About Elite Image

About Elite Image Design & Print

Our Story

Elite Image was founded in 2011 by Catrina Elliott in the basement of her home. Started as a marketing firm, the idea was to give entrepreneurs the support and marketing tools to help grow their business. We started with consulting, and over the years have grown into one of the largest marketing firms here on Vancouver Island. Elite Image grew both in business, operations and geographic scope because of the innovative marketing solutions, strategic business partnerships and commitment to providing the highest level of service to their clients and partners. We offer a full range of in-house services; from graphic design, print, signs, packaging, mailing services – you name it and we can do it.

At Elite, we are confident that we will meet all of your expectations. We can deliver an outstanding brand that will land new business and foster new business connections. We will develop effective materials that will deliver the unique personality of your company. We will provide a set of tools to help you sustain your brand across all of your materials going forward. We will design and implement a web presence that will convince visitors to take the next step with your

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at your convenience. We look forward to working with you!


Our Team

President/founder . catrina@eliteimage.ca

Catrina is natural leader and driven entrepreneur with a keen eye for business opportunities and an incredibly positive person to be around every day….

Client care . val@eliteimage.ca

Val has joined our team as our Client Care Representative. With over 30 years experience in customer service and management – she is here to answer any questions….

Print manager . rene@eliteimage.ca

Meet our Print Manager. What can we say about him? He’s a master printer, knows everything about it and it shows in his work. Rene is a no-nonsense work guy, who will work into the wee hours….

Print shop services . print@eliteimage.ca

Cody is the main production support in our print shop. From printing, to folding, to finishing – Cody gets print projects out the door in the most timely and efficient manner….

Graphic design . corinna@eliteimage.ca

Take a 5.3ft bundle of creative enthusiasm, and you stumble upon Corinna. Her friends call her the “mom” because she will always have your back. Corinna loves the thrill….

Accounts payable . kim@eliteimage.ca

What can we say about Kim? Well, to begin with she is more organized than a person without a team of assistants should be. Oh, and she’s tough as nails, but in the best kind of way!….


Gary has been with Coastal Colour Printing since 1995. Gary likes to spend time with his family and enjoy the outdoors, such as hiking, fly fishing and mountain biking….

Small offset Press & Letterpress Pressman

Rod joined Coastal in 2004. He moved to Vancouver Island in 1971 from Ontario and is still charmed by the Island’s natural beauty. Rod and his wife Chris love spending time….

Production Specialist info@coastalcolour.ca

Jay has been in the print industry since he was five years old! His father owned a print shop right here in Nanaimo, and Jay became an experienced Print Specialist before he could read! In his spare time you can find Jay chilling in his backyard with his puppy or participating in sports such as gold, baseball and soccer.

Print Operator/Production Specialist . print@eliteimage.ca

Rob is one of our amazing Print Specialists! He is married with 4 beautiful children and 5 grandchildren. In his spare time he enjoys restoring cars and attending classic car shows. He started in the graphic arts industry in 1986 and worked for a typesetting print company in Tacoma, Washington.

Sign Production Specialist

Connor is our sign specialist, who is very knowledge about all things marketing and social media! In his spare time he enjoys music, going to markets, and enjoys being creative with writing and making video edits!


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Office pup . thepups@eliteimage.ca

Bruno is a sweet boy and a good soul with a very tender heart. He is super friendly with all dogs, and makes friends with anybody (including donkeys!) Bruno loves long walks and never seems to tire out.

Office pup . thepups@eliteimage.ca

Tia is a lovable princess, and she especially loves you if you have food. Any food. In fact, she loves food so much that she can hear the tiniest crinkle of the smallest piece of cellophane and comes running….

Office pup . thepups@eliteimage.ca

Glo is our darling rescue from Peurto Vallarta. She’s a shy little girl, but her curiosity often gets the best of her. She’ll timidly give newcomers a tiny sniff before running away, just to coyly run back….

Our mission

To provide the highest quality design and print services at fair and competitive rates.

To maintain the highest level of operational efficiency, focusing on offering effective products and services, supported by the highest level of customer service. Always ask ourselves, does this product or service offer value to our clients.

Core values – Our Guiding Principles:

Our core values define us and differentiate us from competitors. Our commitment to these core values is not optional, and never wavers.


Dealing fairly and openly with team members, clients, suppliers, the community and industry partners.


Produce exceptional work, deliver on our promises and constantly strive to redefine the standard of excellence in all products and services we offer by providing value to our clients.

Customer Excellence

Delivering value through performance, communication and service quality.


Be the experts in our field in everything we do through creativity, collaboration and developing products and services that strengthen customer preferences.


Using good judgment, staying focused and being accountable for what we say we are going to do by taking responsibility for our actions and tasks.

8700Happy Clients
2105 star reviews
10Years in Business
17Team Members