Our Team

As a Brymark customer you are supported by a team of seasoned marketing, sales and operational professionals with a total of over 175+ years of practical, on-the-job experience. Extremely knowledgeable, with a lengthy list of industry expertise points, the Brymark team provides product knowledge, creative solutions, specialty sourcing, domestic and international logistics, manufacturing ins and outs, specialty rush services and more each and every day!

We have worked with a huge cross-section of clients; representing all areas of business type and size. We have supplied full creative concepts all the way down to a simple and competitive quote on something very specifically identified. We can get you the support and information you need quickly and efficiently. Catch up with some of our experts below and get a first-hand look into the DNA that drives Brymark higher and farther.

Just a few of Brymark’s dedicated team members. We are always committed to providing expert service and going above and beyond for our clients.

647-688-9776

1 877 649 1434

Brad@brymark.com

Brad Armeland

Managing Director (Brymark Toronto)

I’m Brad Armeland and could not be more excited to be heading up Brymark Promotions Toronto.

As a lifelong creative out-of-the-box thinker, I truly found my home in the Promotional Product Industry 16 years ago, finding the fast-paced, creative environment fits my personality like a glove. Using my deep knowledge of the industry, coupled with a passion for five star service, I ensure my clients are taken care of to the max.

Fun Facts:

During my studies at Western University, I discovered a love for public speaking which serves me well to this day, as does the work ethic developed at a young age through working in the family business since the age of ten.

He loves:

In my down time I enjoy off-roading, fast cars, boating and, of course, my beautiful family.

Gord Berezin

Senior Promotional Specialist

Hi, I’m Gord “The Bear” Berezin! I’ve been with Brymark for 15 years!

I was one of the “Originals” to open The Lone Star Café (currently The Lone Star Texas Grill) which was the busiest restaurant seat per sales in North America. We brought a unique quality product (Fajitas) and great service all wrapped up in a fun, upbeat atmosphere.

At Brymark I’ll bring to you quality products to promote your business, great service and together we will have fun doing it!

Fun Facts:

Gord won a National Championship with The Ottawa Sooners Football Club, had a tryout opportunity with The Dallas Cowboys (NFL), and attended Montreal Alouettes training camp (CFL).

He loves:

Football, working out and being a BBQ Grill Expert (cooks 300 times a year on one of his 4 Weber Grills).

613-769-4130

Gberezin@brymark.com

613-327-6336

Annette@brymark.com

Annette Casselman

BASI, Director of Business Development & Community Relations

National and International Award-Winning Promotional Product Advisor with a demonstrated history of exceptional event planning, incredible client satisfaction, and attention to detail. Whether your event is in person, or virtual, Annette will ensure it is a hit!

Favorite promotional products:

Carefully and thoughtfully selected to leave a lasting impression, provide measurable results, and generate WOW excitement for recipients

Fun Facts:

SUPER POWERS include: Tagline, Props, Theme, and Slogan Creation
Black Belt in: Gift Wrapping, Registration Bag Assembly, Logistics, Special Packaging, and Folding Wearables.

She loves:

Event Ring Mastery, Volunteering, Public Speaking, and Designing the perfect campaign to solve her clients’ challenges. (…as well as having all the coolest gadgets on the golf course!)

Adam Scott

Senior Promotional Specialist

Fun facts:

Born in Scotland. Raised in Canada. Played NCAA Div1 Soccer in New York. Backpacked Europe for 5 months after college spending only $5K including flights! Has an Airedale named Tommy.

He loves:

To travel, explore, and use promo products while camping!

613-302-5210

Adam@brymark.com

613-737-4556 x104

Jdeschenes@brymark.com

Julie Deschenes

Inside Sales Assistant

Hi, I’m Julie.

I am one of the newer members of the Brymark family.

Born and raised in the outskirts of Ottawa, I’ve always been a country girl at heart. I started off working a couple of retail jobs before settling in the office furniture industry, processing orders and assisting the sales team for over 12 years. I was then introduced into the world of promo in 2018.

Fun Facts:

I have an Alice in Wonderland collection that currently consists of about 35 items.

She loves:

Playing games with my nephews and nieces, challenging my sisters to trivia games, taking photos and creating photo gifts, and listening to my favorite rock music.

Pamela Holmes

Senior Promotion & Communication Consultant

I have 17 years of promotional expertise with a background in design and print.

Responsive, knowledgeable, and creative, I will guide your next project to deliver on time, as requested and within budget.

Contact me to set in motion your next promo or marketing print project. Let’s get started.

613-298-7434

Pholmes@brymark.com

613-402-4999

Jgencher@brymark.com

Justin Gencher

Sales Coordinator

Hi, I’m Justin Gencher.

I studied radio broadcasting in college and had an internship with one of Toronto’s top radio stations, which provided me with skills to understand how a company wants to promote their brand in today’s world.

He loves:

When I am off work, you can find me skateboarding, playing guitar, or watching movies…LOUD!

Sandeep Mehta

Senior Promotional Specialist

Hi There! I’m Sandy, self proclaimed promo specialist at Brymark Promotions.

Brymark has been my home for 8+ years, and before that I spent 20+ years in our family business of commercial printing. I will always work hard connecting my clients with the products that will fit their individual and unique requirements. Purchasing promotional items for your company is a big decision, and I am available 24/7 to work with you, to ensure we find the right fit at the right price.

He loves:

In the summer you will find me on the golf course, and in the winter, you will find me counting down the days until the frost melts off the greens.

613-850-3992

Smehta@brymark.com

613-665-5851

Ktracy@brymark.com

Kensel Tracy

Senior Promotional Specialist & Marketing Catalyst

Hi there, I’m Kensel Tracy and I am the Marketing Catalyst at Brymark.

I love working with clients and creating new programs and creative ways to use promotional products for online marketing, trade shows, special events, marketing programs, staff incentives and incentives to purchase. Need an idea or want to develop a strategy for engaging customers? I’m the guy.

Fun Facts:

Kensel was born in Toronto, has a post graduate degree in business and marketing from Leicester University and owned and operated his own advertising agency and marketing company. He also plays keyboards for a couple of local rock bands.

He loves:

Hockey, golf, music, gardening, and cooking.

Justin Luesby

Promotional Marketing Specialist

Fun Facts:

I am a huge Leafs fan (“Please don’t hold it against me!”)

He loves:

Playing golf, a good workout, & spending time at the cottage.

613-853-9109

Jluesby@brymark.com

Janice Gencher

Promotional and Social Media Specialist

Fun Facts:

Born in Montreal. Raised in Ottawa. I can speak 4 languages.

She loves:

To find the latest promo trends, travel, eat mocha cake, acting, fashion and music.