Leadership

Time + Space is a tight-knit team of highly skilled marketers. That makes us big enough for the bells and whistles, but not so big that anyone would ever get lost in the shuffle. There’s a subject matter expert around every corner and each of them has a team upon which they can rely. The leadership team is made up of four individuals with diverse backgrounds and skill. They work to build the best possible environment for the amazing team and clients – and then get the heck out of the way.

Donna Alteen

Donna Alteen

President

As the founder and CEO of Time + Space, Donna is a seasoned entrepreneurial executive with over 30 years’ experience providing strategic counsel that is grounded in measurable business outcomes. Her professional experience spans a broad scope of industry sectors; both nationally and internationally; including Tourism, Energy, Economic Development, Telecommunications and Consumer Packaged Goods. A dedicated lifelong learner, Donna holds a BBA with a major in Marketing, as well as several additional credentials in leadership, digital business models, coaching and corporate governance. 

Donna is a Director of the Halifax Partnership, as well as a member of the International Women’s Forum and the Institute of Corporate Directors.  She is also a recipient of the Women of Excellence Award for Entrepreneurship.

Shawn Lowe

Shawn Lowe

VP, Growth & Partnerships

Shawn leads the growth and partnerships for Time + Space. He brings a deep history of developing meaningful strategic partnerships to Time + Space where he leads the identification of both new technology, platforms and partners for our team and clients. Shawn also leads a team responsible for the growth of Time + Space.  

Prior to joining Time + Space Media, Shawn was the head of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) products for a publicly-traded organization, where he led the development and rapid growth of a product line utilized by thousands of Canadian SMB’s. 

Shawn’s expertise spans Product Development, G2M Strategy, Delivery, Strategic Direction and beyond. Shawn holds a bachelor’s degree with a major in Marketing from the Sobey School of Business at Saint Mary’s University. He is also an active mentor and a chair with the IAB Canada.

Stephanie Dunn

Sr. Director, Client Strategy

Stephanie leads the Client Service & Strategy team at Time + Space.  As a trusted advisor and partner to our clients, Stephanie is passionate about building go-to-market strategies that help clients deliver on objectives and achieve measurable success.  She is a strong supporter of the collaborative process and plays an active role in our clients’ business.   Her approach to a developing successful strategy is led by her knowledge of consumer behaviour and a keen understanding of the trends and insights that drive that behaviour. In fact, she often approaches her work with the consumer voice occupying the head seat at the table.  

Stephanie brings a wealth of industry, brand and corporate knowledge to Time + Space.  Creating service excellence in our organization is Stephanie’s passion and she enjoys nothing more than building and coaching teams to be exceptional strategic marketers. 

Ryan Casey

Director, Media Operations

Ryan currently leads Media Operations for Time + Space which includes digital transformation, implementation of new tools and processes, hiring, digital media training and strategy development across each of the teams within our agency.  

At Time + Space since 2017, Ryan has been a valuable subject matter expert, where he conducted research, planning, client service and oversaw campaign performance for Cavendish Farms, Irving Consumer Products, Entrepreneur’s Organization Atlantic and many others. 

Prior to joining Time + Space Media, Ryan’s background was in advertising and events, where he worked with a variety of destination marketing clients including Tourism PEI, Welcome PEI, the Charlottetown Airport and the Atlantic Canadian Agreement on Tourism.

Ryan holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Marketing from St. Francis Xavier University and completed the Marketing Week mini-MBA program in 2019. He is also certified in Google Analytics, Google Ads and has participated in extensive Facebook Blueprint training. 

Natash Kugler

Corporate Controller

Natasha leads the finance team at Time + Space. She is responsible for all long-range financial matters and to establish company-wide financial objectives, policies and practices ensuring the company has a sound financial structure.  She leads projects that support strategic initiatives and ensures that efficiencies are being met.  

Natasha joined Time + Space as an Accounting Associate and through hard work and dedication, she worked her way up to her current position as Corporate Controller. Her attention to detail and level of accuracy has allowed her to excel.

Natasha holds a Bachelor’s degree with a major in accounting from Cape Breton University, a Master of Business Administration from Saint Mary’s University as well as a CPA, CMA Designation. 

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