Zendran, Affiliate Marketing Lead Account Manager

Born and raised in Montreal, is a self-taught Jack of all trades with a rich background in direct sales, communication, email marketing, affiliate marketing, experiential marketing, branding, promotion, graphic design and copywriting. Delaine has always tackled new challenges head on and thrives in fast paced, high energy environments. After working for another prominent company in the affiliate marketing space in Montreal for the past two years, while also maintaining a close working relationship with the OPM Pros team, she made the logical jump over to OPM Pros where she plans to bring a creative, innovative, and detail-oriented approach to every client’s unique set of needs and objectives.

Fun Fact: Delaine has a twin sister (she’s older by one minute…but who’s counting, right?). She also has a Fashion Design degree from LaSalle College in Montreal.

Elma Krcic, Affiliate Marketing Account Coordinator

Elma was born and raised in Montreal and graduated from Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business, with a major in Marketing. Having a strong passion for everything within the beauty industry, she considers herself as a connoisseur in that field. Studying in Marketing was definitely her cup of tea because she’s always been imaginative and had an eye for details. Now, she’s ready to start her career at OPM Pros!

Fun Fact: Elma’s sense of direction has never improved since she was a child. Yeah, she was the lost kid in the mall and this happened more than once.

Erica Iapalucci, Partner Liaison Coordinator

Born and raised in Montreal, Erica earned her Bachelor of Commerce degree at Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business with a major in marketing. In 2012, Erica decided to take her studies abroad while visiting her motherland: Italy. She was able to discover the beautiful city of Florence while taking a summer course at the same time.

Fun Fact: Erica’s favourite sport is Soccer. Up until university, she played competitively with city and provincial teams. She then decided to hang up her jersey and now enjoys spending her Sundays in Little Italy while watching her favourite soccer teams play.

Erin Brown-Vandecruys, Affiliate Marketing Account Coordinator

Erin is a graduate from Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business, with a major in Marketing and a minor in Management. During her studies, she was very involved with the International programs at her school, and she even spent two semesters abroad, in France and in Spain. After spending a cumulative of 13 months in Europe, she’s back and very excited to be launching her professional career at OPM Pros!

Fun Fact: Last spring, Erin went to the Sahara Desert, where she spent her days discovering ancient villages, surfing in the sand dunes and riding camels as an actual mode of transportation.

Erin Kerr, Affiliate Marketing Account Manager

A Montreal native, Erin has a strong background in sales and in affiliate marketing. Armed with her solid experience working as a publisher, she thrives on the ever changing environment and fast pace the industry has to offer. Along with her passion for marketing and retail, she brings her drive and keen social skills to OPM Pros.

Fun Fact: Erin is an amateur poker player on the side and loves to talk strategy about the game! She also has a gamer side and can talk your ear off about the latest releases.

Genevieve Julien-Beland, Human Resources Manager

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Genevieve Shaw, Affiliate Marketing Lead Account Manager

Born and raised in Malaysia, Genevieve graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising. She started her career in Affiliate Marketing in 2007 with Omaha Steaks. In her career, she had brought Omaha Steaks affiliate program to Linkshare’s Golden Links finalist for Publisher’s Choice and Most Innovative Advertiser. Genevieve also brings a broad knowledge in other marketing avenues including : Marketplaces, Shopping Comparison & Portals, Retargeting, Social Media, Competitive Intelligence, eCommerce Business Development, new customer acquisition, email marketing, lead generation, broadcast and print media and other marketing channels.

Fun Fact: Genevieve is a reality show junkie. Talk to her about any shows from antique collecting to paranormal, to cake making, to 19 kids.

Greg Ruzycky, Affiliate Marketing Account Coordinator

This is Greg’s first role in the world of Affiliate Marketing after recently completing an Attestation of College Studies Certificate in e-business. He considers himself very fortunate to be working for one of the leaders in this industry. A curious cat with a thirst for knowledge, and a passion for everything new, Greg was born and raised in Montreal (his favorite city in the world!) and graduated from Concordia University with a degree in Art History. Prior to studying e-business, he worked for 8 years for 2 of the largest film distributors in the country, and has liaised with many Canadian and American Film Producers.

Fun Fact: His hobbies include commercial aircraft, cooking (Gordon Ramsay is his idol), and dentistry. Yes, dentistry! If you have a toothache, go see him! He also is an avid outdoorsman!

Jacqueline Palucci, Affiliate Marketing Account Manager

Born and raised in Montreal, Jacqueline (Jackie) graduated from Concordia University after earning a Bachelor of Arts and Science degree in Human Relations. After taking several Marketing classes, as well as being an avid online shopper, Jacqueline’s passion for Marketing had grown, and she decided to apply her academic background and interpersonal skills to the world of affiliate marketing. Jackie loves a dynamic and challenging environment and is eager to jump into the fast-paced life at OPM Pros. In her spare time, Jackie loves to travel, hit the gym, read, and bake.

Fun fact: Jackie has a bit of a nerdy side and loves reading/watching anything Sci-Fi or Fantasy (her favorite show is Game of Thrones). She also used to be a cosmetician, and will still do her friends’ makeup for events!

Jasmine Singh-Ledoux, Affiliate Marketing Account Coordinator

Jasmine graduated from the John Molson School of Business with a major in Marketing. As a member of the co-op program, she has experience in sales, market research, marketing communications and digital marketing. Because of her continuous hunger for learning, Jasmine developed a passion for the fast-moving world of affiliate marketing.

Fun Fact: Jasmine has an abnormally hyperactive sweet tooth. Among her friends she created “Candy Day,” a day when people are prohibited from eating anything other than candy.

Jeremy Rappel, Search & Display Account Coordinator

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Jessica Antenucci, Affiliate Marketing Account Manager

Jessica was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec. After obtaining her DEC in Fashion Marketing at Lasalle College she decided to broaden her knowledge on business, as well as team building and interpersonal communication by earning a Bachelor of Arts & Science degree from the Human Relations program at Concordia University. Jessica has a deep passion for marketing because of the creativity and analytics involved. She also loves its continuously evolving nature. In her spare time she loves spending time with loved ones, traveling, doing yoga, reading, running and baking.

Fun fact: Jessica has a secret nerdy side; she absolutely loves reading new technology and business news magazines, such as Forbes.

Jillian Greene, Partner Liaison Coordinator

Jill was born and raised in Montreal, and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree with distinction from McGill University. Before joining the OPMPros team, she worked in high-end retail sales and management where she developed strong client relationship skills. Jill loves working in a fast-paced and challenging environment, and is looking forward to jumping into the dynamic world of affiliate marketing.

Fun fact: With a passion for health and fitness, Jill recently became a certified fitness instructor in order to help others lead a healthy and active lifestyle.

Joanna Williams, Controller

Joanna Williams earned her B.Comm from Concordia University where she also pursued her CMA designation. She is currently attending McGill University and is in the last stages of earning her MBA. She was previously a Director of Finance at several large Canadian retailers where she mastered the different aspects of financial management, human resources and operations. She recently joined OPM Pros and her financial and HR background are valued assets to the team.

Fun fact: Joanna is a dedicated reader and skier. She is an involved parent who takes pride in being able to balance her personal and professional life.

John Mayo, Affiliate Marketing Operations Coordinator

John earned his Bachelor’s degree from Concordia University (Creative Writing Major with a Minor in Computer Science). He has nearly a decade of experience in the online and affiliate marketing space.

Fun fact: An avid gamer geek and one-time President of his university club, John’s favourites include Settlers of Catan, Hearts, Plants Vs. Zombies, and the Uncharted series.

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Kaitlyn Williams, Affiliate Marketing Account Coordinator

Kaitlyn is born and raised on the South Shore of Montreal. She is a graduate of the John Molson School of Business with a major in marketing and a minor in management. During her university studies, she completed several summer internships that lead her to develop a passion for digital marketing. She also loves reading, traveling and exploring new cultures.

Fun Fact: Kaitlyn was a figure skating coach for over 10 years.

Kathleen Power, Affiliate Marketing Account Manager

Kathleen (Katie) Power’s path to OPM Pros has traversed a good portion of Eastern Canada. Born and raised in Ontario and educated at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Katie distinguished herself at leading firms Research in Motion and Pareto before arriving in Montreal to join OPM Pros.

Fun Fact: Katie danced competitively for 13 years, and can lay claim to being a championship-winning quarterback from her flag football days. She doesn’t, because she’s too modest, so we’re doing it for her.

Karen Roseberg, Sales Support Coordinator

The decision to join OPM Pros was obvious based on Karen’s experience and formal education. Her love of learning and passion for development, both personally and professionally, fuels her commitment to excellence which also includes the drive to remain up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies. Having earned the designation of Distinction with a BA in Communication Studies combined with Certificates in Desktop Publishing and Creating Killer Websites, she brings an aspect of marketing that is not only creative but also delivers results.

Fun Fact: Karen has superhuman intuitive powers that she only uses for good – more specifically she does not take advantage of this [gift] at office baby shower games so others can win.

Kelly Motafferi, Affiliate Marketing Account Manager

Kelly was born and raised in Montreal, and earned her Bachelor of Commerce degree with a major in Marketing at John Molson School of Business. She has experience working in the dynamic and fast paced fields of fashion and online marketing, and is happy to continue on her career path with OPM Pros in the affiliate marketing world. In her spare time, she loves to cook and bake healthy, delicious food!

Fun fact: Kelly figure skated for 14 years and ran a half marathon, but now she does hot yoga classes or works out at home while watching the hilarious Ellen DeGeneres.

Kent Mermet, Search & Display Account Manager

Kent has been living abroad since he was a child and learned several languages. He graduated in Potical Sciences at UVSQ in France, which he left 4 years ago with his wife for Canada. What really makes Kent tick is helping start-ups and businesses by developing their digital strategies. Luckily, OPMpros has given him the chance to deploy his full potential and do just that!

Fun Fact: Kent used to have long blonde hair as a child. One time, as he was strolling down the streets of LA with his mother, he got approached by a role agent and offered a role in a commercial where he would play mini Tarzan.

Ketsia Colas-Leroy, Launch Coordinator

Ketsia received her bachelor’s degree in Economics with a minor in East Asian Studies from Université de Montréal. She has a passion for digital marketing and is currently completing her certificate in marketing at HEC Montréal.

Fun fact: Ketsia is a Polyglot! That means she can speak 5 languages: French, English, Creole, Chinese and Spanish!

Lianne Heuvelink, Affiliate Marketing Account Manager

Lianne is a Concordia University graduate who earned her Bachelor of Commerce with a major in Marketing and minor in International Business. She put herself through school while working at some of the city’s most prestigious hotels, climbing the ranks along the way. Lianne is thrilled to be working at OPMpros in the affiliate marketing space, she thrives in an environment that is constantly in flux and is the type of person who will never stop learning new things.

Fun fact: Lianne is an avid “Roll Up the Rim to Win” fan (a contest frequently ran by the coffee chain Tim Hortons), although she hasn’t won anything but free coffee as of yet, she is confident her luck will change soon and the free car will be hers!

Mackenzie Clayton, Search & Display Account Manager

Originally from Edmonton, Mackenzie pursued university studies in Halifax, Sackville, NB and, most recently, Montreal, where she completed a Master of Library and Information Studies degree at McGill. During this time she developed her critical and analytic nature as well as a passion for digital culture, media and technology, which inspires the work she does at OPM Pros.

Fun Fact: At the risk of feeding a stereotype, Mackenzie loves all things books – reading them, classifying and cataloguing them, and even hand-binding them. She also has an ever-growing vinyl collection and is an aspiring watercolourist.

Maria Lebedeva, Affiliate Marketing Account Coordinator

Born in Russia and having lived in Japan, New Zealand, and Australia, Canada is Maria’s fifth country to call home. She gained her Bachelor degree in Physics and Commerce from the University of Western Australia, going on to manage the Australian chapter of an international youth organization, AIESEC.

Fun Fact: Maria used to be a competitive swimmer for 12 years. She competed in state and national championships in New Zealand and Australia, and her best stroke was butterfly (once upon a time)! She also used to work as a swim coach.

Mariya Rayda, Senior Graphic Designer

Mariya Rayda earned a Fine Arts degree in Design and a professional degree in Document Design & Multimedia Technology. She has a passion for all things design, whether theory or practical applications, and she is adept at channeling that passion into the work that she does at OPM Pros.

Fun Fact: Mariya is a proud gamer girl, prolific in action RPGs (role-playing games) such as the Mass Effect series, Diablo, and the Witcher series.

Mark Doubson, Senior Software Developer

Mark has Ph.D. degree in Math and Economics. For 25 years he had worked in one of the best institutions of academy of Sciences of USSR Central Economics & Mathematics Institute. He had written many papers and took part in many international and soviet scientific conferences and symposiums in applied math and economics areas. Mark left Russia for Canada in 1994. Here, he took part in few interesting projects in biomedical R&D and software development areas.

Classical music, travelling, biking and skating are some of Mark’s hobbies. He also enjoys classical and art-house movies and good books.

Fun Fact: At some point in his career Mark had been working in a kings’ summer palace (under Vienna) as part of an international team working on project Acid Rains.

Matthieu Ferlatte, Operations Manager

Matt Ferlatte earned his Bachelor of Commerce from Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business in Management Information Systems with a minor in e-Business. He’s a versatile people-person who loves to strive to accomplish his goals. He spent several years working in the electronics industry and the retail/food field. He now hopes to bring his experiences and knowledge to help grow the OPMpros team.

Fun fact: Even though he stands tall at 6’7″, Matt suffers from a fear of heights that he’s never been able to surpass. He’s also colorblind so don’t poke fun at him for wearing mismatched socks.

Melissa Branford, Human Resources Manager

Melissa is an HR professional with a Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource Management from Concordia University’s John Molson school of business. She is well versed in both corporate and start-up businesses, implementing HR strategies, processes and structure. Melissa is very resourceful and takes great pride in adopting a rich and fun company culture, with over 7 years’ experience in the online marketing world, including email marketing and affiliate marketing. She loves a good challenge and thrives in a fast pace environment.

Fun fact: Melissa is a food addict, with a sweet tooth and also has a passion for interior design.

Nita Patel, Affiliate Marketing Senior Account Manager

Nita earned her Bachelor of Commerce degree from Concordia University, with a Marketing Major and Minor in International Business. She has worked in the affiliate space since 2005, when she joined the team at Ice.com, ultimately finding her way to OPM Pros.

Fun Fact: Nita has a passion for photography and a knack for successfully working with the most difficult of subjects: babies.

Olivia Taddio, Marketing Coordinator

How this wordsmith found herself in the marketing world wasn’t by accident: Olivia’s passion for weaving together intricate stories about people, places, and experiences led her directly to OPM Pros as their Marketing Coordinator. With degrees in English Literature and History from Concordia University, as well as a Publishing Certificate from Humber College, it’s safe to say that her passion for storytelling—or rather, gift of gab—attention to detail, and creative drive led her to establish herself in both the digital and creative marketing world.

Fun fact: Olivia doesn’t like chocolate.

Ornella Tannous, Search & Display Account Manager

After graduating from McGill University, Ornella acquired experience in Sales and Marketing Research before deciding to focus on web marketing. She gained valuable knowledge and skills in Montreal web marketing agencies in SEM before joining the OPM Pros team.

Fun Fact: Born in Ukraine, and raised in several countries in West Africa (namely Togo, Cote d’Ivoire, Senegal, Cameroon, Benin and Nigeria) Ornella has a passion for Indian cuisine. Talk about multiculturalism!

Sabrina March, Office Receptionist

With a background in psychology and an in-progress degree in Human Relations at Concordia, it’s safe to say that Sabrina is the ultimate people’s person. She was drawn to OPM Pros by its vibrant, and energetic culture, and she’s quickly made herself at home as the office administrative guru.

Fun Fact: Batter up! Sabrina has been umpiring for her softball league for over 14 years!

Sam Basso, Search & Display Account Manager

Sam was born in Labrador and grew up in the Yukon and Montreal. He built his very first website back in the days of dial-up Internet. Since then, Sam has built many websites and online communities on subjects ranging from video games to electronic music.

Fun fact: Sam used to be a Scout.

Sarah Caraman, Affiliate Marketing Account Coordinator

Born and raised (for the most part) in Montreal, Sarah is completing her Bachelor of Commerce degree at Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business with a double major in Marketing and Supply Chain Operations Management. With a passion for critical thinking and public speaking, Sarah’s proudest university experience is her participation in business case competitions of a regional, national, and international nature. She believes that she can apply these skills, among others, to generate creative and effective solutions for clients within the affiliate marketing space.

Fun fact: Sarah is a major pug aficionado and hopes to some day own one of these majestic creatures. If she succeeds in procuring a male, she will name him Fritz – a fitting name, isn’t it?

Stephanie Christodoulopoulos, Affiliate Marketing Account Coordinator

Born and raised in Montreal, Stephanie Christodoulopoulos received a Bachelor of Administration with a minor in Management from Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business. Some of her favourite pastimes include listening to music, dancing, reading, and travelling. Prior to joining the OPM Pros team, Stephanie worked in the import industry and plans to apply and hone those learned skills in the online marketing space.

Fun fact: Stephanie loves history and many of the books she reads or movies she watches reflect that. It doesn’t matter if they are fictional or not. Her favourite time periods are Ancient Greece, Rome and China as well as the 1940s.

Stephanie Dion, Affiliate Marketing Account Coordinator

Stephanie graduated from Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business, with a major in Marketing. She has experience in the online marketing world, having created newsletters and managing social media platforms for a retail chain prior to joining the OPM Pros team. Outside of work she likes to go hiking and travel!

Fun fact: Stephanie follows a vegan lifestyle for her love of animals, the environment, and personal health!

Stephen Young, Affiliate Marketing Account Coordinator

Born and raised on the South Shore, Stephen studied in Montreal, where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University. Previous to this, he studied English literature and history. During University, Stephen became a self-taught copywriter and graphic designer, two skills which have helped him develop as a freelancer for various websites, local businesses, and even a federal politician. Stephen’s biggest passion is writing and performing music, which he’s done since he was 12.

Fun fact: Growing up, Stephen wanted to become a history professor, inspired by his love of Antiquity and historical literature. His favourite history book is Maus.

Vanessa Zendran, Affiliate Marketing Account Manager

Born and raised in Montreal, Vanessa graduated from John Molson School of Business, earning herself a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a major in Accountancy. After graduation, she began working in the accounting industry as a junior accountant where she gained a valuable work ethic, strong organizational skills and a high attention to detail. Outside of work, Vanessa loves enjoying the outdoors. She has already completed a half marathon in Ottawa and hopes to build up to a full marathon one day.

Fun fact: Vanessa is a huge Nicholas Spark’s fan (Author of “The Notebook”)! She actually got to meet him face to face at a literary convention in Greenville, North Carolina. Definitely can tick that off her bucket list!