Rosewood Inc.

Full-Service Marketing Agency
For Small/Medium Businesses and Non-Profits.

Rosewood Inc. is a full-service digital marketing agency for small-medium sized businesses and non-profits. Since 2015, Rosewood has helped over 250 business across North America, Europe and Australia, with a special focus on Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, New York and Glasgow.

Rosewood’s founder, Deanna Simone, was raised by an entrepreneurial family and chose this niche because she wanted to support small business professionals. “Our focus will always be supporting local small businesses. Small businesses often don’t have the same access to online marketing resources that larger companies do, and we know small businesses can make such a difference in their communities. Our passion is supporting businesses that encourage healthy people with healthy minds and bodies to create healthy communities”​, Deanna says.

As a result of many year’s experience in promotional marketing, retail management, account management, project management, operations management, IT, branding and web design, Deanna can translate technical aspects into terms business owners can understand and apply.

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.

Deanna Simone

Founder & CEO
Strategic Marketing, Brand Messaging, Web Design & SEO

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.

Georgie Swan

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!

Dasha Frumovitch

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.

This year she further expanded her skills by completing 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.

Alex Lopez

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.

Rhonda McNeill

Brand Photographer
Website & Social Media 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.

Victoria Spiridoulias

Virtual Admin & Social Media Account Manager

Victoria Spiridoulias is Rosewood’s Virtual Admin & Social Media Account Manager. She has 10 years in customer service and a passion for working with others. In April of 2020, Victoria graduated with a Diploma in International Business and decided to combine her passion and knowledge and start her post graduate career as a Virtual Admin.

Victoria grew up with both of her parents being business owners. Her dad had owned restaurants and a contracting business, while her mother ran a hair salon. She knew from a young age what owning a business entails. Now that she is a VA, she gets to help business owners grow their business.

Nick Whitfield

Web Designer

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.

Matt Milliere

Videographer

Over the past seven years Matt has been devoted to creating video content for all types of clients. No matter the project, Matt brings an innovative and creative approach to the world of video production.

Matt works closely with Georgie & clients to ensure they get the best results from the video content they collaborate on. He puts a great deal of focus on how the client’s video will be used to effectively market their company, product or service.

On the technical side, Matt ensures lighting, audio and footage is of the highest quality. He ensures the client gets the most out of their experience during the filming process. He will diligently pre-plan video projects with the client and always ensure they are satisfied with the final product.

Outside of work, Matt has a great passion for Hockey, Ball Hockey, Golf, Tennis, Paddle boarding, and loves any new adventure that comes his way.

IN MEMORY: Ananta Tandon

Account Manager (Social Media Coordinator & Content Creator)

About Ananta

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.