executive bios

Market Access Canada's management and operations team are located in Toronto, Canada. We have representatives located in the following local metropolitan areas: Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary, Ottawa, Regina, Montreal, Winnipeg, Edmonton, and Halifax.

Dwaine Chrustie

As the Principal Owner of Market Access Canada, Dwaine brings over 25 years of business development, sales, marketing and channel management experience. He has managed Fortune 500 Company’s sales and marketing operations in Canada, possessing senior management skills and experience with channel knowledge in all aspects of business.

Dwaine has experience in multi-channels in Canada, including Consumer Electronics, Office Products, Office Furniture, Hardware, Industrial, Healthcare & Personal Care Products, Pharmaceutical OTC, Outdoor Living and Consumer Packaging. He partners closely with his clients to streamline the process of expanding markets and introducing products to the right decision makers in their respective channels.

Email: Dwaine@marketaccesscanada.com

Shanleigh Makonnen  Trade Analysist

Shanleigh Makonnen
Trade Analysist

As the Trade Analysist, Shanleigh Makonnen is responsible for New Channel Market Analysist and market share reporting. Shanleigh has 10 years of retail sales experience working for two of the top luxury department stores in the world. She is brand-focused, knowledgeable and attentive to customer’s needs and focused on exceeding their expectations. Shanleigh is dynamic and passionate about bringing manufacturer’s products to the storefront and introducing them to the Canadian Market.

Email: Shanleigh@marketaccessca.com

Teague Chrustie  Senior National Account Manager

Teague Chrustie
Senior National Account Manager

As a Senior National Account Manager with Market Access Canada, Teague leads account management and new channel development. Teague manages our fast paced Mass Market, Technology, E-Commerce, Reward and Incentives Channels. He has a B.A. in Political Sciences from University of Guelph. Teague is a nationally published award-winning landscape and food publisher and photographer. He is strategic and successful executing manufacturer's products using omni tactics.

Email: Teague@marketaccesscanada.com