Marilena is a Consultant in StrategyCorp.’s Communications practice. With experience in brand PR, issues management, investor and media relations, Marilena brings a unique skillset to deliver engaging content for clients.
Prior to joining StrategyCorp., Marilena held various communications roles across regulated industries. Most recently, she worked at the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) and Tilray, where she supported the growth of the Canadian legal cannabis space through strategic communications for various stakeholders. Marilena has worked closely with senior leadership to build their executive personas, advised on reputation management, and assisted in the development of one of the first corporate social responsibility platforms in the legal cannabis industry.
In addition to her cannabis expertise, Marilena also worked at Enbridge as a member of the municipal affairs team, and in the non-profit sector at Mackenzie Health Foundation. She is a graduate of Western University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and a Minor in Theatre Studies, where she studied creative writing and pursued her passion for the dramatic arts.