Expert Meeting Facilitators
At Barn Raisers, we don’t just think different, we are different.
We’re not only expert meeting and workshop facilitators, we’re experts at business and operations strategy, marketing and communications, branding, strategic planning and more.
Combined, our partners have over 50 years of experience building companies and elevating brands.
CHAZ THORNE, STRATEGIC FACILITATOR
Chaz is a master strategist, best-selling book author and award-winning film-maker. He’s helmed multimillion-dollar companies in entertainment, technology and agri-tech. He’s also co-founder of The Give Agency – a pop-up event that has raised over $1.5 Million for Canadian non-profits. As both an artist and business leader, he has a unique ability to combine creativity with tangible outcomes.
An MBA graduate of the Kellogg School of Management, Chaz is also a sought-after strategic planning consultant for companies in Toronto, Halifax and Montreal. With a facilitation style that’s both informed and insightful, you’ll love what Chaz can do inspire you and your team on your next corporate challenge.
MIKE MALONEY, IDEATION FACILITATOR
A true “ideas guy”, Mike is a sought-after media relations and communications consultant for some of North America’s top PR and advertising agencies. With particularly deep expertise in the tech, lifestyle and enterprise spaces, Mike’s work has won international awards, resulting in millions of dollars’ worth of coverage in media outlets across North America.
Fueled by the belief that one great idea change the world, Mike helped found The Give Agency in 2015 and has been helping non-profits ever since. As one of our core retreat facilitators and workshop facilitators, Mike infuses strategy and creativity into every aspect of your Barn Raising.