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Our Story

Discover the Heart & Why Behind huddle

Empowering small businesses to thrive in their communities

Our Story

huddle emerged from the passion and expertise of Doug Daymond, a seasoned business advisor and mentor with over 25 years of guiding and supporting small enterprises.
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.

Welcome to huddle, where small businesses find their voice,
and communities thrive

Created exclusively to uplift local enterprises, huddle isn’t just a marketing platform; it’s a place where small businesses truly shine, both online and in your neighbourhood.

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 small businesses 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.