Brian Levine

President, Talent
& Social Impact

Nicolas Métayer

Director, Talent
& Consulting

Kenny Zhong

Manager, Talent
& Social Media

Jannelle Chisholm

Social Media Consultant

James Lamont


Brian Levine

President, Talent & Social Impact

Brian J. Levine - Envision Sports & EntertainmentBrian Levine has 20 years of experience working with leading brands, professional sports leagues, athletes, event properties, national sports federations and all levels of government. Brian founded Envision S&E in 2012 with the goal of helping clients transform BIG ideas into reality. More than a decade later, Envision S&E has become a leading athlete sports marketing and sponsorship agency with a growing consultancy practice. Brian’s infectious enthusiasm in helping clients envision success and mobilize the necessary resources to realize goals is what drives him to this day.

Prior to founding Envision S&E, Brian worked in the Canadian office of IMG for clients including the Canadian Soccer Association, Stars on Ice and Toronto Fashion Week.

Brian was retained by Athletics Canada in 2010, Brian helped pioneer the creation of a new National Track League. He was also the driving force behind the Toronto International Track & Field Games, leading corporate sponsorship, government relations, marketing, communications and community engagement for the meet from 2010 to 2013. In 2009, Brian led sponsorship and the TSN partnership for the Usain Bolt headlined Festival of Excellence Track Meet at Varsity Stadium.

Brian began his career at the Canadian Football League and Wakeham & Associates Marketing, a sponsorship and venue naming rights consultancy. Brian is married with two daughters. So he may not have the time he once did to train and compete in triathlons but there’s a good chance that on your next call with him, he might be out on a run or cruising on his bike while he mulls over the next big client project.


Nicolas Métayer

Director, Talent & Consulting

Nicolas Métayer - Envision Sports & Entertainment

Nicolas joins Envision S&E after an unusual journey to the sport and entertainment industry. After graduating from the Royal Military College, he went on to serve as a Logistics Officer, achieving the rank of Captain and completing a 6-month deployment in Kuwait. After 9 years of service he left the military and made the leap to pursue his passion for sport and started working at Lumency on their sponsorship practice.

Nic has worked with clients such as Toyota Canada, Lexus Canada, TELUS, Castrol, General Mills and Manulife gaining experience evaluating, negotiating and managing partnerships in professional and amateur sports both nationally and internationally. He then joined Wasserman on the Air Canada account before COVID-19 caused turbulence in the airline industry. Nic’s passion for creating partnerships between brands and athletes led him to Envision S&E to assist with the growth of the company on the road to the Paris Olympic & Paralympic Summer Games.

Nic is fluent in French and English and enjoys travelling the world. In his spare time, you will find him on a bike or surfing the Great Lakes when there’s storms (and waves!).

Jannelle Chisholm

Social Media Consultant

Jannelle Chisholm - Envision Sports & Entertainment

Jannelle is a Bachelor of Law (LLB) student at the University of Law in London, United Kingdom where she continues upon her LSUC barrister and solicitor candidacy. Her interest in law began at Carleton University as an Honours Law, Policy, and Governance graduate.

She blends her Talent Management and Marketing expertise as the Vice President of Nycesound Productions Inc., developing the brands of talent to prepare them for a successful career in the entertainment business.

Her niche for brand building, creative direction, and understanding of the constantly evolving social media market has positioned her as the Content Lead for Canadian Olympian Andre De Grasse. Campaign management includes work with blue-chip brands like GoDaddy, Peloton, Sobeys, PUMA Canada, Cheerios, Eggs Canada, and RW & CO.

With her off-time, Jannelle enjoys traveling, sports, exploring cultural foods, and curating experiences.



Kenny Zhong

Manager, Talent & Social Media

Kenny Zhong - Envision Sports & EntertainmentKenny’s early experience in sport includes time working with the Oakville Soccer Club’s youth development program and catering at high profile events like the Honda Indy and 2019 NBA Playoffs. Kenny began as an intern with Envision S&E, in the midst of the pandemic and while completing his degree at the University of Western Ontario’s Kinesiology program with a specialization in Sport Management. A few months later, he was hired as coordinator, supporting Envision S&E’s up and coming talent. His insights, methodical attention to detail and athlete advocacy saw Kenny receive a promotion to manager in 2022.

Beyond overseeing relationships with brands like RBC, Krinos, and Google, Kenny is responsible for leading the team’s social media efforts, providing tailored content for each client.

Outside of cheering on Toronto’s sports teams and the Philadelphia Eagles, Kenny enjoys exploring new foods, DJing to sold out crowds in his bedroom, and searching for the perfect TikTok sound.


James Lamont

Communications Consultant

James Lamont - Envision Sports & Entertainment

James is the founder of Lamont Communications, and has more than 20 years of experience in the sports and entertainment field with the National Basketball Association (NBA), National Hockey League (NHL) and Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). Today he’s one of the country’s top sports and entertainment consultants.

Specializing in strategic planning, sports marketing and sponsorship, media and influencer relations, James’ client list includes such notable brands as: Labatt Breweries of Canada, Royal Bank of Canada, YouTube, Uninterrupted Canada, General Mills, Dove, Sony Music, Under Armour, BioSteel and Kraft Canada.

His distinctive experience was developed as both agency and in-house council creating and executing award-winning campaigns like the Cannes Lion D’or for Budweiser Red Lights in addition to national activations for CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada, the Olympics, FIFA World Cup, Tough Mudder and UFC.

A trusted strategic consultant, James works with a host of creative and communication agencies across the country connecting clients to Canada’s top sports media and influencers. He has advised high profile personalities such as George St. Pierre, Connor McDavid, Andrew Wiggins, Pascal Siakam, Denis Shapovalov, Marcus Stroman, Cabral “Cabbie” Richards and Andre De Grasse, as well as a host of other prominent business executives, athletes, and broadcasters.

James is married with a son and enjoys spending his weekends and COVID times at his (non-working) farm in Prince Edward County.