Your Success Is Our Success
GallantMEDIA is a full time, dedicated team of web, graphic and advertising designers, marketing professionals and social media experts. We don't have full time or part time jobs outside of our profession. We don't just work Monday to Friday, 9 to 5. We eat, sleep, and breathe this stuff.
Who We Are
This is all we do. What does this mean for you? It means that we're accessible when you need us. It means that we understand the importance of client satisfaction. It means that we work overtime to meet deadlines. It means that we respond to emails and phone calls within hours... not days or weeks. At GallantMEDIA, we’re committed to you, the client. We’re here to help you build your dreams and encourage you to discover what the internet has to offer.
We understand that as a business professional your time is important to you, that's why we strive to not only provide you with a quality product, but to have it ready for you in a timely fashion. Is your current web designer a 'weekend warrior'? Contact us right now and see how long it takes us to get back to you... we dare you!
Shawn: The Big CheeseStarting GallantMEDIA in 2004, Shawn has over 12 years of experience in graphic design, corporate branding, website development, business management and social media... with another 10 years of experience in customer service, retail and corporate management. Active within the community, Shawn is past president of the Pembroke Kinsmen Club, past board member of the Pembroke Business Improvement Area, initial member of the Buy Local in Renfrew County campaign, past vice-president of Business Networking International (Pembroke chapter), past board member of the West Champlain Healthy Community Centre and current board member of the Child Poverty Action Network (CPAN). He also supports many local non-profit organizations such as the Canadian Cancer Society and The Grind Youth Group. "I am both humbled and grateful for all of the amazing clients that I've been able to work with over the years and look forward to working with you on YOUR project."
Tara: The Graphic Designer"Designing life in print" has been a motto of hers for as long as she can remember. Since graduating from Loyalist College’s Advertising Program in 1990, the majority of her working career has been spent in the print media industry. Over the past 25 plus years Tara has worked as a freelance graphic designer, Typesetter/Ad builder for a local newspaper, Prepress Supervisor/Graphic Designer for a commercial printer, back to community newspapers and finally to GallantMEDIA, where she continues to take immense pride in creating unique and original designs for our clients. She enjoys listening to music, reading, photography, tiny trucks, bonfires, beautiful sunsets, spending time with her two adult sons, all with the company of the love of her life. Tara's smiling face will also greet you when you visit the office, as she manages our reception desk.
Rudy: The Web DeveloperA small town country boy from the Ottawa Valley, Rudy graduated from the Graphic Design program at Algonquin College in Ottawa, Ontario. While there he fell in love with finding new, creative ways to brand a company's personality. Rudy is an accomplished graphic and web designer and we're excited to have him on board. When he's not spending creative time behind a computer he enjoys spending time with his family.
Brett: The PhotographerBrett is an enthusiastic, creative young woman with a passion for photography. She first picked up a camera at the age of 13, taking photos of everything around her. Growing up on the beautifully scenic Cape Breton Island gave her the perfect backdrop to foster her artistic mind. Brett has been working professionally as a photographer for 4 years and is loving every minute of it. When she doesn't have a camera in her hand, she also enjoys yoga and spending time with her fiance and their fur babies. Brett looks forward to capturing the moments you will cherish for a lifetime. Brett heads up our photography division, Studio 1Eighty Photography. Find out more at www.studio1eighty.ca
Nicole: The Sales & Marketing GuruNicole is an avid artist from the city of Mississauga who found joy in the world of design. Graduating from the Graphic Communications Management program at Ryerson University, Nicole found her passion for marketing and all things print media. When she’s not using her creative brain, Nicole likes to explore the many wonders Ontario has to offer. Aside form painting she likes photography, music, and playing recreational sports.
Our AffiliatesGallantMEDIA also owns the following companies...
MiniBoards: Targeted Print Advertising
Hyper target your audience by age, location, gender or lifestyle!learn more
TheOttawaValley.com Community Portal
Links, news, business directory, event calendar & much more.learn more
Soapbox Creative Custom Products
Custom apparel and promotional products for your business.learn more
DJ/MC & Photobooth services for your wedding, corporate or special event.learn more
SHOWCASE: Home & Consumer Show
Over 180 vendors & 10,000 visitors! You don't want to miss it!learn more
Music and special event blog, artist & marketing platform. #WeLoveLivelearn more
January: Studio 1Eighty Photography is now open for business, providing professional photo services for your wedding, corporate or special event! Also specializing in maternity, newborn, family and mini sessions... in-studio or on-location. Visit www.studio1eighty.ca
August: Maximum EVENTertainment expands to offer wedding, corporate and special event photography and videography. Maximum EVENTertainment is the only one-stop event entertainment solution in the Upper Ottawa Valley. Find out more at www.maximumeventertainment.com.
March: GallantMEDIA office expands to include 176 MacKay Street. Looking for office space? Contact us.
February: GallantMEDIA acquires SHOWCASE in Petawawa, the Ottawa Valley's largest home, leisure and consumer show! Visit www.showcaseinpetawawa.ca
January: Maximum EVENTertainment is now open for business, providing DJ and Emcee services for your wedding, corporate or special event! Visit www.maximumeventertainment.com
December: Soapbox Creative is now open for business, providing a full range of promotional products and custom apparel, including tees, hoodies, cups, mugs, pens and more! Visit www.soapboxpromos.com
June: Our new office is open at 180 MacKay Street in Pembroke!
We're celebrating 10 years in business! A big thanks to all of our clients, near and far! We wouldn't be here without you.
GallantMEDIA creates the Pembroke Virtual Office, the first, and only of its kind in The Ottawa Valley, is perfect for home based business owners, traveling professionals, counselors and busy office or retail businesses that need a quiet place to meet clients, sales people, suppliers etc.
GallantMEDIA opens the Pembroke Business Centre in downtown Pembroke. A 5,000 square foot business development centre, our tenants provide a full range of marketing and commercial services.
The local town of Combermere Ontario is ravaged by a class F2 tornado resulting in extensive damage. GallantMEDIA, with the help and donations of many local businesses, produced the Combermere Benefit Concert, raising and donating over $6,000 to aid in clean up efforts.
GallantMEDIA is open for business!