Bev is the CEO and Founder of Organic Spa Media, LTD, the leading authority in the healthy living, natural beauty and wellness travel space.
With over 35 years in the media industry, Bev is recognized as an expert marketer, astute media executive and wellness lifestyle entrepreneur. Her career has been defined by her ability to pair opportunity with success among a wide range of industry sectors.
In 2007, Bev founded Oceans Publishing, Ltd and launched Organic Spa Magazine, LTD. Organic Spa Magazine has been on the forefront of an emerging movement towards conscious living since the magazine’s first print edition. Continued growth through digital, mobile and social media channels has enabled Organic Spa Magazine to expand reach via all digital consumer touch points. And with the success of the “Experience Wellness & Travel” media event franchise, the company was re-structured as Organic Spa Media, LTD in 2016 to reflect these new channels.
Prior to launching Organic Spa, Bev held senior management positions at Advanstar Communication Inc, IMG (International Management Group) and MPR Canada. From 1989 to 1997, Bev ran MPR Canada, an international media brand firm representing leading titles from the US, Europe and Asia. The firm represented the majority of the Condé Nast publications including Vogue, Gourmet and The New Yorker magazines, as well as Golf Digest, SkiMagazine, the Washington Post among others, and Bev and her team were recognized through a number of awards for high performance in new business development.
During this time, Bev worked closely with the Canadian Tourism Board and its varied travel partners and was instrumental in helping the destination define and develop new travel sectors such as the Aboriginal Tourism group.
Savvy and tailored, Bev is recognized as an expert and influencer in the wellness media space. She is a member of numerous industry associations and organizations including ISPA, Green America, Global Women 4 Wellbeing, Green Spa Network, Organic Trade Association, and others. She has contributed as a speaker to the NOCA and Women in Green and Lifestyle forum, has participated on various wellness industry panels and has been a regular guest on NBC’s local affiliate morning shows.