Full-Service Marketing Agency
For Small/Medium Businesses and Non-Profits.
Rosewood is a full service digital marketing agency specializing in Web Design, SEO, PPC Ads, Brand Messaging, Social Media Management and so much more. We work with a variety of small-medium businesses and nonprofits within Toronto & the GTA, and have expanded our reach to clients of all shapes and sizes in Canada, the USA, the UK, Europe and Australia.
From entrepreneurs to multi-million dollar corporations, our mission is to provide tailored online marketing strategies that reflect your business goals. Everything you need, nothing you don’t. We pride ourselves on honesty and transparency, translating technical concepts into terms business owners can understand and appreciate.
Rosewood’s goal is to make business owner’s dreams come true by acting as a marketing partner dedicated to their success.
Rosewood provides professional solutions for:
- Web Design & Development
- Graphic Design
- Branding (Visuals & Messaging)
- Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
- Google Ads & Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
- Social Media Marketing (Facebook/Instagram Ads)
- Management & Growth/Community Engagement
- Content Creation, Proof Reading & Editing
- Online Strategies Consulting
- Blog & Newsletter Publications
- Training & Consulting for Internal Teams
If you are looking for a team to help guide your business to reach more people and build your online presence, you’ve come to the right place. Rosewood is dedicated to you and your business, helping you extend your reach so more people can benefit from your services.
To support geographically bound (brick & mortar) businesses and nonprofits by providing authentic marketing solutions that transform data into results.
To amplify awareness and success of local businesses/organizations that have positive impacts on their communities.
We believe that authentic marketing is the best marketing. If you have a valuable product/service that improves the overall quality of your community, we want to help you amplify your message and get the word out.
Founder & CEO
Digital Marketing Strategist
Deanna founded Rosewood in 2015 to help small businesses access marketing solutions that were previously only accessibly to larger companies.
In the last year, Rosewood has grown to help a mix of over 150 entrepreneurs, small-medium businesses across North America. To continue expanding our reach, Deanna has grown Rosewood to include 3 Division Directors and over 10 team members with specialized services.
We are continuing to grow our team. If you believe you would be a good fit, please reach out to Deanna directly.
Deanna Simone comes from a family of entrepreneurs and she has seen the struggles that small business owners face on a daily basis. Her goal is to provide peace of mind for at least one item on their plate: online marketing. What truly makes her valuable is her ability to understand the technology behind online marketing and translate it into terms business owners can understand and apply.
Deanna is a graduate of the University of Toronto with an Honors BA in Linguistics & French. She has enjoyed work experience within industries such as promotional marketing, sales, account and operations management, dispatch and Managed I.T. Services. Deanna has been doing promotional marketing and graphic design for over 12 years and creating websites since 2012. Her vast experience has come together to create a perfect storm of expertise in the marketing and technical sides to online marketing for small businesses.
Director of Digital Media
Digital Media Expert, Photographer & Videographer
Georgina (Georgie) Swan, is our Director of Digital Media and over-sees all our digital, social media and content production. She handles everything from ensuring a complete customer experience to content creation and distribution.
Australian born and bred, Georgina has a passion for all things media production and creative content.
Born into the world of Television production, Georgina grew through the ranks within her family’s Media Production company from a young age, increasing her skill set along the way. She then worked her way through University as a Model and TV presenter, graduating with a dual degree in Journalism and Digital Media.
Georgina pursued her passion for journalism working for 7NEWS in Brisbane, Australia. It wasn’t long until she traded the newsroom for the race track, where she was the PR & Media Manager for Red Bull Racing Australia.
Throughout the years, Georgina continued to relate all her experiences back to Television Producing, finding particular strengths in content creation and talent management. She continued a strong relationship with her modeling agency, in which she then spent several months as a Talent Agent before her move to Canada.
She hit the ground running in Canada as the Senior Account Manager and General Manager for an award-winning North-America-wide event staffing and marketing agency.
Now part of our team, Georgina brings a broad skill set to the table. From public relations, video shooting, photography, video editing, social media management, copywriting and more. Contact us today to see how you can have Georgina moving mountains for your business!
Director of Web Development
Website Designer & Developer
Dasha Frumovitch is a Web Designer and Developer, creative writer, digital marketing consultant and Harry Potter geek.
Before starting her career in web design and development Dasha spent 10 years working as a pastry chef in hotels such as Fairmont, Marriott, and Delta working alongside some of Canada’s top chefs.
Having felt it was time to take her career in a new direction, Dasha combined her skills in design and project management acquired in the hospitality industry and pursued the tech world. In 2019 she graduated with Honours from Seneca’s Webmaster Content Site Design and Development Program and began her career as a Web Designer.
Dasha is excited to help bring your website vision to life. She is passionate about finding the balance between engaging and logical delivery of information that makes the user experience captivating and intuitive.
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Dasha has spent her life delving into different creative spectrums.
Dasha has a passion for all things technology and design.
Completed a Full Stack Development Bootcamp.
Dasha also volunteers her time as a digital marketing consultant for Tech Teahouse a community whose goal is to champion greater accessibility and diversity across the tech industry.
She is a Harry Potter geek that not so secretly enjoys reading fan fiction, and has a twitter account solely for writing creative tidbits.
During her free time, she hikes with her 90lb fur baby, reads, and paints with acrylics with her mother – Bob Ross for the win ladies and gents.
Dasha enjoys the logic of assembling puzzle pieces of content into cohesive and innovative designs.
Branding, Service Design, Operations & More
Hollie brings over 25 years experience in Sales and Marketing and business efficiency modeling. She has an extremely diligent eye and ensures all projects are delivered at the highest quality by utilizing the best process. She prides herself on going above and beyond for clients.
Brand Service Designer
Branding, User Experience & Graphic Design
Jean (they/them) have helped hundreds of startups, organizations and companies with their brand and web strategies. Their ability to brainstorm with our clients and comprehend their vision is undeniable. Participating in 2SLGBTQQIA+ organizations and communities, they use their knowledge in strategies and new technologies to benefit all organizations that they work with.
PPC Advertising Division
PPC Ads & Digital Advertising Growth Specialist
Alex applies a decade of pay-per-click advertising to the clients of Rosewood. Alex helps small businesses and entrepreneurs reach new people through paid advertising in order to scale their business sustainably. He has worked with every type of industry and ad budget. From a couple of hundred dollars per month to millions per year in ad spend. He applies similar strategies to multi-million dollar accounts and smaller businesses, scaling revenues from 3-5x from Facebook and Google Ads alone.
Passionate about data and performance, he keeps up to date with the newest trends in digital advertising, ensuring that any clientele of Rosewood is ahead of the curve when it comes to digital advertising. When he’s not looking at dashboards of data, you can find him producing music in his studio and being a dog dad to two little munchkins.
Paige Peterson is Rosewood’s Account Coordinator. She manages a variety of our clients’ social media accounts and email marketing. She’s also our planner extraordinaire and keeps the law and order, and the deadlines, around here. You’ll also see her as a major contributor on the blog.
Having worked in marketing agencies and ecommerce fashion brands, Paige brings a diverse set of experience and skills to her career in marketing and PR. She completed a BA in Greek and Roman Studies and Anthropology at the University of Victoria while also working at museums and for the university’s alumni association. During her undergraduate years, she also participated in two archaeological digs in Sicily and Spain. She then continued her studies and moved to Toronto to complete her Master of Arts in Fashion at Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson). Her research focused on community building among Type-1 diabetics and the creation of shared identity through fashion and brands. Since graduating, she’s moved back to West Coast and applied her research skills and industry expertise to help small businesses build engaging content for growing their communities and following.
When she’s not creating content or administrating, Paige is browsing social media and reading voraciously: books, magazines, articles, blogs, the shampoo bottle. When she needs a break, she’s out walking her five-pound chihuahua rescued from Texas along with any other rescues she’s fostering.
Junior Web Developer
Beth originally interned with Rosewood in Spring 2022. After graduating from Humber College’s Media Communications program, she joins Rosewood as a Graphic Designer. She is passionate about design and eager to continue learning and growing with us.
Nick works closely under Dasha to make our clients’ website dreams come true!
Nick has over six years of experience in financial services and has held previous positions ranging from Financial Advisor to Commercial Account Manager at major Canadian banks.
Building on this experience, he has pivoted his career to web development where he builds customized websites or web applications that meet his client’s unique demands or requirements. He is currently studying software development at Mohawk College and also has a business degree from McMaster University. Outside of work Nick has a passion for riding bikes and running.
Website & Social Media Brand Photography
Rhonda has had a passion for photography since she was a child.
Over the years she’s challenged herself to grow with a changing world while still working in a field that she loves.
After starting off photographing all things “family,” (portraits, weddings, children) with casual lifestyle photos, she realized that with the advent and popularity of social media, entrepreneurs needed branding , website, and social media photos.
Hence Catch the Brand Photography was born. Authentic photography that captures the heart and dynamic spirit of her clients, their business, and their personal brand.
She looks forward to working with you and helping to capture real images that represent you!
After spending a working year in France, Rhonda came back to Canada to study at, and graduate from the University of Western Ontario with an Honors Degree in both English and French.
She spent 8 years working in a Sales capacity at Scott Paper Limited before embarking on an entrepreneurial career.
A rewarding decade long adventure with Creative Memories allowed Rhonda to help 1000’s of women preserve their photos and memories so that they could be enjoyed by their families for years to come.
This naturally took Rhonda into the world of professional photography.
Videographer, Filmmaker & Drone Operator
Matt has always had a very strong passion for video production and bringing video projects to life. He loves working on all different types of projects within different industries.
Matt’s favourite part about working with clients is listening to their needs and desired outcomes to create compelling content that highlights and amplifies the marketing of the client’s business, brand, product or service.
When working with Matt you can always count on him showing up with top of the line gear including a full suite of microphones, lights and filters, lenses, drones and, of course, video cameras. He edits on final cut pro and has access to cleared licensed music, sound effects and stock footage to create a fully finished professional video for your project.
When Matt is not filming & editing, he can be found fulfilling his passion for tennis, golf, the gym, hockey & ball hockey, being outdoors as well as cooking.
Matt’s list of equipment includes:
- Sony fx3 cine camera (4K)
- Canon R6 (4K)
- Canon 90D (4K)
- Sigma 24-70mm lens
- Sigma 17-55mm lens
- Canon 70-200mm lens
- Canon 50mm lens
- Laowa 12mm wide lens
- Laowa 100mm macro lens
- DJI Mavic Air 2S drone
- DJI Mavic Mini drone
- DJI Ronin-S gimbal
- DJI RS2 gimbal
- Tilta ring grip pro
- 2 Rode wireless go lavalier microphones
- Rode pro mic
- Manfrotto tripods
- Tilta focus wheel
- Heavy duty c-stands
- Godox sl60w lights
- 3 pro LED lights
- Lighting diffusion
- Green screen
- Small Rig v-mount battery
- Small Rig lens hood
- 4K display monitors
- Kondor Blue cords
- Zoom H4N audio recorder
- Tiffen ND filters
- Tiffen Polarizers
IN MEMORY: Ananta Tandon
Account Manager (Social Media Coordinator & Content Creator)
Ananta was our in-house Social Media Coordinator and Content Creator, and she handled everything from social media, website management, content writing, blogs, email marketing campaigns, and more.
Sadly, Ananta passed away after a motor vehicle accident in August of 2019. We will miss her forever and she will always be a part of our Rosewood family.
She is a recent graduate from the University of Waterloo’s Communications and Business program, with specializations in cross-cultural communication and digital media. She minored in Fine Arts Studio; as well as completed two certifications – one in Global Experience and the other in Spanish Language. She is also a certified ESL Teacher, as she finished her Certification in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) from the University of Toronto in 2018. Not to mention – she is fluent in a total of 4 languages!
During her studies, she completed 5 co-op internships – each of which have helped shape her into the well-rounded communications professional she is today. She has experience working across a plethora of different sectors including – education, non-profit, banking, corporate communications, and public relations.
A true philanthropist at heart, she has always held a strong passion for making a meaningful difference while utilizing her skills, wherever she can. What motivates her the most about working with Rosewood is our holistic approach to online marketing which helps businesses reach their goals with proven results, and the opportunity to connect with inspiring entrepreneurs in her community.
In her spare time, Ananta enjoys painting, cooking, traveling, photography, and binge-watching Netflix documentaries.