Co-Founder, Photographer & Creative Director
Marianne Rothbauer is a professional lifestyle photographer with international experience. In addition, her work includes food styling, commercial, real estate and corporate photography. Marianne's passion and creativity brings the visuals and storytelling of local business owners to OttawaNeighbours. As a business owner, Marianne believes in creative collaboration and supporting local business.
Co-Founder, Business Development
Michael Irwin works in Financial Planning with Meldrum Horne & Associates, an independent group benefits and pension consulting firm based in Ottawa. His professional focus is on planning for business owners. Michael's dedication to networking and linking like-minded individuals brings the connectivity and collaborative spirit to OttawaNeighbours.
Contributing Partner, Content Creator & Strategist
Nikki is a content marketing expert and owner of Blue Whale Communications. With a focus on storytelling, she helps organizations grow by helping them build lasting connections with clients and the community. Her passion for getting to know other business owners and what motivates them everyday inspires her writing for OttawaNeighbours.