Meet The Team

Nothing happens without the great talents and dedication of our Full Blast Creative crew.
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Crystal DeCnodder

Co-Owner & Partner

Crystal DeCnodder, co-owner and partner at Full Blast Creative, is a digital marketing strategist focused on social media advertising, digital media buys, marketing analytics & conversion tracking, and artificial intelligence in marketing automation. After completing her degree from the University of Lethbridge in 2002, Crystal began her career in the oil and gas sector as an engineering tech on behalf of GLJ Petroleum Consultants Ltd. In 2011, Crystal founded the social media agency, InkPlot - Social Digital. Since that time, Crystal has worked with industrial trades, oil and gas organizations, emerging business groups, tourism/recreational brands and technology companies to help develop their online presence. When Crystal isn’t at work, she enjoys time with her family, skateboarding, traveling as often as possible and keeping her nose in a good book.
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Michael Wynn

Co-Owner & President

Michael Wynn, co-owner and President at Full Blast Creative, focuses on creative direction, website development, and supporting FBC clients with interactive, social media strategies. With a background in multi-media, Michael has worked within the advertising and marketing industry for more than 25 years. Some of his flagship projects include the development of the 2002, G8 Summit website,, and numerous projects for global and local brands. His creative and talented crew develop an endless array of web and print projects, social media campaigns, with sage advice and fresh thinking. The team at Full Blast Creative happily engage our client list with tight deadlines and top notch work. Specialties: ROI, creative development, graphic & web design, complex print jobs, site management, marketing plans and creative briefs.

Jay Laya

Design Manager & Designer/Developer

Jay is a Design Manager with Full Blast and has deep knowledge with a variety of design related tasks for social, web, UX, UI, site management, and print media.

Jay studied Information Design at Mount Royal University and holds a Bachelors in Communication Degree. In his spare time, Jay enjoys being active, watching "nerd" films, exploring methods of design, as well as the company of friends and family. Jay is an active member in his community. Likes pizza.

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Carter Munroe

Senior Brand Manager

Carter is a Brand Manager at Full Blast Creative. Carter graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Dalhousie University, and is currently completing a specialized marketing diploma through LaSalle College. With a work background based in corporate finance and accounting, and an educational emphasis on marketing, Carter brings a rounded business perspective to the full blast team. A passion for evolving culture, marketing trends, strategy, writing, and social media drives Carter to provide encompassing support and strategic insights to Full Blast Creative’s diverse client portfolio. Away from the office, Carter enjoys running, skiing, travel, and anything else that gets him outdoors. Owns a pair of shoes for each day of the month.
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Coco Fernandes-McKenna


Coco is a Developer/Designer at Full Blast Creative. In 2018, Coco graduated from the Graphic Communications and Print Technology program at SAIT Polytechnic. With a keen eye for design and various projects with print companies and local organizations under her belt, she has extensive knowledge of digital and offset printing, as well as wide-format printing.

Outside of work, Coco enjoys going to concerts and other local music shows, staying up-to-date with movies, and spending time enjoying nature with her puppy Bo.

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JR Salinas


JR is a Videographer, Developer and Designer at Full Blast Creative. With a background in design, video, motion graphics and photography, JR brings several multimedia skillsets to the team. A recent grad from SAIT, JR earned his New Media Production and Design Diploma in 2019. He has experience working with a range of clients from not-for-profit organizations, small business start-ups, events, and even the SAIT Trojans where he designed and rebranded their social media as well as supported on the production of print collateral. JR is passionate about the influence design has on cultures, as well as pioneering new trends.

When away from the screen, you can find JR at the gym keeping active or venturing city streets or the Rockies where he captures inspiration through photography and video.


Jeffrey Thompson

Senior Brand Manager

Brand Manager and Design support at Full Blast Creative. Jeff kickstarted his marketing career starting his own local business, teaching himself the world of social media & digital marketing. During that time, he began his role as digital media manager & graphic designer at Pisces Exotica Pet Emporium LTD. Jeff now join us with 5 years of social media marketing and digital media experience. Out of the office, you can find Jeff falling off his skateboard at one of the local parks, at home tending to his exotic pet collection, or at Recordland adding to his vinyl library.

Ian Templin


Ian is a Web Developer and Designer at Full Blast Creative. With a background in professional user experience, graphic design, web development and more, Ian is endlessly passionate about crafting personalized websites tailored to exactly the right audiences, and is deeply knowledgeable on both the creative and technical fronts. After graduating from Mount Royal University with a bachelor’s degree in Information Design in 2015, Ian went on to specialize in Web Development at SAIT Polytechnic - where he’s right in his element. When Ian is out of the office, you can find him either buried in a good book, or building custom computers.

Astrid Tam

Brand Manager

Astrid is a Brand Manager at Full Blast Creative. She graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from SAIT Polytechnic and majored in marketing. Astrid’s background in community engagement and peer tutoring has developed her passion for helping others. This alongside her experience as a travel agent provides insight as to how to evaluate and satisfy client needs.

Outside of work Astrid enjoys exploring new places, binge-watching tv shows and trying new recipes!


Ronak Davé

Client Engagement & Events Advisor

Ronak is the Client Engagement and Events Advisor at Full Blast Creative. With 15 years of experience gained at Mount Royal University as the Head of the Co-operative Education program in business, he worked with many client groups in a facilitation role and focused on building partnerships and relationships with them.

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two young daughters as well remaining active playing ball hockey, hiking and cycling. Ronak is also president of a local chapter in Calgary that focuses on community, sportsmanship and brand awareness.


Katie Dudek

Brand Manager

Katie is a brand manager at Full Blast Creative. She graduated with a Bachelor of Management degree from the University of Lethbridge with a major in marketing. With a background in digital media management, Katie brings two years of experience with a focus on social media, web, and e-newsletter management.

Outside of work, her passions include baking, photography, and enjoying a good podcast.


Jasmine Tan


Jasmine Tan is a Designer at Full Blast Creative. Starting as a self-taught designer in Photoshop before attending the Alberta College of Art & Design, they graduted from the Graphic Communications and Print Technology program at SAIT Polytechnic in 2017. With an extensive background in print, Jasmine brings a solid visual vocabulary, keen eye for design, strong writing skills, and dedication to quality to every project. They have a great passion for the arts and take a special interest in how design has evolved in different countries and communities.

Outside of work, Jasmine loves travel, art history, listening to podcasts, and being That Annoying Person who loves to dissects movies.


Kura Morrell

Brand Manager

Kura is a Brand Manager at Full Blast Creative. A recent graduate of SAIT Polytechnic, she received her diploma in Business Administration with a major in marketing. Kura has a background in digital marketing and copywriting for both a nation-wide real estate brokerage and a local tech startup. Additionally, she runs a travel blog with her two friends and is responsible for writing blog posts as well as handling the marketing involved. This has given her hands-on experience starting something from the ground up and has been a fun passion project to do in her spare time. 

Outside of work Kura is a big foodie and enjoys travelling and fitness. You can most likely find her trying out new, local restaurants with friends or in the gym working out.

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