At TPH, we know that great people are at the heart of a successful business! We have a team of outstanding individuals that truly help our company shine. To let you know a little bit more about these fantastic folks, we’ve asked them to answer a few hard hitting questions. When they’re not busy at the office, you’ll find them out and about connecting with customers and delivering smiles. Meet our Business Development team!
Montgomery Sved, Senior Business Development Specialist
Monty has been with TPH for over four years. He’s passionate about helping customers and determined to connect them with the right solutions to boost their brand’s success. Loves style, design, rock climbing, playing with his baby, and trying new restaurants.
If I were a print product, I would be: A 3D printed artificial limb, custom made for a child in need.
My favorite quote is: “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” – Henry Ford
On the weekend, you’ll find me: Strolling on Queen West with my wife and baby daughter, taking in the latest in fashion, and sipping some local Toronto based coffee.
My go-to snack: Raisin Bran cereal.
What’s in my coffee: Hot skim milk and raw sugar.
Valeryia Zaitsava, Business Development Specialist
Val has been with The Printing House for two and a half years, showing clients how to stand out in a crowded marketplace. You can spot her zooming around town on her mint green bike, when she’s not closing deals.
If I were a print product, I would be: An independent zine.
My favourite quote is: “The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” – George Bernard Shaw
On the weekend, you’ll find me: Disco dancing at The Piston.
My go-to snack: TACOS.
What’s in my coffee: Milk and honey.
Jonathan Bravo, Business Development Associate
Jonathan recently joined The Printing House with a background in copy and print sales. In his downtime, he enjoys spending time with his two kids outdoors, if weather permits.
If I were a print product, I would be: A trifold brochure.
My favourite quote is: “If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.” – Bruce Lee
On the weekend, you’ll find me: At kid’s birthday parties, outdoor events and at play dates.
My go-to snack: Fruits and the occasional carrot cake.
What’s in my coffee: Tim’s Medium Dark Roast, two milk and 1.5 sugar.
Greg Down, Senior Business Development Specialist
Greg spent his post graduate years building stone walls in the landscape construction industry, before transitioning over to business development in a couple different fields, and finally joining The Printing House four years ago. He now dreams up creative graphic solutions instead of blueprints.
If I were a print product, I would be: A perfect bound book – classic and sharp!
My favourite quote is: “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything” – Mark Twain
On the weekend, you’ll find me: Trying to be as productive as possible whilst planning my day around watching the premier league.
My go-to snack: Almonds are tough to beat!
What’s in my coffee: A little milk. In a big cup.
Shannon Coleman, Business Development Specialist
Shannon is new to The Printing House, but has been in the advertising world for a long time! She enjoys the creativity of helping clients and providing solutions.
If I were a print product, I would be: A glossy magazine – shiny and cool to read!
My favourite quote is: Anything by Rumi, as I find him inspiring.
On the weekend, you’ll find me: With my horse and riding in horse shows.
My go-to snack: English cheese on Carr crackers.
What’s in my coffee: Double double.
Gianni Dente, Business Development Specialist
Gianni has worked in the graphics, printing and publishing industry since 1996. His passions include craft beer, fine wine, good food and spending time with family and friends.
If I were a print product, I would be: A banner.
My favourite quote is: “In the beginning of a change the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot.” – Patrick Henry
On the weekend, you’ll find me: Checking out a craft brewery.
My go-to snack: Mixed nuts.
What’s in my coffee: Cream, no sugar.
Rebecca Stewart, Business Development Associate
Rebecca started her time at The Printing House as in intern in May of 2015 and has since transitioned into her full-time role. Wherever you find her, she’s sure to have a smile on her face and an excited attitude. Her extensive background in cheerleading helps keep the BD team amped up!
If I were a print product, I would be: A pink, sparkly sheet of paper!
My favourite quote is: “Don’t let anyone dull your sparkle.”
On the weekend, you’ll find me: In my kitchen baking up a storm, or trying one of the many bars on Queen St.
My go-to snack: Anything with Sriracha.
What’s in my coffee: Avid tea-drinker… loose leaf please!