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Who we are

Hi there. We’re Chester +Company, a Halifax-based brand
advertising agency. We’re strategy driven, creatively led.

What makes us different? We’re East Coast passionate.
And in true East Coast spirit, collaborative by nature.

Our goal is simple: make your brand succeed. By every measure,
in every medium, through the power of big ideas.

What we do

As an East Coast ad agency, we understand the people in this region and the brands that live here.

Technology's forcing brands to rethink the way they communicate with consumers and we’re here with integrated solutions. From outdoor to Search Engine Optimization to print, social media, video, ambient and beyond.

We’re passionate about our clients’ business and it shows in our attention to detail. More than anything, we really believe in what we do.


What we believe:

  1. Great creative is impossible without great strategy.
  2. Think like a brainiac. Execute like a geek.
  3. People choose emotionally so tell a terrific story.
  4. “Big ideas” build brands and businesses.

Meet the team



CHESTER GOLUCH

President


Chester has over 30 years of brand leadership experience. Creative and strategic experience gained from working at the leading agencies in the advertising universe: Ogilvy, Leo and MacLaren McCann. His award-winning campaign portfolio includes campaigns for the world's most iconic brands: Shell, Chevrolet, American Express, Glad, Kellogg's, P&G as well as local brands like NS Tourism, Keith's, Eastlink, Sobeys, Saint Mary's and O'Regan's. Incredibly passionate, Chester's forever belief is that you can't bore consumers into buying your product.

TYLER MACLEOD

Director of Client Services


A native Nova Scotian, Tyler has a BComm from Saint Mary's and MComm from Macquarrie University in Australia. Tyler has spent almost a decade in marketing but acts like someone with twice the expertise and experience. To Tyler, outcomes are exciting. However, it's the journey that's most rewarding: the process of thinking, strategizing, and collaborating with clients and agency teams. His brand experience includes Eastlink, NSLC, Destination Halifax, Saint Mary's and Heritage Gas, among others. His mission at the agency: to be indispensable to clients.

ANTHONY TAAFFE

Creative Director


A transplanted Australian, Anthony has been involved in advertising and design for over 20 years. Throughout his career, Anthony has created multi-media work for the telecommunications, tourism, beverage, automotive and packaged goods sectors. His creative work has won accolades at the Cannes Advertising Festival, the Marketing Awards in Canada and many other national and regional award shows. His strength lies in his ability to combine strategic brand thinking with a sharp conceptual edge.

SARAH ROBINSON

Director of Digital Services


Sarah is a seasoned digital pro with over 18 years of experience under her mouse. Her past experience ranges from developing the digital memorial for the Queen Mum in London to managing Yahoo! Europe’s internet programs in Germany, Spain and Italy. Now, Sarah’s back home, empowering people to embrace and succeed in the digital space. Sarah’s tags: #Business Analysis #Digital Marketing Strategy #Consulting #SEO #Open Source CMS #Hosting #Development #Training #Best Practices #Analytics #Measurement

ADAM STERLING

Account Coordinator

ALEX SUTHERLAND

Junior Developer

ASHLEY GREENE

Account Manager

CARLA MOSHER

Production Manager

CARRIE MCDONALD

Office Manager

DAEKYU CHA

Interactive Graphic Designer

ERIN TILLEY

Graphic Designer

MATT MACKAY

Graphic Designer

NICK GOLUCH

Social Media Community Mgr.

ROCIO UGARTE

Art Director

SAM BLANDFORD

Account Coordinator

SAM SHANNON

Account Coordinator

TEKLA NAGEL

Copywriter

Delight

Connect


1668 Barrington St. |  Suite 302 |  Halifax, NS B3J 2A2 
P (902) 446‑7410 |  F (902) 446‑3738
info@chesterco.ca | careers@chesterco.ca