Vanessa Salopek B.Comm Marketing Specialist

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Vanessa is a Marketing and Business Development professional with over 10 years of experience working in Calgary. She has developed and executed marketing and business development strategies for companies ranging  in size from entrepreneurial startups to globally recognized brands and franchises.

Vanessa holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Marketing and is in the process of obtaining her CPHR designation. Vanessa has hands on experience working in Human Resources as she runs a very successful restaurant in Calgary. People management is part of Vanessa’s every day job and includes experience in recruitment, policies and procedure development, performance management and building a positive work culture.

Professional Certifications:

  • Associate Member CPHR


  • Marketing
  • Business Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Market Analysis and Research
  • Public Relations and Events


  • Bachelor of Commerce: Marketing, University of Calgary, Haskayne School of Business


In addition to the work Vanessa does with Salopek & Associates, she is also the owner of MARKET Restaurant, an award-winning restaurant in Calgary. Vanessa sits on the Board for AARCS (Alberta Animal Rescue Centre Society) as an active Board Member and has a strong passion for animal welfare. She loves walking her German Shepard/Husky pup, in Fish Creek park. In her free time Vanessa enjoys socializing with friends and loves to golf and ski.