Jim Button

For over 25 years Jim has been a leader in building experienced based marketing strategies that bring people and ideas together. At Evans Hunt Group, a digital marketing firm, Jim gets to focus that experiential background on a one-to-one relationship – helping customers participate in the brands they engage with online.

As a co-founder of Village Brewery, Jim is working hard to gather people around community. Using beer as a social lubricant he is leveraging his many experiences in marketing and building communities to create a more connected Calgary.

Prior to Evans Hunt and Village Brewery Jim was Vice President, Corporate and Community Affairs at Big Rock Brewery, he co-founded The Event Group and also worked at agencies such as Venture Communications, MacLaren:Lintas, Cossette Communications and JWR Advertising.

His passion for community investment has been a common thread through his career and has earned him a philanthropy award from the Canadian Association of Fundraising Professionals, two “40 Under 40” awards with Avenue Magazine, and an e-Award for Community Service from Alberta Venture Magazine.