Our Team

Julie Coward

Julie, with partner Ken, has overseen the growth and success of the agency since its inception in 1997. She has developed a wide range of skills working across diverse markets and brands on both a local and national level for consumer and B2B clients. More than a designer, Julie manages campaign development, rallying and supporting the Holy Cow team to bring out their best. Julie loves to help clients and her team explore and discover better and creative ways to grow businesses and brands in traditional print and digital space. With her trademark style and sense of humour Julie encourages a playful approach to design work; an approach that clients are drawn to.

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Ken Coward

Ken will be happy to tell you that it's not the size of the agency but the ideas that the environment nurtures that lead to success. An accomplished designer, innovative problem-solver and creative thinker, Ken is constantly looking for new and interesting ways to show our clients in the best light. He has an innate ability to get at the heart of a brand and figure out what matters to the brand’s audience. Ken’s creative vision guides our studio in pursuit of smart, human design. Clever headlines and pretty pictures are a given at Holy Cow, Ken likes to explore what comes after the expected.

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Erin Brocklebank

Erin is our strategic communications lead; instrumental in campaign development and communications planning, she works closely with clients to develop campaign ideas and executes them with precision. Erin perfectly manages the place where strategy and creativity meet. She has a BA in Political Science & English (UVic) and over 15 years of experience in communications and public relations roles at national non-profit and corporate clients.

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Rosemary Coss

After nearly 40 years in the marketing industry there aren’t many situations that Rosemary can’t handle. She’s been a copy chief and TV coordinator for a national retailer, creative services manager for a multinational agency, media director at the only fully accredited agency in Victoria and marketing manager for a national company. She has worked in the creative departments at TV stations, radio stations and advertising agencies. From production to design to print, Rosemary smoothes the way, problem solving, liaising and negotiating the best campaigns possible. By leveraging her industry connections, knowledge and experience, she gets the most impact from their budget.

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Deborah Rogers

Deborah is an experienced writer and editor having worked in both publishing and media industries. Her expertise in editing, journalism, creative writing, and marketing, combined with an administration and project management background, make her a great fit in her client services role. Managing projects like new website developments, client campaigns and event promotion, Deborah enjoys getting to know our clients; becoming the expert in their brand, anticipating their needs and helping them meet their targets. Deborah graduated with a BA (hons) focused in English Language and Literature from the University of the West of England, our clients value her writing and communications skills across all platforms.

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Erica Solberg

Part of the Holy Cow family since 2007, Erica’s expressive and meaningful approach to design make her a great asset to our team. You will see Erica’s love of colour and strong sense of style reflected in many of Holy Cow’s designs. Whether designing: a logo for a new business, a 200 page government report, or a website home page, Erica’s process is always thoughtful. She’s always on the lookout for new design and digital trends that can help our clients stay current and better reach their audience. Working as a graphic designer in Toronto with national food and retail brands like General Mills, Pillsbury, Cotton Ginny and Walmart Canada has helped Erica hone her design skills with an acute attention to detail.

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David Strand

David is Holy Cow’s BCIT certified Web Developer. With his knowledge and experience of website planning and layout, accessible design, responsive design and mobile development paired with coding skills in HTML5, CSS3, jQuery/Java Script, PHP and XML, David executes robust and strategic website development. Working with the Holy Cow design team he brings our client’s brands to life on the internet.

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Truman

Introducing (arguably) our best asset! You won’t find a more enthusiastic office greeter anywhere. (Lint rollers are provided for those who dare to wear black.)