About Us

Work with the best.

Twirling Umbrellas is a small team of dedicated professionals committed to developing solutions. With other agencies, you’re just another client. Twirling Umbrellas will partner with you to create a web and branding experience that’s precisely what you need. Your experience with us will be unlike any other agency – personalized, friendly, and familiar.

We don’t want to brag, but we’re pretty good at our jobs. Our experienced team of designers, developers, marketers and writers are dedicated to delivering websites that aren’t just good. In everything we do, we strive to be the best. Why settle for less?

What We Do.

Branding & Strategy

  • Brand Identity
  • Product Design
  • Packaging Design
  • Online Strategy


  • Content Marketing
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Photography
  • Videography

Digital Experiences

  • Website Design
  • Responsive Design
  • Ecommerce Design
  • Custom Development


  • Search Marketing
  • Search Optimization
  • Conversion Optimization
  • Quality Assurance

The spice of life.

It’s variety. We know all about it – we’ve worked on all manner of projects with all sorts of clients. From large businesses with a global reach to government organizations to promising startups, we have the experience to make your project a success. Twirling Umbrellas is a one-stop shop for design and development.

Confidence you can trust.

We aren’t just talk. Everything Twirling Umbrellas does is backed up with hard data and expertise. You’ll never be left wondering if your investment paid off – we’ll prove to you that the work we do achieves results. We’ll target key areas of growth and demonstrate with hard numbers how our improvements have benefitted you. We’re the agency that’s worth every penny.


Chris Stephens

Founder & CEO

Chris is our company’s Founder and CEO. He studied marketing and computer science with the Asper School of Business, and Athabasca University.

His expertise is in marketing strategy, analytics, semantic data, and business administration. Chris also teaches marketing at the Centre for Arts and Technology, while providing mentorship and internship opportunities to marketing and design students in Kelowna, BC.

Chris has been developing websites since the dawn of the world wide web, and has substantial experience in customer service, web development, and project management.

Carrie Mayhew (B.Des)

Creative Director

Carrie is our Creative Director, responsible for ensuring that our work follows brand guidelines, and remains visually consistent.

She graduated from the Alberta College of Art and Design in 2010, with a Bachelors of Design, majoring in graphic design, and minoring in advertising. Carrie’s expertise lies in digital and print design, art direction, colour theory, and brand strategy.

Carrie has organized photo shoots, advertising campaigns, and publishes the Okanagan’s premier wedding magazine (Adore). She also teaches branding and graphic design at the Centre for Arts and Technology in Kelowna, BC.

Colin Brinson

Lead Developer

Colin is our company’s lead developer and is responsible for delivering high-quality digital creative work that meets quality, usability, and accessibility standards.

Colin graduated from the Centre for Arts and Technology in Kelowna, BC, in 2012. He is an experienced software engineer who has created award-winning websites including eCommerce websites that handle hundreds of thousands in annual sales, media portals that receive hundreds of thousands of visits each month, and websites for local charities.

Tyler Reynolds

Web & Mobile Developer
Tyler is our web and mobile application developer. He is a highly talented programmer and designer capable of producing exceptional mobile applications and beautiful, responsive websites for clients big and small.

Tyler is proficient in Javascript, Sass, CSS, Python, and PHP, as well as all Adobe Creative Cloud applications. In addition to his design and development skills, he is a skilled photographer. His portfolio includes dozens of websites and multiple mobile apps for local and international businesses.

Let’s get started.

Are you ready to build your business? We’ve got the tools to make a difference for you, your company, and your clients. Let’s talk about how we can help.

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