TEAM - Faulhaber Communications

TEAM

Christine Faulhaber (she/her)

Founder & CEO

Christine Faulhaber has been a force in marketing and public relations for three decades. In 2001, she launched award-winning Faulhaber Communications, a full-service PR and digital marketing agency. Over the past 20 years, she has acted as agency leader, mentor, innovator and led her dynamic team on strategic work in sectors such as beauty, cannabis, fashion, retail, design and automotive.

Christine is recognized as one of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs and has been awarded rankings on the W100, Profit 500 and Growth 500 lists. A forward-thinking entrepreneur, she is a sought-after speaker and has contributed to WomeninPR, Global PR Summit Canada, The Kit Conference and at various Universities. Christine mentors many aspiring businesspersons through the TFI (Toronto Fashion Incubator), THE FORUM, Monday Girl and in her role as Program Advisory Committee for Humber College’s Fashion Arts and Business Diploma. Mother of two and an avid globe trotter, she supports KIVA, a non-profit that provides low-income entrepreneurs with micro loans around the globe.

Dedicated to female empowerment and diversity, she champions financial feminists through The51 and provides senior leadership through FAULHABER’s FCONSULTS platform. A Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU) alumni, Christine dedicated the Faulhaber Communications Award to TMU, a 20-year annual bursary commitment directed toward a female BIPOC student with aspirations to become a senior leader in communications. As part of her commitment to building the next generation of women leaders, Christine recently appointed Lexi Pathak as President and leader of the day-to-day operations at the agency. Through this promotion Christine has provided a platform for implementation of new ideas and initiatives, including 1% for the Planet and DE&I commitments.


Lexi Pathak (she/her)

President & Partner

Equal parts strategic and creative, Lexi is an energized leader focused on leading cross-functional teams to deliver results-driven integrated marketing campaigns for lifestyle brands. As President & Partner at Faulhaber Communications, Lexi leads the team to develop imaginative ways to solve new and existing clients’ business challenges to see the agency’s clients bigger. Upon becoming president, Lexi initiated FAULHABER joining 1% for the Planet, committing 1% of sales to not-for-profit organizations in the environmental space. Lexi also created formal DE&I commitments to address the imbalance in the communications industry.

Outcome-obsessed Lexi is always asking “why?”, which fuels her passion for coming up with ideas, and if you ask her for one, she will likely come back with 10. It’s no surprise her top strength is ideation, driven by a fascination with ideas and coming up with new perspectives. With 15+ years of communications experience and a background in journalism, Lexi lends her deep expertise as a mentor for Monday Girl and connecting brands with effective and meaningful ways to share their stories.

As a mother of three young children, Lexi is a master multi-tasker. She finds balance in downward dog and spending time in nature.


Lindsay Singer (she/her)

Vice President

With over a decade of FAULHABER experience, Lindsay is a force on the management team. As Vice President, Lindsay uses her deep understanding of our values to mentor the team on account management. She applies her steely determination to developing customized strategies that meet client challenges. 

Lindsay is a lover of all things creative and iridescent. Her passion for international design has positioned her as our industry expert, running most of our design accounts.

Lindsay’s strengths are in Influencing and Relationships. She is an Activator, Maximizer and Communicator with Harmony and Developer strengths.


Megan Taylor (she/her)

Vice President

As Vice President, Megan is responsible for driving the beauty sector at the agency forward, building impeccable relationships between the media/influencer landscape and the agency’s brands, as well as sharing industry insights with clients around the globe.

Megan is passionate about creating and enjoying experiences, personally and professionally. She values living in the moment and capturing memories over acquiring objects and loves sharing experiences with friends and family.  

Megan’s strengths lay across Executing, Strategic and Relationships categories. She puts them to use in each facet of her work at the agency. They are Achiever, Arranger, Empathy, Relator and Ideation.


Andra Taylor

Chief Financial Officer

Andra Taylor is passionate about helping small and medium-sized business owners and entrepreneurs reach their full potential, which is why she co-founded REFINE.

Andra has 15 years of experience in finance, strategy and management at the senior level. Prior to founding REFINE, she was VP Finance of a construction and real-estate conglomerate, where she managed a portfolio of $50 M+.

Andra advises entrepreneurs and business owners in various industries, with a focus on strategic finance & planning, organizational capacity, sustainability and growth, all aimed at improving her clients’ bottom line, while pursuing a steady and healthy growth.


Cindy La (she/her)

Director, Digital & Social Media

An innovative thinker and digital strategist, Cindy brings 10+ years of experience leading brands across owned, paid and earned realms to her role at FAULHABER as Director, Digital & Social Media.  Whether it’s building an organization’s digital initiatives from the ground up or enhancing trusted strategies to reach new heights, Cindy uses her razor-sharp technical precision and creative mindset to deliver meaningful results.  A natural visual storyteller with an artistic eye for detail, Cindy also has over a decade of experience as a professional photographer, with featured works in both national and international publications including Canadian House & Home, Food & Wine and Vogue Japan.

When she’s not travelling in search of the best pastries or rocking out to live indie folk rock concerts, she’s a loving plant mom to over 90 plants. Fiercely passionate about Diversity & Inclusion, Cindy is always ready to start a dialogue while harbouring a safe space. 

Her strengths are Achiever, Strategic, Intellection, Ideation and Individualization, which she maximizes in digital initiatives for clients and across internal leadership.


Kevin Pacheco (he/him)

Director, Quebec

In his role as Director, Quebec, Kevin manages national client accounts in the Fashion, Home Décor, Appliances, Design and Real Estate sectors, while leading Quebec market strategy across all clients.

Kevin is a natural leader and truly believes there is no “I” in team. He is passionate about art and design, along with maintaining a healthy lifestyle – physically and mentally.

Kevin thrives in creating structure in chaos and offering strategic solutions and generating big ideas for his clients. His five key strengths are Discipline, Achiever, Responsibility, Strategic and Significance. 


Kayla Bowers (she/her)

Senior Manager, Marketing & Operations

As Senior Manager, Marketing & Operations, Kayla is passionate about making connections and taking on new challenges. Her knack for building relationships and industry knowledge make her an expert and resource in the agency.

Kayla finds true joy in organization. From out-of-town getaways (personally and professionally) to processes that push the agency forward, Kayla’s attention to detail is something to be marveled at. Her tiny dog Pippa is an adorable part of the FAULHABER team. Kayla is a constant teacher. She builds relationships with all team members and works to help develop their skills and teach them new things.

It is no surprise that most of Kayla’s strengths are in the Relationships category – Developer, Connectedness, Empathy, Positivity and Responsibility.


Michelle Nkedi (she/her)

Senior Manager, Finance

Michelle Nkedi is a finance professional with a career spanning 6 years in the advertising and retail sectors. She began her career in the casual dining industry working with small to medium-sized companies experiencing rapid growth and looking for ways to streamline their transactional finance processes. While working full time, Michelle also studied part-time at the Open University in the UK attaining a BSc. in Economics & Mathematical Sciences. After completing her degree, she crossed over to project accounting within the digital advertising and marketing space with more of a focus on clients, financial reporting, and analysis.

Growing up in the diverse city of London, UK introduced Michelle to people from all walks of life as well as different cultures and customs. Having the ability to travel and work in different countries, she believes that organizations with diversity and inclusion at the forefront are built to thrive. She is also a certified yoga teacher in Vinyasa and Rocket, when she is not working she is either practicing or teaching.


Michelle Nkedi (she/her)

Margot James (she/her)

Senior Manager, Beauty

As Senior Manager, Margot is responsible for contributing to strategic development, overseeing the execution of all account activity and acting as the day-to-day contact from her clients. 

Lover of all things beauty, Margot has established her career as the lead executer for both mass and prestige beauty brands. With a genuine passion for the beauty industry, Margot is a true advocate for her clients.

Margot’s strengths lay across Executing and Relationships categories. She truly embodies these strengths with not only her clients, but also media and influencers across Canada.  They are Achiever, Arranger, Empathy, Relator and Harmony.


Emma Coker (she/her)

Account Executive

As Account Executive, Emma works across various beauty accounts supporting campaigns and launches, media and influencer relations, partnerships and events. With a background in customer service, Emma is committed to creating exceptional client experiences and takes a results-driven approach to all her work. 

As a vegetarian of nine years, Emma is passionate about plant-based eating and loves spending her free time trying out new recipes and cooking for her friends and family.

Emma’s strengths focus on Influencing, Relationship Building and Strategic Thinking. She utilizes her strengths in all work across various beauty accounts. They are Significance, Competition, Command, Individualization and Input.


Natalie Sarkic (she/her)

Account Executive

As an Account Executive on the Real Estate team, Natalie supports the initiatives and strategies of client accounts to help produce results-oriented integrated campaigns, leveraging both traditional PR and marketing tactics and digital thinking.

A member of Gen Z, Natalie prides herself on always being in the know when it comes to the latest in news and trends. Using her timely knowledge of the media landscape, she is always one step ahead of the next big thing.

Natalie’s top strengths include Futuristic, Achiever, Empathy, Learner, and Restorative. She ensures her strengths are present in her every day work in order to help deliver the best results for her clients.


Faulhaber Communications is committed to evolving our business to ensure diversity, equity and inclusion are integrated into our agency DNA. We analyze how we do business, who we hire, who we work with, and what we say, to ensure it all contributes to the change the world needs now. FAULHABER is commited to long term sustained action-this requires time, effort and learning grounded in actual experience. We believe there is unity in diversity and that inclusive work environments allow people and our organization to thrive. Individuals have different unique abilities, and capacities but in an inclusive environment everyone’s strengths and contributions are encouraged, supported and leveraged.

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