About Our Team

A culture of growth through marketing excellence.

OUR VALUESahead of the curve.

OUR CULTURE

We are action takers, valuing results and delivering on what we promise.

Our clients and staff are family to us. The relationships we build in business are no different than all personal relationships in life.

We pride ourselves on always being on the cutting edge of marketing technology so our clients can achieve higher success than their competitors.

MASTERS OF AGILE MARKETING

Our company focuses on search, marketing and creative branding services. We strive to do it the best, most agile and effective way possible from years of experience and thousands of test campaigns, case studies, mentorships and collaborations.

RELATIONSHIP FOCUS

We believe it’s critically important to develop close partnerships with all of our clients.

That’s why you’ll hear from us on an ongoing basis to update you on current efforts, what’s going well, what’s not, strategic opportunities, important changes and anything else you should know about in your campaign.

DEDICATION TO RESULTS

Your profitability is above all. Whether your business is seeking improved exposure and visibility, or carefully watching the sales bottom line, we tirelessly work with your team to make sure goals and expectations are consistently being met.

OUR TEAMGustin Quon is operated by ...

Kyle Gustin
Kyle Gustin
President

Kyle Gustin has grown a sole proprietor local Winnipeg business into a team of dedicated search and marketing experts. Kyle has a background in business, marketing & corporate finance as well as mentoring from the top search engine and marketing experts on the planet. Kyle has been featured on Global TV, Digital Journal and Entrepreneur.com.

David Quon
David Quon
Sales VP

David is Vice President of Sales and oversees the account management team. As a visionary in the social media and digital age, he understands service and customer satisfaction and always strives to provide a paramount experience. Although he enjoys managing the department, his real passion is interacting with customers on a personal basis. David makes sure that Gustin Quon is consistently delivering to the client's bottom line and helping achieve their desired business and financial goals.

Chris Laubenstein
Chris Laubenstein
Account Director

Chris "The Bear" Laubenstein is usually the first person you'll meet when working with our team. Chris is a current student at the University of Manitoba finishing a degree in Psychology with a minor in Management, and a degree in Leadership & Organization through the Asper School of Business.

Luke Sousa
Luke Sousa
SEO Manager

Luke oversees the search department, managing all client campaigns and executing on our proprietary ranking systems. With a tenacious attention to detail and perfectionist drive, Luke ensures all SEO campaigns are yielding the highest ROI possible, in an agile, adaptive approach.

Corey Jansen
Corey Jansen
Digital Marketing Director

Corey manages our paid advertising and digital marketing campaigns. He's also a data analyst, with expertise in many programming languages as well as Google Analytics/Tag Manager. If there's a technical challenge - he can solve it. Usually with unbelievable speed and efficient automation.

Shannon Vanderlinde
Shannon Vanderlinde
Creative Director

Shannon has been blending creativity and business since 2009. She has grown small, even startup brands into multi-million dollar, award-winning corporations through creativity, and is constantly redefining objectives and goals. Shannon will retrieve information and data, analyze it through a brand and marketing lens, and categorize it into unique and compelling solutions that put your brand, and your vision to work in ways it’s never done before.

Ben Obirek
Ben Obirek
SEO Outreach Specialist

Ben is a master at identifying the best linking prospects. He also possesses the negotiation and interpersonal skills to foster mutually beneficial blogger/publisher relationships across the web.

Matthew Hansey
Matthew Hansey
SEO Specialist

Matthew specializes in executing both on-site and off-site SEO using the most up-to-date tools and software. With a background in marketing and design, he ensures each client's website maximizes its exposure on search engines.

Jorel Minuk
Jorel Minuk
Account Manager

Jorel is a pivotal member of the account management / sales team. He is a Graduate of the Asper School of Business (University of Manitoba) with a major in Marketing. In his spare time, Jorel produces electronic music under the alias PRZM and is internationally recognized for his production and DJ skills. When Jorel's not crafting successful digital campaigns or making music, you can usually find him on the golf course.

Paul Kleen
Paul Kleen
PPC Expert

Paul has a strong advertising agency background with a specialty in PPC search engine marketing. His skills were later put to the test in Silicon Valley, USA, as the Head of Growth at three Google and Microsoft venture-backed startups that graduated from the infamous Y-Combinator and 500 Startups incubators with combined valuations of over US $30M.

Michelle Virog
Michelle Virog
Account Manager

What makes Michelle different is that she is a creative analyst. She bridges the gap between creative design and analytical data. Michelle has had a unique career background that has allowed her to specialize in design and analytics, which is the reason why she is so passionate about marketing. By following the analytical trends, she understands how to adjust creative elements to best engage your target market and identify new audience demographics. Michelle thrives on staying current with marketing techniques and enjoys researching new and innovative methods.

Suzanne Oepkes
Suzanne Oepkes
Office Manager

Suzanne’s multi-faceted role includes managing day-to-day operations and communicating with all departments.

Dustin Refvik
Dustin Refvik
App/Web Development Lead

Dustin is well-known in the startup community and has been in the tech space for many years. With vast experience project managing and launching several successful SAAS, mobile app and web apps, he brings to the team fresh insights and capabilities.