The core members of TAG consist of 4 full time staff. In addition to the two Principals of the company Bruno and Maria D'Angelo, TAG employs a full time Multi-Media Creative Director and a Marketing Account Executive. Whether it’s a world class sporting event, a community festival, a major fundraising campaign, a multi-media advertising campaign, or an ad for the local paper, TAG can guide your organization through your next ad/venture. We ensure that your target market will get the message!



Bruno D'Angelo

Principle Managing Director and Creative Director - The owner and president of The Ad/venture Group founded in 1995. Following the successful completion of the Nordic World Ski Championships, he founded the company with the specific goal of providing a host of marketing and sponsorship services to the Northern Ontario region. A graduate of the Business Marketing program at Confederation College, he has a strong sense not only for management but also the creative thought necessary to provide complete & effective marketing strategies to his clients. Bruno's background also includes doing the marketing for Intercity Shopping Centre (Campeau Corporation, Cambridge Shopping Centres), Keskus Mall (Nu-west Developments), and hotel management for Ramada Inn of Canada. Bruno is a strong supporter of local Thunder Bay businesses, and is a proud member of Thunder Bay Executives.


Maria D'Angelo

Principle Event Marketing, Administration and Chief Financial Officer - Maria has a background in accounting and business management, a graduate of Lakehead University; she has worked for large corporations such as OnTrac in addition to various small businesses. Currently, she oversees general management and planning required for all of TAG clients and events. Her coordination skills are unsurpassed and she has a variety of skills including accounting, graphic design, event planning, fund raising, and corporate sponsorship.


Farida Habibulla

Art Director - Farida is a talented and gifted graphic artist. Her accumulated knowledge and experience makes her an exceptional web designer and multi-media artist. She has been part of TAG since 2004 and has contributed to many of our successful print and web campaigns. Completing her diploma at the Aptech Institute-Arene Multimedia in Mumbai, India gives Farida a unique and desirable edge. Farida's better half is an extremely talented and ambitious Chef, she has moved all over the globe with him, and currently works from Toronto.


Amanda McEvoy

Technology Director - Amanda joined The Adventure Group’s team in the autumn of 2010. She is a graduate of the Web Technology Specialist Program through Everest College, Thunder Bay Campus. Through this program she has developed the skills required to effectively research, design, develop, produce and maintain Internet and Intranet sites. As well she has a comprehensive foundation of concepts and techniques required for web development. Amanda’s technical knowledge has elevated the technical prowess of our team and provided a new perspective on web presence and technology based advertising. Her energetic attitude and new ideas make her a valuable asset to the Ad/venture Group.


Gabrielle Tuomisto

Client Marketing Director - Gabrielle is a recent graduate of Lakehead University Honours Bachelor of Commerce Program with degrees in Marketing and International Business, bringing a fresh perspective to the table. With several years of retail experience, Gabrielle is focused on ensuring client satisfaction. Combined education and workforce experience makes her a driven individual with motivation to meet and exceed expectations. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills add to Gabrielle’s growing skill set.


Danielle Mauro

Special Projects Coordinator - Danielle is the newest member of the team and focuses her attention to detail and creativity on finding new ways to bring our client’s experience to the next level. In addition to working on the development of new business, she works with our Client Marketing Directors to ensure marketing campaigns and strategic planning succeeds.

Danielle comes to the Ad/venture Group a graduate of Lakehead University with Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Confederation College with a Business Marketing Diploma. When Danielle is not working on new business development, she is exploring the outdoors of NWO, playing scrabble or spending time with her dogs.