About Us

About ContentVIVA

We are a team of proven content marketers who formulate and execute your online growth

ContentVIVA was founded on a simple idea. A businesses with a great product only needs an equally great content marketing strategy to attract and grow its user base online. We are researchers, tinkerers, writers, marketers and testers. We love innovation and are always on the look out for the next big thing. We stay on the forefront of digital marketing so you don’t have to.

We cover all the bases for effective content marketing. A highly qualified team of researchers, writers, copy editors, graphic designers, marketers and SEOs. Hours and hours of painstaking research into your customer profile. A commitment to well researched non-fluff long-form content pieces. A compulsion towards readable formatting, engaging writing tone and imagery. A systematic process developed to make each piece of content a beacon to drive visitors and SEO benefit to your site.

Our Team

Ajay Paghdal

Ajay Paghdal

CEO + Owner

A seasoned entrepreneur and co-founder of a digital marketing agency Youth Noise, Ajay created ContentVIVA to focus on the needs of businesses who are looking to grow and needed a content strategy to get them there. When he’s not working, you can find him hanging out with his girlfriend, biking and planning his next tropical vacation.

Markelle Harden

Markelle Harden

Content Manager

Markelle leverages experience from her background in growing businesses and marketing to deliver results from content marketing. Her specialty lies in content strategy and creation for SEO, PR, and social media campaigns. She loves helping brands craft the perfect message to attract search engines and engage a target audience. She’s a big fan of using data to drive content marketing initiatives and improve conversion rates. When she’s not working, Markelle unplugs with her family for road trips and as many coastal experiences as she can.

Corinne Kerston

Corinne Kerston

Writer

Corinne earned her Bachelor’s degree in English, but didn’t start writing for a living until after a 6-year stint in the face-paced world of finance. Once she started writing and delving deeper into online business, she soon realized she loved learning all she could about digital marketing. When she’s not working, you can find her spending time with her husband and 2 children.

Ermina Veljacic

Ermina Veljacic

Content Promotion

While obtaining her degree in Integrated Marketing Communications, Ermina learned how to implement and integrate original content that increases user awareness and focuses on direct engagement via social media platforms and influencer outreach. She has assisted numerous companies and nonprofits in creating, expanding, and managing their digital presence.

Renee Obront

Renee Obront

Writer

Renée is a Brock University graduate with a degree in Business Communications. She works as a writer, and enjoys writing lifestyle-based articles with regards to natural health and wellness. She also has an interest in social media, upcoming trends in technology, and business development.

Robert Paulson

Robert Paulson

Designer

Robert is a designer and producer for video and written content. Robert’s interests in content and production began as an improvisational actor, talk show host, and writer for a web-based sketch comedy series–all of which he frequently served as a director. Robert utilizes Adobe Pro CC for all video editing projects. As an outdoorsman, Robert can be found enjoying the elements.

Brian Leguizamon

Brian Leguizamon

Writer

Brian has spent quite a bit of time in the eCommerce world, working with companies like Shopify and Gigster to craft high-value, actionable content and to get a better handle on the constantly changing digital marketing landscape. Brian also spends an unnatural amount of time searching for the perfect burger.

Michelle O'Regan

Michelle O'Regan

Podcast Coordinator

An experienced administrator Michelle is a bit of a jack of all trades and that's the way she likes it. After years in administrative roles she entered the world of teaching and translation before returning to what she knows best and is now focused on assisting with Podcast production. When she's not working, you can find her baking or hanging out with friends and family.