Delivering quality educational resources from independent publishers.

Northrose Associates connects Canadian higher education faculty with innovative and economical educational resources from around the globe.

What We Do

We promote a growing number of exceptional educational tools and resources developed by independent publishers from around the globe.

Northrose Associates provide professional sales representation and market development for independent publishers in the Canadian market place. Focused and agile, purchase we meticulously uncover opportunities for our partner publishers with Canadian faculty, librarians and students. Our focus is on results and our commission based business model rewards growth.

In addition to providing sales representation in the Canadian Higher Education marketplace, we can also provide its partners with the following additional services:

Market Research & Development

We can conduct complete market scans to the course level for the Canadian Higher Education textbook market. Using both quantitative and qualitative tools Northrose can provide you with the detailed market insight necessary for effective new product launches.

Manuscript Development

We can facilitate peer reviews with Canadian academics for selected manuscripts. If required, we will provide a review summary and comprehensive development plan.

Fulfillment & Customer Service

Partnering with one of Canada’s leading academic publishers, we offer a complete full service solution. Warehousing, Order fulfillment and Distribution are handled professionally and seamlessly ensuring that titles are delivered in time to ensure maximum sell-through.

Our Partners


Meet the Team

Northrose Associates are all highly experienced sales and marketing professionals with deep backgrounds in Canadian Higher Education publishing. Each team member is strategically located to support clients within their region.


James G. Rozsa

Managing Director

An accomplished Sales and Marketing Executive with expertise in internationaland domestic markets.


Kim Schick

Sales Manager
B.C, Alberta & Saskatchewan

Her background as an educator enables her to understand the needs of faculty and students on a deeper level.


Carlo Dell’elce

Sales Manager

With several years of college teaching and extensive experience in educational publishing, Carlo will find the right solution for your classroom needs.


Heather Bergman

Sales Manager
Manitoba & Northwest Territories

A clear track record in creating, maintaining and supporting key customer relationships and has the ability to think outside the box.


Blair Lipsett

Sales Manager
Atlantic Canada

14 years of educational publishing experience both as a Sales Representative and Regional Sales Manager.


Paul McInnis

Sales Manager
Southwestern Ontario

With over 30 years of delivering customer focused solutions, Paul has held positions in Marketing, Sales Management, and General Management before eventually re-entering sales.

Get in Touch

Request a Desk Copy

If you find a book at one of our partner publishers that you feel might be a good fit for your course, just fill out the form and we’ll get you a complimentary review copy.