Plaid Cow
Barber & Veri Marketing and Development

Michael Barber

Creative Director

Mike has more than 20 years of graphic design, planning, and fabrication experience across a range of industries including tourism, advertising, small business, agriculture, professional and social services, and arts and culture. He works in several media, developing designs and applications for print, web, signs, garments, promotional materials, and more.

A graduate of George Brown College, Mike is also an award winning mixed media painter and sculptor who has shown work across Ontario and the United States, including the Hummingbird Centre in Toronto and the Agora Gallery in New York.

Adam Veri

Project Director / Public Relations Coordinator / Grant Writer

Adam is a professional copywriter, publicist, and strategist, and has managed several successful marketing and publicity campaigns. His extensive experience in not-for-profit public relations gives him a strong background to help social service, community enhancement, and arts and cultural projects succeed. Since 2009, Adam has brought over $500,000 in grant funding from various levels of government and foundations for community development, arts and culture, and tourism development projects.

Adam graduated at the top of his class at Brock University with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Popular Culture, and graduated with honours from Mohawk College’s post-graduate public relations certification program. He is the President of the Port Dover Board of Trade; the Chair of the Lynn River Music & Arts Festival; a member of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Grand Erie’s Haldimand-Norfolk Committee; the co-founder and vice-chair of the Norfolk Arts, Culture, & Heritage Alliance (NACHA); and the former Chair of the Rotary Club of Simcoe’s Community Concerns Committee. Adam also represents the Port Dover Board of Trade on the South Coast Business Coalition.

Adam is an avid board gamer, and is a three-time Settlers of Catan Champion at Fan Expo Canada. He was supposed to represent Canada at the 2015 North American Settlers of Catan Championships, but the tournament was cancelled.

Jenna Cooke

Web Developer

Jenna is a web developer and designer, and produces user-friendly, custom-coded web solutions. Both analytical and creative, she is proficient in many coding languages, including HTML, PHP, CSS, JavaScript, and MySQL.

Jenna graduated with honours from Georgian College’s Web Animation and Design program. She received the First Year Web Design Award, and participated in the annual Scholarship Show at Georgian from 2010 – 2012.

Jenna is a volunteer instructor and mentor at Ladies Learning Code, a Canadian organization working to empower both women and men by teaching them beginner-friendly technical skills in a social, collaborative setting.