FOUNDER & CEO
With a Bachelor of Commerce and majors in accounting and marketing, Karim began his career in corporate banking; learning all he could about what makes a successful business. He immigrated from Alexandria, Egypt to Halifax in 2009 for a better life with more opportunities. In 2013, he put his knowledge and experience to work, starting his own business in video production and quickly growing it to a full-service marketing agency.
Karim is an innovator, a risk-taker, an achiever and a strong leader. He is constantly working to make his clients and colleagues more successful because he believes that his role goes far beyond marketing. Karim feels a commitment to level up Atlantic Canadian business as a whole.
Karim’s determination, drive, and ability and to see opportunity where others don’t earn him a great deal of respect and recognition in Halifax. In 2016 he was an RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant, and in 2020 he won Business Leader of the Year (Silver) in The Halifax Chamber of Commerce Business Awards.
Brenna brings a wealth of experience to the InTouch Communications team, boasting over a decade of expertise in Marketing, Communication, Public Relations, and Government Relations. Her journey began with a Bachelor's degree in Public Relations from Mount St. Vincent University, followed by the prestigious Project Management Designation (PMP) from the Project Management Institute. Currently, Brenna is pursuing her Masters in Leadership, a testament to her commitment to continuous growth and development.
With a dynamic background that spans government, immigration, professional agencies, and multinational corporations, Brenna possesses a diverse skill set that empowers our clients. Her profound knowledge enables businesses to flourish through creative branding strategies, navigate evolving landscapes with sound professional counsel, and chart a course for future growth.
Beyond her professional pursuits, Brenna finds solace in her garden, creates mouthwatering bread for Sunday gatherings, explores new culinary delights at local restaurants, and enjoys the company of her feline friend, Friday.
ADMIN & OPERATION ASSISTANT
Nathalie graduated from Mount Saint Vincent University with a degree in Business Administration. Her main studies were management and human resources. With 4 years of experience of administration in a variety of different sectors. She likes to run a smooth ship in the office and loves to help out her team whenever she can.
When she’s not in the office, you can find her grabbing a tasty bite in a local restaurant, or enjoying Halifax's live music with her friends.
SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER
With a bachelor's degree in sociology and an advanced diploma in public relations, Whitney is a natural caregiver, problem solver and loves helping others thrive.
Whitney’s diverse experience includes working in corporate communications, retail and the creative industry. She’s most passionate about writing and social media. She loves using her creative skills to help our clients run successful campaigns. Whitney’s goal after graduating was to find work that gets her excited to start her day, which she has found here at InTouch.
When she’s not in the office, you can find her rock climbing, biking, home decorating, or cozying up with a good read on the couch.
SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER
Vinita Kumar was born and raised in India's city of joy, Kolkata– and it reflects in her personality. Always bringing fresh new ideas to the table, she's passionate about creative problem-solving.
Her talents lay in both art and numbers, so Vinita pursued undergraduate programs simultaneously in Marketing and Visual Arts. After winning a scholarship, Vinita earned her MA in Graphic Design from the UK. Later, she worked as a graphic designer with clients in diverse industries worldwide.
In 2018, she moved to Canada to study business management at Cape Breton University and settled in Nova Scotia to contribute to the creative industry.
Through her diverse background, experience with international clients and extensive leadership experiences, she developed a unique skill set. She enjoys cooking, learning new languages, and drawing.
SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER
Jesse has a Bachelor of Public Relations and a minor in cultural studies from Mount Saint Vincent University. Prior to joining the team at InTouch, Jesse gained experience in copywriting, business development, and event planning through a variety of positions. Her ability to embrace new challenges and adapt to different industries allows her to approach any task with a sunshine attitude.
Jesse is a passionate person with a flair for content creation and writing. She is intent on connecting people to brands through shared interests, collaborations, and strong messaging. She loves learning new languages, and is fluent in English and French, and has plans to add Spanish to her list of languages soon.
When Jesse is out of the office, she enjoys making art, thrifting, spending time with loved ones, and keeping up with current news events.
Ashley has a BBA degree with a Major in Marketing from Acadia University. Her interest for marketing cultivated in her program led her on a path to gain further experience in work involved with digital marketing, branding, marketing research, content creation and event planning - making her a jack of all trades!
Ashley adores working with her team and with clients from all industries. She is passionate about taking her client’s marketing visions and dreams and making them into a reality!
When she’s not at work, she enjoys a variety of activities including reading, volleyball, hiking, biking, and playing with dogs!
Hind was born and raised in London, Ontario. She is an accomplished entrepreneur who built a name for herself after moving to Nova Scotia 25 years ago, when she and her husband Mike opened Atlantic Canada's very first internet cafe. They quickly grew the business to seven locations across Nova Scotia, eventually selling the business and all locations to pursue new opportunities. Hind discovered a passion for events and became the creative director of events for the Atlantic Convenience Expo trade show. In 2019, she was sought out by InTouch for her expertise in business development, event planning and retail marketing. Hind is responsible for identifying and developing new business opportunities and contributing her expertise to the areas of retail, food and beverage and events.
Hind is a true connector - connecting people, businesses, ideas and opportunities. Her creativity and business acumen has helped fuel success for our clients, large and small.
Jason is a certified graphic designer with more than ten years of experience working for a number of companies and individuals across Canada, both onsite and remotely. Jason has worked on projects from local business clients to large corporations such as IBM, Comcast and Burger King, with multiple budgets and various timelines.
When the InTouch team began working with Jason in 2017, it was quickly apparent that he had some of the most effective time-management skills a creative could have. He is efficient at all levels - from grasping the client’s objectives to completing the work. His work often receives approval on the first draft; his ability to translate someone’s vision onto paper so well leaves us wondering if he can read minds. Jason excels in website design and in creating new campaigns for clients. He is able to take a brand and showcase it in new ways, and is always up for a challenge.