Our Team

Our Team

If a company is only as good as its people, then C7EVEN must be an exceptionally fine company.

Because our crew are worth their weight in gold. Each and every one of them lives and breathes the seven (it had to be 7 right?) attributes that we look for in our people.

  • Strong work ethic
  • Dependable
  • Positive attitude
  • Self-motivated
  • Team oriented
  • Effective communicator
  • Flexible

So if you’d like to put your business in the hands of the best in the business, then call us on 02 6766 4513.

We look forward to working with you.

Adam Arndell and Sara Crowe

Adam Arndell and Sara Crowe

Directors

Accomplished Directors Adam Arndell and Sara Crowe lead the team at C7EVEN Communications.

Adam has over 20 years of experience in marketing, communications and event management with roles in creative strategy development, campaign execution and business management. Over this time Adam has worked with many global blue-chip organisations across a range of industries including FMCG, agribusiness, community, finance and telecommunications. He holds a Master of Business Administration (International Marketing), a Bachelor of Business (Marketing/Business Management) and is a member of the Australian Institute of Management.

Sara has 15 years of experience in communications, stakeholder engagement, public relations and event management. Prior to establishing C7EVEN, Sara held various in-house communication positions for national organisations and the federal government Department of Prime Minister & Cabinet before joining a PR agency where she developed and implemented communication campaigns for corporate agribusinesses, research and development corporations, local and federal government agencies and academia. Sara holds a Bachelor Communications (Public Relations) and is currently studying for a Graduate Diploma in Psychology. She is a member of the Public Relations Institute of Australia and a Director of the Tamworth Business Chamber.

Together they oversee all work by C7EVEN and are heavily involved in all projects and as part of the team, they work with clients, to create captivating communication and marketing campaigns that inspire.

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Robert Purss

Robert Purss

Regional Manager - Asia

Robert is an experience marketing professional holding various client and agency roles in Asia for the past 15 years.  His strengths include a deep knowledge of marketing strategy through to execution in a global context.

With a strong track record of delivering and exceeding expectations, he is a valuable member of the C7EVEN team.

Robert is fluent in Japanese (JLPT Level 1) with Bachelor Degrees in Business Management (Marketing) and Arts (Psychology).

He lives in Tokyo with his Japanese wife and two children.

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Sheldon Davies

Sheldon Davies

Creative Director

With over 25 years of branding and communications experience, Sheldon brings to C7EVEN a specialised kit of design, photography and video services. But where he truly shines is in his ability to understand clients and their problems; to collaborate and explore potential solutions; and to consistently deliver results.

Sheldon has rolled up his sleeves for organisations in agriculture, banking, energy, environmental services, finance, healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, marketing, media, mining, professional services, property, social services, sport, technology, telecommunications and transport.

He likes clean bicycle chains, animated films and when plans come together!

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Susie  Laurence

Susie Laurence

Account Director

Susie is an experienced communications and PR professional with over 15 years of experience both in-house and within an agency.

Following five years in senior communication management positions at Adelaide Hills Council and Tamworth Regional Council, Susie has returned to agency life where her experience working for the likes of Hill + Knowlton in Sydney and Sefton & Associates on large multi-channel national campaigns is being put to good use across C7EVEN’s corporate and lifestyle clients.

Her skills include, strategy development, PR and marketing activation, internal communications and crisis communications – to name just a few.

Susie holds a Bachelor of Arts (Public Relations and Organisational Communication) with minor in Marketing and heads up C7EVEN’s client service team from Sydney.

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Courtney Renshaw

Courtney Renshaw

Agency Operations Manager

Courtney is a career event manager and organiser extraordinaire.  At C7EVEN Courtney is the one who makes the agency runs smoothly, managing traffic and providing project oversight for our Account teams.  She also supports on our event and lifestyle client projects.  You will see her smiling face in our Tamworth office.

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Kate Munsie

Kate Munsie

Digital Media Manager

Kate is a talented marketing professional with experience across a wide range of integrated marketing and public relations campaigns and clients.

Her experience extends international marketing (Asia) and trade marketing for Sanger Australia/ Bindaree Beef, as well as digital and PR for R.M.Williams.

At C7EVEN Kate oversees the company’s digital media efforts, including website design and content, digital advertising and social media platforms. Over the past 2 years, Kate has developed, executed and optimised paid, earned and owned digital media strategies for some of our largest marketing, creative and social media clients including Virbac Australia, PGG Wrightson Seeds, Cam-Am and Kingspan Water.

Kate works closely with Account Managers to formulate and execute strategic approaches to growing digital revenue for clients.

Kate holds a Bachelor of Business Management (Marketing, Event Management & International Management).

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Kyleen Partridge

Kyleen Partridge

Senior Digital Account Manager

Kyleen is a passionate and results-driven marketing professional with over 15 years experience executing integrated marketing and communication strategies with a strong background in agribusiness marketing.  As a degree qualified graphic designer, Kyleen has also been responsible for developing creative concepts and design of marketing and advertising collateral across all areas of print and advertising media including photography and video art direction and styling.

Kyleen has a strong digital background and extensive knowledge across CRM Management, lead generation and workflows, including content management across various CMS platforms and social media.  Most recently Kyleen has worked for a global agribusiness company, reporting directly to the North American CMO, to develop marketing campaigns and aligning the brand’s Australian efforts.

Her global stakeholder engagement experience extends beyond the client relationship to dealer and sponsor engagement, where her organised and collaborative approach has continually delivered proven results.

With a son who is a keen Motorcross and BMX rider, in her spare time, Kyleen volunteers as Secretary for the local Motorcross club in Tamworth.

 

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Maya Davis

Maya Davis

Market Digital Specialist - Japan/Korea

Maya has been helping clients such as Amazon, Google, AirBnb and other large scale foreign brands develop a distinguished presence in Asian markets for the past five years.  Her skills include project management, on-set experience as a Producer and AD, and full execution of commercial production and campaign launches.

Maya is fully bi-lingual / bi-cultural (Japanese / English) with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science & Economics from Waseda University and a Digital Editing certification from New York Film Academy.

Maya is C7EVEN’s digital specialist for Japan / Korea and is based in Japan.

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Scott Beatty

Scott Beatty

Senior Graphic Designer

Scott is a highly skilled Art Director and Designer with over 20 years agency experience.  At C7EVEN Scott brings campaign vision to life by creating unique visual content for our clients across print, digital and all places in between.

His experience in developing brand identities, visual communication systems, brand books, sales collaterals, websites, videos, social media campaigns, product packaging, POS and environmental installations takes the agency’s offering to the next level and his expert knowledge in brand design, and art and creative direction ensures seamless client experience from strategy through to implementation.

Having worked with clients across multiple industry sectors here in Australia and internationally, Scott’s agile thinking and highly adaptable nature adds maximum value to our client service teams.

Scott holds an  Associate Diploma in Fine Arts, a Certificate IV in Design and Desktop Publishing and a Certificate IV in Marketing and Advertising.  He loves to surf, and has recently made the  move back to Sydney.

 

 

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Luci Smith

Luci Smith

Account Manager

Luci is a dynamic and detail focussed professional who has spent the past decade working on some of the country’s largest field days and events.

Luci’s experience includes event management, marketing, operations, sales and project management. Her logistical knowledge is second to none and she works closely with clients to achieve targets and meaningful outcomes.

Luci manages the day-to-day aspects of C7EVEN’s event and PR client portfolio including, Toyota Country Music Festival, Golden Guitar Awards and Roche Estate.

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Zoe Warden

Zoe Warden

Account Manager

Zoe is an experienced public relations professional, social and digital media content creator, designer and passionate people person. Having recently completed her degree, Zoe joins C7EVEN as an Account Manager, using her innate ability to create and deliver unique content for clients and supporting large projects.

Zoe has experience working with agencies in Sydney including Morey Media, where she represented clients such as Pacific Magazines, Melanoma Institute of Australia, Copyright Agency and Ovvio Organics.

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Matt Mostyn

Matt Mostyn

Senior Writer

Matt is an award-winning writer with over 15 years of experience working for a range of DM specialist, full service and interactive agencies.

He has generated ideas and copy for brand advertising, DM, online and editorial markets and is able to handle everything from social media and EDMs to traditional ad campaigns, mailings, brochures and more.

Matt specialises in online writing, and handles everything from strategy, planning, wireframes and site navigation to copywriting, content marketing, social media and SEO.

He has a literature degree, is an avid skier, a keen photographer and occasional yogi.

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Sam McKeith

Sam McKeith

Copywriter and video content creator

Sam is a copywriter and video content creator with C7EVEN. He has worked at some of Australia’s most trusted media groups and he prides himself on delivering within a competitive media landscape through sound judgment, accuracy and compelling story telling.

Sam has held a number of senior journalist roles including most recently Associate Editor of The Huffington Post and The Australian Associated Press and The Australian Financial Review. He is also Director of Canvas Collective.

Sam has a Bachelor of Arts (English) from the University of Sydney, a Bachelor of Law from the University of Sydney and a Graduate Diploma in Screenwriting from the Australian Film, Television and Radio School.

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Wael Gouda

Wael Gouda

Designer and Illustrator

Wael is a graphic designer & illustrator with over 20 years’ experience. Wael thrives on coming up with new ideas and has an absolute passion for all things creative.

Wael’s strengths are his adaptability to work on any given task from concepts through to finished artwork, handle many jobs simultaneously and work under extreme pressure. He has expert knowledge in all Adobe CS applications print and prepress.

Weal has worked with a number of large well-known brands including Nivea, Chanel, Revlon, Schwarzkopf, Elostaplast and Sunbeam.

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Ellie Dawson

Ellie Dawson

Account Coordinator

Ellie graduated from the University of Wollongong in 2019 with a Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Commerce (Majoring in Marketing).  While she has worked in the legal industry in Sydney since starting her degree 2014 and more recently as a lawyer in Tamworth, her passion is with marketing, and so in early 2020 she moved into an Account Coordinator position with C7EVEN.

A country girl at heart, Ellie was born in Wagga Wagga and moved to Tamworth in 2019 after growing up and attending school and university in Sydney.  Throughout university Ellie’s focus was on social marketing and marketing strategy and her role with C7EVEN will see her supporting the client service teams in all facets of marketing strategy development through to execution.

Ellie loves sport and plays netball and touch footy.

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