Brenlee Coates

Creative Director



You can feel Brenlee’s all-gas-no-brakes type of love in everything she does, especially in her self-published book she wrote for daughter.

Brenlee has wielded the pen behind many of UpHouse’s award-winning campaigns, including the Sexuality Education Resource Centre’s Sex Ed for Everyone and Consent at Work campaigns, the Huddle brand, Abilities Manitoba’s Barrier Town and Locked Out of Life.Her work on Locked Out of Life for the Cerebral Palsy Association of Manitoba won multiple awards and influenced real change for people with disabilities in Manitoba.

Brenlee is known for crafting breakthrough creative that matters—while also managing to find the “heart” in every brand. She believes in holding our concept and copy team accountable to delivering top-quality creative that’s not only powerful, but accessible, authentic and representative of a better society—not just the one we live in now.