Marc Merulla

Marc Merulla
Founder | Sales and Program Director

Marc Merulla has been developing and delivering advanced experiential adult learning programs throughout Quebec, Canada and around the world since 1999. He is a specialist in fusing proven professional development training with entertaining team building activities that ensure interactive learning and great fun for all participants.

Marc has developed successful team development programs for such leading organizations as RBC, Pfizer, Hydro Quebec, L’Oreal, Rolls Royce, CBC, Molson, FIDO, Bayer, IBM, TELUS, Canada Revenue Agency and many others.

Marc is a graduate of McGill University’s Education program and remains passionate about helping individuals and organizations to realize their potential. Skilled at enabling others to move outside of restrictive comfort zones and become physically and emotionally involved in learning processes, Marc has also enjoyed being an Assistant Instructor in Concordia University’s Applied Human Sciences Department where he has taught topics such as human dynamics, leadership and risk management.

Marc has served on the Board of Directors of Youth Employment Services, founded the Montreal chapter of Executives on Auction and was the president of a Montreal chapter of Business Networking International (BNI). Co-founder of H2O Adventures, he is also an accomplished white water kayak instructor and sea kayak guide and has taught wilderness first aid and rescue across the country.

Marc Bartschat

Marc Bartschat
Founder | Vice President, Director of Operations & Finance

Marc Bartschat oversees TBMOQ’s marketing initiatives and manages all of the accounting and graphic design components of programs.

Prior to cofounding TBMOQ, Marc was the Director of Communications for Canadian Interuniversity Sport  (USPORT) and Communications Manager for the University of Ottawa. His career experience also includes advertising and interactive marketing business development with Grey World Wide and account management for RBC Royal Bank.

He also co-founded H2O Adventures, a company that provides an array of water-based adventure experiences for individuals, groups and companies.

Marc holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Williams School of Business Administration at Bishop’s University.

An avid outdoor enthusiast, Marc has taught white water kayaking for almost two decades and holds certifications in sea kayaking, scuba diving, sailing, swift water rescue and wilderness first aid. In 2017, Marc represented Canada at the World University Games in Almaty, Kazakhstan as part of the Communications team where he covered curling, hockey, alpine and mountain events.

Laurence Blouin

Laurence Blouin
Senior Program Manager

After obtaining her bachelor’s degree in Tourism and Hospitality Management, Laurence began her career as a destination representative for Transat Holidays. During the same period, she broadened her field of expertise while working with several travel agencies occupying various roles such as event producer, project coordinator and tourism representative.

Known by her clients for her reliability, she has served as a project manager for a Montreal-based hospitality agency as well as an event consultant for a philanthropic organization.

Laurence loves participating in sports and exploring the outdoors and is fascinated by culture and adventure, which has led her to travel the world.

Along with her many professional experiences, her travels and adventures have endowed her with a sense of resourcefulness, an excellent capacity of adaptation and excellent interpersonal skills.

Philippe Delisle

Philippe Delisle
Program Manager


Phil joined TBMOQ in 2019 after working as the Hospitality and Events Coordinator for the Montreal Alouettes.

Passionate about sports and leadership, Phil plans, coordinates and executes logistics on each team building event ensuring a positive impact for each participant.

A former semi-professional baseball player, Phil spent seven years pursuing his dream in the US, collecting a bachelor’s degree while playing four years at Southeastern University. He then earned an MBA in Sports Management while working part-time as coordinator for game management in the athletic department at the same school.

Not just a jock, Phil is a volunteer coordinator and translator at the Ste-Anne des-Plaines penitentiary and was an assistant youth leader at Legacy.  He also participated in a World Mission with Aboriginals in Australia.

He is passionate about ensuring that each moment counts for himself and the people around him.

Dylan Trevis

Dylan Trevis
Program Coordinator

As program coordinator, Dylan ensures that all logistics, components and details of each program come together to produce a coherent, well organized and on-time event.

He is responsible for aiding in all aspect of program development and implementation. Through hard work and dedication, Dylan ensures the best customer experience for all our clients.

Dylan holds a Bachelor of Commerce with specialization in Accounting at the John Molson School of Business. His main interests however lie in the direction of entrepreneurship and small business management.

An elite hockey player, Dylan has played competitive hockey across Quebec, New Brunswick and at the national level along with being drafted to the QMJHL. Now retired from the big leagues, Dylan uses his spare time for cycling, travelling and boating.

Dylan is a man of many hats doubling as the Manager of the Lachine Canal Nautical Centre by H2O Adventures.