Karen Taraska Alcock

Owner, Hire Marketing

“Making a positive difference in my community motivates me. Throughout my career, I have been fortunate to work with people, and on projects and causes that I am passionate about. I founded Hire Marketing to help my clients, local businesses and organizations, stand out and succeed.”

An accomplished senior management professional and community organizer with a track record of success in business, not-for-profit and government sectors. A creative and strategic thinker with political acumen, driven by a passion for people, ideas and perspectives, who enjoys challenging and overcoming barriers and breaking new ground. Known as a leader who initiates, builds solid relationships, teams and networks to gets things done for the betterment of clients, community and society.

Recipient of Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for Canadians who bring credit to Canada for contributions to their communities, and recipient of several international industry awards for marketing and creative excellence.