Being an agency vet herself, Emily founded Ptak + Co to help businesses foster more meaningful relationships within their communities and create new ones. Her years of perfecting social media marketing has taught her that it’s not about shouting from the rooftops, but it’s about creating a strategic foundation to generate long-lasting impact and legacy.
Emily is a Toronto-born writer and marketing expert based in Calgary since 2013. After graduating cum laude with an Honours B.A. in English from the University of Ottawa, she put her writing talents to the test in the marketing and advertising world. Her impact can be seen in outdoor and lifestyle brands, residential and commercial real estate, arts and entertainment, podcasting, education and more.
She has had the pleasure of writing extensive copy for artists including: Elton John, Ted Nugent, Billy Talent, George Michael, and James Taylor. Her work has been used for brands like Go RVing Canada, University of Lethbridge, Pepsi, Healthy Choice, VH Sauces, Chef Boyardee, Mike’s Hard Lemonade, and Snack Pack.
Emily has been a life-long activist focused on gender equality and anti-racism work. Her latest partnership with her friend, Chido Mbavarira, led to the birth of AmpliNow, a curated list of events in Calgary taking place during Black History Month.
Emily Ptak, Ptak + Co
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