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

Darrio Christian Dean is 27 years old and originally from beautiful Nassau, Bahamas. He is proud to hold the position of dad to

Darrio Dean
Content Strategist

Vivian is a university graduate, an entrepreneur and a growing social media content creator with a love for public speaking.

Vivian Abou faissal
PR Pitch Lead

Kortney Doutor is a Web Designer and Graphic/Web Design student. Her passion is to make a positive impact and help others feel more purpose

Kortney Doutor
Web Designer

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

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

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

Leah Coss
Founder/CEO

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

Rebecca Patterson
Customer Experience Director

Operations & Programming

Jorelle is a Canadian born Filipino from Vancouver. His dream is to be the show runner of his very own animated TV show.

Jorelle Almeda
Storyboard Artist

Dallin recently graduated from the University of British Columbia with a degree in History and an Asian Studies minor, with distinction.

Dallin Akune
Curriculum Developer & Program Facilitator

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mel Fresnel
Video Editor

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

Asli Sozen
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

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

Theresa Lukjaniec
Director of Communications

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

Sophia Pinto
Digital Marketing Manager

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

Elena loves all kinds of writing and storytelling, and she takes a particular interest in Psychology & Linguistics.

Elena Massing
Content Writer

Eve has always had a passion for writing. Her writing comes from the heart & she likes people to see the picture she paints with her words.

Eve Lackman
Creative Writer

David has a Bachelors degree in Accounting, a Masters in Supply Chain Management, and a Masters in Business Administration.

David Ladipo
Volunteer Impact Writer

Kagan is a recent graduate from Loyola Marymount University with a Bachelor's in Economics, pursuing a graduate degree in Art & Design.

Kagan Yurttas
Content Writer

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

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

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