As the Founder & President of Graf-Martin Communications, Ellen Graf-Martin brings years of experience in marketing, publicity and business development along with ministry and non-profit organization involvement. This experience has served Graf-Martin Communications’ growing list of values-based clients well, providing them with reliably excellent, high-impact, high-value integrating marketing, branding and publicity campaigns.
With a passion for helping values-based organizations tell their stories well, Ellen has enjoyed her work as a marketing, certified branding expert, and resource consultant for several national and international non-profit organizations including World Vision Canada, The Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada, Power to Change and Operation Mobilization.
Prior to founding her own agency, Ellen worked for Canada’s largest national inspirational book distributor as Manager of Media & Consumer Relations, initiating and developing communications and promotions strategies for top-level authors and publishing brands. Ellen has arranged national Canadian campaigns for authors such as Max Lucado, Dr. Kevin Leman, Dr. Gary Chapman, “The Royal Chef” Darren McGrady, Pattie Mallette (better known as Justin Bieber’s Mom), Marcus Buckingham and the bestselling authors of “Mennonite Girls Can Cook”.
An avid coffee lover, enthusiastic foodie and creative craft designer born and raised on Vancouver Island, BC, Ellen and her family now live in Southwestern Ontario. A strong commitment to personal and professional growth and excellence means that Ellen puts her whole heart into whatever she does.