Ryan Townend has spent his life in pursuit of entrepreneurship. He discovered his business sense, coupled with creativity, during his childhood years. He later refined this business acumen at the University of Saskatchewan at the College of Commerce. His early marketing days were spent at the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park and Zoo, where he was to apply his talents in a not-for-profit setting.
Seeking to advance his career to the media industry, he relocated to Calgary and founded William Joseph Communications with the goal of creating an advertising agency that would incorporate smart strategy to provide the base for innovative and on-the-mark creative.