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About Us

Discover the Heart & Why Behind huddle

Empowering small businesses to thrive in their communities

Our Story

huddle was founded to make a meaningful impact in the competitive business world. Our founder, Doug Daymond, with over 25 years of entrepreneurial experience, deeply understands the potential of small businesses. Having advised small business owners for
over a decade, Doug intimately understands the myriad challenges that confront small businesses – from navigating fierce competition and managing tight budgets to juggling marketing complexities, HR concerns, government regulations, and day-to-day operations.

It’s from this deep understanding that he conceived huddle, a platform meticulously and exclusively crafted to serve as a convenient, easy-to-manage haven for small businesses to connect with the communities they serve.

Our Mission

Well, it’s straightforward and serves as our foundation: to provide affordable, user-friendly marketing solutions that resonate with small businesses and the communities they belong to. We firmly believe in the power of storytelling, the strength found in connections, and the vital role of visibility in empowering businesses and nurturing community success. Without exception – our success is defined by your success.

Our Company Values

01.

We Think Customer

We aim to put our small business customers at the center of everything we do, taking the time to understand their needs; creating solutions that meet and exceed their expectations, enhancing everyday moments.

02.

We Care About People & Communities

We recognize the power of a community with a common purpose; empathizing with others’ point of view and acting with integrity to create a safe and healthy environment.

03.

We Value Innovation & Continuous Improvement

We are building a better future day by day; developing innovations that will create quality, consumer-centric, sustainable solutions.

04.

We Keep it Simple... Always!

We make the complex simple by driving out inefficiencies; which enables us to be agile, responsive and to get the job done.

Introducing the huddle Team

Driven by passion, integrity, and a natural desire to make a positive impact on the small business ecosystem, meet our huddle team. We’re more than just a business; we’re a family. We stand for honesty, fresh ideas, and simplicity in everything we do.

Doug Daymond

Founder, Managing Director
The visionary behind huddle
A charismatic leader with an unwavering commitment to fostering community growth, Doug blends his years of experience and passion for advising and mentoring small businesses with a keen sense of innovation, laying the foundation for huddle’s mission.

Debra Scott

Customer Success & Admin. Manager
The driving force behind our journey
Debra brings us together, inspiring, challenging, and uplifting us every step of the way. With exceptional customer service, boundless energy, unwavering dedication to community, and a heart of gold, Debra embodies the spirit of huddle and what we stand for.

Demi Beaumier

PR & Communications Manager

The Architect behind our Brand Narratives

Demi, a seasoned PR and marketing pro, excels in robust public relations strategies and brand growth. With experience across scales in Canada and internationally, Demi leads huddle’s communications with energy, expertise, and dedication to local initiatives.

Dinithi Satyapala

Integrated Marketing Manager

The creative mind fueling our socials

With a versatile skill set and a heart for making a difference, Dinithi navigates the digital landscape with finesse. Her strategic prowess and innovative thinking promise to amplify our brand’s voice, cultivate community, and drive meaningful connections.

David Hunter

Director of Design

The artist shaping our visual identity

David has over 25 years of experience, managing projects with variety of clients in the public, non-profit and private sectors. David specializes in working with small businesses, ensuring the quality of their design is up to the highest of standards.

We Support Local initiatives and Give Back to Communities.

Our team strongly believes in giving back and making a positive impact in our communities. It's not just an action; it's part of our identity. Through our Community Give Back Program, we allocate a portion of our annual sales revenue to support essential causes.
We focus on addressing critical issues such as food insecurity, poverty, homelessness, mental health, and animal welfare. Our commitment is to create a tangible difference, improve the lives and make a positive impact within every community we serve.
Join a movement that celebrates you, the small business owner and builds stronger communities.

With huddle, it’s about more than just business success; it’s about creating a legacy of positive impact and growth together. Let’s take this journey towards a future where every small business thrives as a cornerstone of its community.