Who are we?
We’re a small and focused team with big capabilities.
Our multi-disciplinary crew of experts in the field of design, print, retail fixtures and displays, logistics and installations and data driven communications, are motivated for results. We put our client needs and business objectives first and will see projects through with the utmost integrity.
We are also an adventurous group who thrive on innovation. We are creative visionaries, with over 35+ years of combined experience. We know how to get things done efficiently and cost effectively.
It can be a challenging world out there, however the team at Resource Integrated is here to break down the complexity and take you through the process in a very calm approach.
As forward-thinkers, Resource Integrated is the inventor of the U.S., Canadian and European patent approved Verde fastframe ™. A revolutionary display and signage system, the Verde Fastframe is a lightweight and modular system that will save you time and money.
Why work with us?
We bring to life ideas that speak to your brand’s values.
The ingenious minds at Resource Integrated build whole solutions to engage consumers with your brand and product in an impactful way.
From front-end store solutions – such as print, design, store displays and fixtures – we have the technological savviness to extend your marketing and communication objectives right through to the digital space.
With the breadth of services we offer, we follow an omni-channel approach where we will work with you to deliver innovative, cost-effective ideas that fit perfectly with your strategic goals.
At Resource Integrated, we are a team. For our clients, we are your partner.
Tony is the new courageous entrepreneur who trusts with implicit faith that all those on his team are doing their utmost to positively support the ventures of Resource Integrated (RI). It is this leadership of implicit faith that supports a positive and playful environment for the flourishing culture of creative freedom and production within the team at RI.
Esthetic feeling runs deep in Tony, both in the products of RI and in his personal family life. Resource Integrated for Tony is a comfortable and liberating, creative life expression that flows with his naturally determined, results-oriented entrepreneurial spirit. Oh, and did we mention…when he is not mentoring other entrepreneurs or uncovering a business opportunity, you can usually find Tony on a moonlight stroll eating chocolate with his family.
Litsa Rubino is the board member who brings an unwavering creative entrepreneurial spirit to the businesses and culture of Resource Integrated. She is a highly organized individual having founded and led her own business ventures and certification as a Yoga instructor. Litsa’s philanthropic passion is brought to focus through a substantial commitment to Resource Cares. Her strong spiritual approach to life is conjoined with her sensitive hands-on approach to raising two children with her husband, Tony Rubino.
Office and Finance Operations
Office and Finance Operations
Kim is our ‘Sarge in Charge’ who keeps our office in check! Self motivated, Kim is a work fanatic who can often be heard throughout the office with her great laugh. She has an exceptional work ethic given the financial roles she’s held throughout her career. When she’s not tied up in numbers and balancing the books, Kim spends time with her family and enjoying the outdoors on her snowmobile, seadoo, boat or simply gardening.
Lauren has been with Resource Integrated since its early beginnings. Dedicated to providing superior service, she is often the main point of contact for our clients. Efficient and calm, Lauren executes projects with a high level of detail and perfection. When she’s not working on a project, Lauren is either teaching a Pilates class or hanging out with her family, friends and furbaby, Jacob.
Project Manager – Client Service
Project Manager – Client Service
Milan joined RI team after many years of ad agency experience. His previous roles in client service, project management and integrated production, position him well in helping RI’s clients achieve their project goals. In his spare time you can find Milan taking his kids to ice rinks, on bike rides, or tinkering with RC cars.
Quiet as a mouse is Laura who leads our Production team. Always willing to lend a hand, she is passionate about the work we do at Resource Integrated and even more so on the projects she works on. Meticulous and extremely detail oriented, her work is always precise and thorough. For quality time, she spends it either travelling or with her family who keep her young at heart.
One thing you can absolutely count on with Grant is that the job will get done! Resourceful and always thinking outside the box, Grant’s print and production expertise comes from having various roles within small and large print companies in the industry. To give himself a break, downtime for Grant includes riding his Harley, fishing and spending time with his 3 children.
If there’s something unique and specialized you need, Rick is your guy. With previous roles as a Production Manager and Buyer, Rick’s analytical and organizational skills help him source that special item. Rick is also Resource Integrated’s resident comedian. Friendly and easy going, Rick loves to joke around. His genuine concern for others makes him easily likable both with clients and suppliers alike.
Manny walks like Travolta and speaks like Stallone! His passion with everything in life is what drives Manny to make things right and precise. Having worked with some of the biggest print companies in the industry, there isn’t a final print output that hasn’t been approved by Manny. As our ‘techie’ go-to guy, it’s no surprise that he loves movies, photography and videography. When he’s not out creating, Manny can be seen cruising around town in his Camaro.
Nicole is Resource Integrated’s Jane of all trades! During her years with Resource, she has been determined to learn each department while focusing on exceptional service and solutions. As our Junior Producer she is dedicated to exceeding expectations and getting the job done. Extremely creative as an abstract artist and designer, Nicole is also focused on holistic nutrition and fitness.
Lisa’s smiling face will be the first you see when you visit the Resource Integrated office. Her previous office experience has brought her here to help with H.R., administration, accounting and any other projects that will keep her busy and always learning. When not working, Lisa enjoys being creative with DIY projects and hanging out with her twin sisters.
Usually found in the warehouse, Aaron is our warehousing and manufacturing expert. Anything that requires printing, lamination, cutting or packing is left in his capable hands. Responsible for the warehouse, he maintains material stock and keeps things organized for the team to find effortlessly. Fully trained in the use of our printers, laminator and plotter, much of the in-house press jobs are handled by Aaron. Also trained in basic 3D software, he is the brains behind our 3D printing service. Priding himself on never missing deadlines, he makes sure each job is finished to the highest standard of quality. An avid gamer, Aaron can often be found with a controller in his hand, or at his computer playing online games with friends and strangers alike.
Always game for learning new things, Nikki makes it a priority to learn everything there is to know about our print and finishing equipment. Very organized and dedicated, she is the calm, quiet and efficient person working in the background to ensure things are finished to the highest quality standards and delivered on time. When Nikki is not in the warehouse, she enjoys spending time with her family watching movies or listening to music and keeps active by swimming.
Jennifer is our go-to person for all things that require a creative touch. From newsletter layout, POP displays, and interactive forms to website design, she is willing to learn any new software or processes in order to help team members move projects along efficiently. On weekends she drives to her home up north on Georgian Bay to enjoy swimming in the summer and skiing in the winter.
- Mark and Manny
Mark and Manny
Mark and Manny are the dynamic duo behind our data driven communication programs. Both holding a degree in Computer Science, Mark and Manny are our in-house experts on database design and variable data printing. Hard-working individuals, they are always up to the challenge to solve and design a data-based solution. While they are often in front of their computers working through the latest data or document driven workflow, they do know how to have fun! For Manny, it’s enjoying the outdoors or taking in the latest comedy act. While for Mark, it’s spending time with his son and his 30+ Thomas & Friends toy engines.
Resource Integrated’s installation specialist and his team can be found in retail malls and vehicle fleet yards but are often unseen. Paul, our professional expert adds the finishing touches to our creative solutions. Always willing to lend a hand (or muscle), he is available 24/7. When he isn’t climbing ladders and lifting or loading product, he can easily be found spending time with his family and friends.
More than a business, we're part of a community.
Resource Integrated Ltd. is more than a business.
We whole-heartedly give back to the communities we work and live in, as well as organizations whose mission is to help those less fortunate. Below are a few of the organizations we have recently teamed up with to help make a difference.
Event Supporter & Print Sponsorship
Accreditation and Memberships
The Michael “Pinball” Clemons Foundation (MPCF)
Resource Integrated is a proud supporter of the Michael “Pinball” Clemons Charitable Foundation.
In 2014, Resource Integrated was the print sponsor of We U Night, a fundraising event in support of Free the Children (FTC). Funds raised from We U Night helped realize FTC’s goal of promoting education by committing to building 100 schools spanning eight countries of the FTC’s developing communities.
Free the Children
Free the Children’s mission is to create a world where all young people are free to achieve their fullest potential as agents of change.
Over the years, the Resource Integrated team has directed donations towards communities in Ecuador and Kenya. Funds received contributed to the development of schools and to communities that face extreme poverty.
Most recently, Resource Integrated was the proud print sponsor of We Day. We Day is a global movement that brings youth together to make the world a better place. An annual series of stadium-sized events, We Day brings together world-renowned speakers and performers to inspire and empower young people to find their passion and create the change they want to see.
RGD Ontario DesignThinkers Conference in support of the Association of Registered Graphic Designers
An annual event for nine years running, creative professionals from all walks come together to celebrate the power of design. Resource Integrated recognizes the importance of supporting the artists of our industry and as such, is one of RGD’s Gold Sponsors.
RGD Ontario So(cial) Good Design Awards in support of the Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD Ontario)
The So(cial) Good Design Awards gives voice to the important work designers are doing and can do to change the way we think and act.
An exhibit of the winning projects is on display in Terminal 1 at Toronto Pearson International Airport. Resource Integrated was honored to be a partner of such a prestigious award.
Bell in support of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
Bell’s support for CAMH is part of Bell’s overall 5 year, $50 million Bell Let’s Talk initiative. Bell and Resource Integrated’s support of the event goes towards new care and research initiatives at CAMH and the redevelopment of the hospital’s Queen Street West site.
Right to Play (RTP)
Resource Integrated is the official print sponsor of the RTP tribute dinner honoring George Cope and Clara Hughes. Funds raised at this event will be used to support RTP’s mission of using sport and play to educate and empower children and youth to overcome the effects of poverty, conflicts and disease in disadvantaged communities.
Accreditation and Memberships
Quality is everything at Resource Integrated. Not just in our work, but with the companies we partner with.
Recognized within the industry, Resource Integrated currently holds silver status as a 3M Select Graphic Provider.
FSC® and RFA
Resource Integrated is FSC certified by the Rainforest Alliance. Recognized worldwide as the most rigorous and credible forest certification system, the Forest Stewardship Council® tracks tree-derived products from the forest floor to the consumer’s door to ensure these come from a responsibly managed forest.
Association for Retail Environments
The A.R.E. is a non-profit trade association advancing the retail environment industry and its member companies. Through on-site, online, and on-target venues, A.R.E. connects retailers and brand marketers with the professionals who bring their brands to life.
Retail Council of Canada
The RCC serves, promotes, and represents the diverse needs of Canada’s retailers and retailing sector.
Specialty Graphic Imaging Association
The SGIA supports the leaders of the digital and screen printing community.