Meet the Team

We build Municipal sites that scale and change just like your Municipality

President and Team Leader

Greg Farries

Greg is the owner and President of Interstrategy Inc and will be the Team Leader of all the Civic Squared projects. In the past, Greg was the Project Director of Maple Leaf Web; a political education website located at the University of Lethbridge and has been involved with a number of high profile political websites and weblogs over the past decade. Greg has also worked with businesses, non-profit organizations and politicians from all levels of government to develop their Internet presence and online strategy. Greg has a Bachelors and a Masters degree in Political Science from the University of Lethbridge.

Writer, Editor

Andrew Tzembelicos

Andrew is an accomplished communications professional with over 10 years of experience in the communications industry. Andrew has worked with a number of large organizations, including the Office of the Prime Minister of Canada, the National Liberal Caucus Research Bureau and the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, writing, editing and proofreading various online and offline publications. Andrew has a Bachelors degree in Political Science and a Masters in Journalism.


Feijing (Pete) Xu

Pete, originally from Beijing China, have over a decade of experience in web and graphic design fields and has built a number of innovative websites for a wide range of clients across Western Canada. Two of Pete’s website designs were featured in the third volume of The Web Designer’s Idea Book. Pete has studied animation creation at Beijing Film Academy, obtained an Arts degree from Beijing Foreign Studies University and it working towards a Associate Certificate of Web Technologies at the British Columbia Institute of Technology.

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