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 co-founding 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.

Dylan Trevis
 

Dylan Trevis
Office of Special Projects

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 aspects 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 a 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.

Sebastian Martinez De la Garza
 

Sebastian Martinez De la Garza
Program Coordinator

A graduate of the John Molson School of Business, focussing on accounting and leisure science, Sebastian joined the team from Bell Canada where he held various management positions and led teams that accelerated the internal digital transformation at the beginning of the pandemic.

For TBMOQ, he supports the planning, coordination, and execution of team-building programs and events. Sebastian’s passion for experiential learning, outdoor education, and bringing people together are what lead him to join the team!

Sebastian grew up in Mexico where he spent his childhood playing sports at a high-performance level. His upbringing between two countries and his passion for sports have taught him how to turn challenges into opportunities.

In his spare time, Sebastian can be found organizing outdoor adventures, and creating opportunities for people to connect to themselves, others, and nature! He enjoys climbing mountains, trying new sports, and exploring the outdoors. He is always looking for new ways to grow, trying to do a little good every day!

William Vallinis
 

William Vallinis
Program Coordinator

As Program Coordinator, William helps with the preparation and presentation of live and virtual team-building programs. He holds a DEC in Community Recreation and Leadership Training (CRLT) from Dawson College. Prior to joining the team, he worked at Trail’s End Camp as the Sports Director and Program Director.

William lives an active lifestyle. If you see him outside of work, he is either at the gym or playing volleyball. He loves entertaining people. He believes that even though we become adults, deep down, there is a kid in all of us and he loves bringing that out of people.