Tieja MacLaughlin is the FOUNDER & ART DIRECTOR of TIEJA Inc.
Founded in 2017, TIEJA Inc. is a digital content and public relations agency that empowers brands, executives and individuals to proactively manage their online reputation.
Based in Toronto, ON, the organization employs the same, unique namesake as it’s founder, Tieja MacLaughlin.
Tieja MacLaughlin promotes a rigorous and proactive approach to branding, online reputation management and cyber-security, and is most proud of her impact protecting clients in crisis.
Inspired by her sports background, Tieja takes a team-first approach, working with brands to discover their own unique voice, and share it in an original way.
Tieja is an active community member, and has lent her voice to topics such as entrepreneurship, arts/culture, mental health, youth, and female leadership. She has appeared in numerous publications, and been featured as a keynote speaker at events including the Future Design School’s Young Innovators Camp.
Tieja has a breadth of knowledge and experience in media, communications, marketing, analytics, design and copywriting.
Prior to her current role, Tieja was active in the sports community. She held various positions with Hockey Canada, Rogers Sportsnet, the Ottawa Senators (NHL), Kitchener Rangers (OHL) and Canadian Women’s Hockey League. Career highlights include the 2010 NFL ProBowl and 2012 IIHF World Junior Championships.
Tieja studied English and Business Administration at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, ON, and has been certified in sought-after digital marketing designations from Google, HubSpot and Hootsuite.
In her spare time, Tieja volunteers with local organizations including the Canadian Mental Health Association and Daily Bread Food Bank.