Our Experts

Across Ignite, Catalyst and ARC, we have skilled and experienced experts leading our moderated co-working, co-writing and co-creating sessions available to members

Experts in the Room

The only virtual support system for Impact-Driven Business Owners, Entrepreneurs, Founders & Culture Creators that takes you from Idea to Implementation with our signature DONE-WITH-YOU model. You deserve to be heard, supported and celebrated. Whether you have been in business for a minute or what feels like a millenia, come grow, scale and thrive in the Workrooms.

Catalyst Experts have been members for over 6 months and are an integral part of the culture creation process.

Marissa Loewen

Lead Strategist, Chief Nourishing Officer

Marissa Loewen

Marissa leverages her 27 years of experience building, marketing and growing businesses to help members of the Catalyst grow, scale and thrive. Marissa is the Founder of Create the Rules. She laughs loudly and loves giving jazz hands.

Lacey Cahill

Cat(alyst) Herder & COO

Lacey Chaill

Lacey not only keeps everything operational, she is also our email, funnel and systems expert. She will likely ask if she can run your Human Design profile and will always be there to help celebrate your wins. 

She also has a weird love of accountability so if you need to keep on track, find Lacey!

Briar Harvey

Super Connector, New Media Marketing

Briar Harvey

Briar brings 20+ years experience in Operations, Accesibility, and Neurodivergent approaches to building a business. Briar also is heading up CatalystOnAir, our member radio station and runs the NeuroDiversity Media Network. Briar has cats. 

Biba Atta

Personal Evolution Facilitator

Biba Atta

Biba is a brilliant business strategist that focuses on the personal evolution journey of the business owner. With her deep and profound powers of really seeing people, she is a major part of the Catalyst and is a founding member. She will not hesitate to Bad or Badder Cop you if you try to sabotage your success. 

Alice Miriam

Audience Nourishments

Alice Miriam

Alice is our expert in building relationships between businesses and their audience. She loves designing challenges, connection points and community.

Faith Clarke

Belonging, Inclusion and Culture

Faith Clarke

When Faith comes into the Workrooms, everyone has a better day. That’s because Faith is all about creating a culture and community of belonging. Her strategic mind paired with her open, loving heart make her a powerful partner for organizations who recognize they need to invest in their people.  Want to design a culture of belonging in your business? Faith is the expert you need. 

Darci Ellenberger

Word Confectioner

Darci Ellenberger

Darci leads our co-writing program using her sweet skills in crafting quality branding, copy and content. Her company Sweet Tooth Creative is one of our top referrals for folks who need tasty words in their branding. 

When she’s not scooping up words into a sweet treat, she creates incredible tools for planning, content creation and planning. Ask to see her Canva whiteboards. Seriously. 

Deonn Venture

Senior Sorcery Advisor

Deonn Venture

No really. Sorcery. We are pretty open here about the kind of businesses we support – from spiritual, magic and witchcraft to digital businesses, artists and brick and mortar stores. Deonn leads our advisory council in this area so we can help keep business ethical, responsible and full of good rituals. Don’t worry the only hexes we have are the kind that begin with # and end with code. 

Carolyn Ann

Notions Wizard

Carolyn Ann

We love a good Notion database and Second Brain here at the Catalyst and Carolyn uses her experience with a neurodivergent multi-passionate focus to create the best Notion Strategies for our members. From organizing the chaotic idea clutter, to designing courses and creating stunning brands, Carolyn leads the strategy behind curbing idea clutter. 

Attend or Host Your Own Workshops

Catalyst Members get free or special pricing on all public workshops and salons PLUS if you would like to host a workshop for members and the public, we set up everything for you. A branded room specific to your company, the online ticketing agent, marketing to our growing audience and a space for you try out new ideas while earning income for your knowledge.

A group of framed pictures on a wall in a room.

Done WITH You Support

We work on your business live right in the business in our moderated co-working times (Sunday to Friday) with a growing list of experts from within the community so you know they are vetted and experienced. All of our paid experts have been a member for at least 6 months. Whether you’re working in the main co-working rooms as a group or getting 1:1 personalized time – your access to support and the rooms is unlimited.

Be in the Room with the Catalyst.

“I created The Catalyst because we needed a place where business owners could come in and ask for help with whatever they were working on, vent about their business, have a shoulder to lean on when life gets in the way and to create great ideas with each other. The culture here is about creating great businesses AND nourishing the risk takers who create them.”

Marissa Loewen

Founder

What We Work on in CATALYST

Strategy for Growing Your Business Your Way

There are so many courses and group programs offering you just one part of your whole growth strategy. With Create the Rules CATALYST – we work on your entire growth plan – from operations to marketing, from hiring a team to onboarding your clients, to nourishing you and your team and planning for all opportunities and obstacles that come with growing & scaling your business.

Sweets & Desserts
Marketing & Media Relations
Chinese Food
SEO & Content Strategy
Barbecue Items
Social Media
Salads Collections
Funnels & Automation
The Royal Food
Business & Profit Plans
Hot & Cold Drinks
Operations & Team Building