About Us

Our Story

An essential part of any business or organization is a solid foundation of knowledgeable, dedicated and passionate partners who are dedicated to helping you grow. At Blue Lotus Creative, we understand the importance of creating and establishing an inspiring and compelling online brand and executing a solid growth strategy in today’s ever-evolving digital world. At our core we like to see ourselves as a trusted alley in helping our clients make their mark and become industry leaders in their fields.

Since our founding in 2008, our work has been consistently rooted in heart and our core values of transparency, empowerment, innovation and empathy. As a team, we are an organization motivated to inspire a more equitable and sustainable future for the companies we work with, and the planet. We bring these values to all our projects and are motivated to create inspiring long-term partnerships with our clients.

Our team is made up of experts in everything from website design, to e-commerce conversion, search engine optimization and social media remarketing campaigns. Blue Lotus Creative brings together vision, expertise and creative strategies and resources to facilitate the expansion of our clients’ work.

“We are committed to providing high quality digital marketing consulting services with a focus on optimizing websites for conversions, security and ease of use. We also focus on educating our clients on how they can effectively take on some aspects of the marketing themselves.”

Gabriel McCay
Founder, Blue Lotus Creative

Our Team

The People behind Blue Lotus Creative

Gabriel McCay

Creative Director / Founder / Soul of the Company

Gabriel McCay has been passionate about design & social innovation for the last 12 years. Born and raised in Vancouver, BC, he has witnessed the sheer beauty of the west coast wild & natural spaces, spaces that need to be preserved for future generations. He loves hearing about new inspiring ideas and jumps into creative endeavours with unparalleled enthusiasm and is always willing to help those inspiring individuals and organizations find the right fit for their branding, website, or marketing strategies. His experience with all aspects of website development, customer service, communication and client goal realization, along with his passion for his work are huge assets to our clients. In his spare time, he volunteers his time with various community improvement projects, harm reduction organizations & facilitates various community events.

Josh Lepinsky

Operations Manager & Project Manager

Josh started with us this in June 2022, and already he is building up a reputation with an honest and reliable approach pushing the limits to do the best in assisting our community through our core values of transparency, empowerment, innovation and empathy. He consistently leads with heart! His dedication for ethically, socially and environmentally-minded practices help him to create the best options and solutions for our clients. His drive and motivation stem from an internal passion and will not stop until he delivers an above and beyond client experience.

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Stephanie Heins

Operations Manager, Marketing & Social Media Manager

Stephanie Heins is a dynamic professional with over 15 years of expertise in communications, administration, marketing, and team leadership. As a seasoned business owner, she has successfully managed operations, implemented strategic initiatives, and fostered community engagement. With a passion for delivering exceptional service and driving growth, Stephanie excels in financial management, marketing strategy, project planning, and team development. As the Client Relations Manager at Blue Lotus Creative, she specializes in managing regulator client accounts, overseeing our social media department, and internal operations. 

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Alessandra Salituri

Brand + Marketing Strategist

Alessandra Salituri is a marketing consultant that brings over 15 years of experience in brand strategy, art direction and social media. She has created and led comprehensive marketing strategies for brands and multi-nationals across North America, including McKinsey & Company, Desjardins, Acquia and Marc Cain. Her focus on aligning clients’ brand images with their brand voices has led her to deliver speeches across Canada on the power of public relations and effective marketing. Alessandra is also an entrepreneur and founder of her own online art gallery start-up that has been named one of the top galleries worldwide by Vogue, ElleDecor and others. She was recently named one of the most innovative women to have graduated from her alma mater, McGill University.

Chlöe Langmaid

Designer & Photographer

Chloe Langmaid is a mother, a photographer, a visual artist and poet. She loves using her media arts skills to elevate value aligned business, artists, and organizations. Chloe has developed her skills over 10 years, participating in numerous multimedia installations, collaborative events, and creative projects while working in the industry. She supports her clients by providing high quality imagery, digital and mixed media graphic design and short films. Chloe is endlessly grateful to have found an avenue for exploring her creativity that also provides for her family.

If she had one super power it would be to be in multiple places at once and never have to miss out on anything. Until then she’ll continue to improve the work – life – parenthood balance and occasionally disappear into the west coast wilderness.

Amanda Euringer

SEO & Adwords Consultant

Amanda Euringer is an award-winning freelance writer, journalist, web-communications specialist and internet visibility consultant who revels in finding the right words for any occasion. Whether she is digging into in-depth edgy topics, or writing a catchy quip for a web-store, Ms. Euringer sets the tone and finds the story to tell. She specializes in taking the road less traveled, and finding new angles on a broad spectrum of topics both for her articles, and her commercial clients.

Her expertise as a search and visibility consultant (SEO), have helped her online clients achieve triple and quadruple digit success with a variety of content marketing and PPC techniques, and through developing new technical strategies for visibility online along with with various developers. Amanda has written for publications like Macleans, Canadian Art and The Tyee etc…under her own name. As a ghost writer her articles have made their way into Forbes, Wired and Fox News, and many of her blog posts have gone viral with millions of views per year.

Meaghan L. Woodcock

Website Developer

Meaghan grew up in coastal British Columbia, and developed a passion for the ocean and sailing. Having lived aboard a sailboat for many years, including three and a half exploring islands in the Pacific, she returned to the Sunshine Coast with a growing crew. She has worked in many fields expanding her knowledge and interests along the way. She is excited to be working with Gabriel and his refreshingly positive, honest, and transparent work ethic. She loves nature, hikes, swimming, and a myriad of other marine fun.

Sarah de Bourcier

As a passionate advocate for outdoor recreation and sustainable practices, Sarah has cultivated a diverse skill set through various professional experiences. Growing up in North Vancouver, she followed her passion for outdoor recreation to the Sunshine Coast in 2013, where she began her journey in the mountain bike industry. Over the years, she has become well-versed in communications, administration, environmental stewardship, marketing, and events management through her work in this field.

Sarah joined Blue Lotus Creative in September 2023 and supports the team with branding & logo design and social media marketing. Additionally, she works as a farmhand for a local small-scale diversified farm, where she enjoys learning about regenerative agriculture and working with animals. Outside of work, Sarah is an active supporter of local arts and events, and you can often find her out on the trails, riding her mountain bike.

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Mark Roberts

Senior Website Developer

Mark is a developer at Blue Lotus and has been creating websites since the days of Netscape Navigator and Geocities guestbooks. He is from Vancouver but relocated to the Coast a few years back to be closer to family. While he’s not creating custom WordPress themes, Mark loves to read, meditate, and eat good food. 

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Elizabeth Holmes

Website Developer & Marketing Specialist

Currently living in the Sea to Sky, Elizabeth has spent the last 7 years helping companies build their online presence through websites, email marketing, and distinct branding. Originally from Denver, Colorado, she relocated to British Columbia after spending two weeks in the stunning mountains overlooking Howe Sound. Elizabeth hopes to help more brands on the west coast find functional, innovative solutions to their online needs. When not working, she spends her time with her husband, dog, and cat adventuring in the mountains.

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Matt Ton

Website Developer

Matt, an alumnus of BCIT (British Columbia Institute of Technology) in Vancouver, BC, brings a wealth of expertise to the table. His versatility as a designer spans across graphic design, web development, and digital marketing. With over a decade of collective experience in these domains, Matt is a seasoned professional ready to tackle diverse challenges.

John Gasparich

 

John brings a diverse set of skills and experiences to his role as a sales associate and administrative assistant for Blue Lotus. The values that drive John’s life; creativity, innovation, community, service, compassion, and accountability, are the same foundational values that drive Blue Lotus. With a career spanning success in multiple industries, countries, and cultures, John brings a keen awareness of the strength of diversity, and a passion for elevating others who are trying to make the world a better place. John is passionate, solution oriented, and keen to learn more about what makes your business unique, and how to help amplify both your impact and your bottom line. 

Outside of work, you can find John playing music, freediving, hiking and foraging, learning and teaching about nature, reading a book, meditating, or making plans to travel and learn more about the wonderful world we all share.

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Nik Muryn

As a fresh face in the digital marketing world, I’ve embarked on my career journey with Blue Lotus Creative, where I serve as a Google My Business (GMB) Administrator, Google Analytics. My responsibilities involve optimizing GMB listings to ensure they capture the essence of our clients’ businesses, making them easily discoverable and engaging on Google. Diving into Google Analytics, I’ve learned to decode the complexities of website traffic and user behavior, transforming raw data into actionable insights that shape our marketing strategies. 

I am passionate about using data-driven approaches to solve marketing challenges, and I’m committed to growing my skills in this dynamic industry. My journey at Blue Lotus Creative is just beginning, and I’m excited about the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead in shaping businesses’ digital footprints.

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