The People Who Make It All Possible

The BBK Network was started by a group of people with big hearts. Along the way, we found more people with big hearts.

Leadership Team

Theresa is a graduate of the Schulich School of Business, York University, with a specialization in International Management.

Theresa Lukjaniec
Director of Communications

Monica has a degree in Business from the University of Calgary and currently resides in Vancouver, BC.

Monica Nordman
Director of Programming & Curriculum

Leah Coss has owned numerous businesses in manufacturing & finance and been a Franchise Development Consultant for over 9 years.

Leah Coss
Founder/CEO

Obsessed with all things digital, Ayo is a media deep-diver that loves to get into what makes content work.

Ayo Supangco
Social Media Coordinator

A recent graduate from the University of British Columbia, Rebecca holds a Bachelor's degree in Anthropology.

Rebecca Patterson
Customer Experience Director

Operations & Programming

Sinan has an MFA in Creative Writing at UBC with a focus on film, TV, and video games.

Sinan Uluc
Content Writer

Raphael is a recent Arts graduate from the University of British Columbia, majoring in International Relations.

Raphael Cardenas
Storyboard Writer

Ashima is a creative artist, who enjoys anything related to animation. Her creative range is very wide.

Ashima Gurung
Storyboard Artist and Animator

Ed Walwail is a passionate media creator, from the Middle East, who immigrated to Canada in recent years.

Ed Walwail
Media, illustration and animation

Tassia is from Vancouver, British Columbia. For as long as she can remember, she's had a passion for everything art and photography.

Tassia Konrat
Graphic Designer and Illustrator

Ana is passionate about empowering today's youth to become tomorrow's leaders! She has a background in International Law and Psychology.

Ana Tiruta
Youth Educator & Curriculum Developer

Bam is a graphic designer who is also passionate about advertising and UX/UI design.

Bam Yingchoncharoen
Graphic Designer

Nicole is a recent graduate of the Graphic Communications Program at NAIT in Edmonton, AB. She is currently working as a freelance artist.

Nicole Dela Merced
Illustrator and Graphic Designer

Caroline lives in Langley, B.C. Her passion is coaching, development, and providing opportunities for growth.

Caroline Laycock
Online Curriculum Developer

Braedon is studying English literature and creative writing in Vancouver, BC, and lives for anything and everything to do with storytelling.

Braedon Lowey
Curriculum Writer

Ivy is a recent graduate who is ready to design! She feels proud being able to spread meaningful information through designs.

Ivy Wang
Graphic and User Experience Designer

Vika is a graphic designer, a problem solver, and a lifelong learner. She loves designing & is excited to apply her skills in BBK Network. 

Vika Zheng
Graphic Designer

Marielle is a Creative Writing graduate from Langara College who also holds a Bachelor's in Communication Arts in UST-Philippines.

Marielle Valmores
Writer/Researcher

Ray is an experienced digital solution expert with over 5 years of experience leading digital product projects.

Ray Jiao
Digital Product Manager

Victoria has a passion for illustration and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Animal Biology with a minor in Neuroscience.

Victoria Forster
Character Designer/Illustrator

Stephanie is a self-taught character and concept artist residing in Vancouver, Canada, who started drawing portraits in her youth.

Stephanie Moscone
Digital Illustrator

Marketing & Community

Favio is currently specializing in Digital Marketing after completing a BA in Music and Business.

Favio Velarde
Social Media Video Editor

Mel is an aspiring video editor who is always willing to take on a new challenge and expand his experiences.

Mel Fresnel
Video Editor

Rome is a Graphic/Digital Designer from Queens, NY. He specializes in brand development, graphic illustrations, and apparel design.

Rome Yansen
Digital Designer

PoWei believes a good design is not only about the result. The process, references, and researches are all crucial to achieving the goals.

PoWei Lu
Graphic Designer and Illustrator

Asli currently attends university, majoring in Creative Writing and minoring in Psychology. She enjoys writing and giving life to stories.

Asli Sozen
Content Writer

Steve likes to write about the arts, technology, and a variety of other non-fiction topics. He loves music, and is energized by sunshine!

Steve Gagnon
Content Writer

A current Digital Marketing student in BCIT, Ghazaleh comes with 14 years of international experience in a wide variety of fields.

Ghazaleh Nekui
Digital Marketing Specialist

Jaquelin is an immigrant from Mexico who moved to Vancouver six years ago. She enjoys developing new skills and going out for hikes.

Jaquelin Najera Granados
Graphic Designer

Michelle is a passionate graphic designer with a focus on branding, business to business design, and social media design.

Michelle Mao
Graphic Designer

Sophia has 4+ years of experience in digital marketing with an understanding of social media, creating content, and customer engagement.

Sophia Pinto
Digital Marketing Manager

Shadi is a web developer based in Vancouver, she is a bachelor in computer software engineering and a certified web developer from BCIT.

Shadi Amighpey
Web Developer

Dana has always had the drive to create. This drive led her to obtain her diploma in Digital and Print Publishing.

Dana Cvitanovich
Graphic Designer

Garvit is a seeker, problem solver, learner, who's in love with the Internet but hate it too! He is a lifelong hodler.

Garvit Bafna
Digital Marketer

After facing the common student's struggle of figuring out what to do post-graduation, Hillary found her fondness for helping others.

Hillary Lee
Events and Fundraisers Coordinator

Mission Based Projects

Sahib is a recent graduate from the University of Fraser Valley with a Bachelor of Computer Information Systems degree.

Sahib Deep Singh
Game Development

Esther is a creative designer with skills in multimedia and UI/UX. She is passionate about delivering innovative design solutions for BBK.

Esther Lee
Graphic Designer

A designer with a passionate heart for making a difference, Evelyn is very excited to bring her passion to the BBK Network. 

Evelyn Tindjau
Graphic & Concept Designer

Evelyn specializes in both digital & physical product design. She has a background in Toy Design & UX design & a Master's in Ind. Design.

Evelyn You
Game/Graphic Designer

Christine is a recent graduate from Simon Fraser University who holds a Bachelors in Sociology with a minor in Legal Studies.

Christine Ortiz
Advocate for Change

Laura is originally from Ireland and has been living in Vancouver for two years now. She has a degree in Social Care Practice.

Laura Moore
Volunteer Advocate for Change

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Geeta assisted seniors living at care homes to connect with their loved ones over FaceTime and Skype.

Geeta Mudhar
Advocate for Change

Brian has been developing software for 3 years and enjoys developing games. He is excited to share his experience with BABK and BBK!

Brian Chaves
Game Developer

Deniz moved to Canada five years ago for UBC and fell in love with Marketing soon after. She loved the idea of wearing different hats.

Deniz Firat
Research & Business Strategy

Board of Directors

Joe Deobald is the Founder of Full Frame Marketing, Franchise owner of Code Ninjas, and the Entrepreneur in Residence at Left Technologies.

Joe Deobald
Board of Direcotr

Archana is an entrepreneurial leader who has steered many organizations to new levels of performance and business growth.

Archana Samtani Singhania
Operations & Strategy

Victoria Petriw is the VP of Operations at WiderFunnel, and Co-Founder of Port Moody & Co. She is an SFU grad in Human Geography.

Victoria Petriw
Board of Director

Braden comes to us from working as a Program Director & Project Manager for over 10 years at the YWCA, a large non profit association.

Braden Ricketts
Vice President

Leah Coss has owned numerous businesses in manufacturing & finance and been a Franchise Development Consultant for over 9 years.

Leah Coss
Founder/CEO

Victor joins Build a Biz Kids sharing in its vision to develop the skills and talent children will need for our connected future.

Victor Gelano
Director of Strategic Alliances