Meet Our Team

The team at Marie Haynes Consulting Inc. is dedicated to helping businesses grow online in ways that comply with Google’s guidelines.


Marie Haynes is completely obsessed with understanding Google’s algorithm changes such as the Penguin algorithm and the Panda algorithm as well as Google Penalties.  For the last 10 years, she has been helping businesses learn how to improve their Google presence in ways that comply with Google’s Guidelines. See the about page for more on Marie’s background.



Alec Brownscombe is a Peterborough, Ontario native who earned a B.A. in History at Trent University before completing his journalism diploma at Algonquin College. He worked in the print media industry as an editor before branching into digital content design. He combined his writing skills, interest in content marketing and his love for his favourite NHL team, the Toronto Maple Leafs, while founding Maple Leafs Hot Stove, the most popular independent Maple Leafs website. Alec has a passion for producing content that both the reader and the search engine will love. He is particularly interested in Google’s quality raters guidelines and how Google identifies high-quality content.



Dylan Adamek grew up in Ottawa, Ontario and has always maintained a broad range of interests including playing guitar, physical fitness and investing. He has a passion for any topic involving business and how to help companies of any size succeed. He graduated from the financial management program at George Brown College in Toronto, Ontario and has previously worked for different financial institutions. His past experience has helped him cultivate a love for exploring consumer behaviour through analytics and content creation. He is excited by the prospects that search engine marketing and optimization present for him to help businesses increase their market share and visibility.



Cassandra Downton was raised in a military family and grew up at a number of Canadian Forces bases across Canada and in Europe. She specialized in microbiology at the University of Waterloo before working several years in Regulatory and Quality Assurance for the pharmaceutical industry. She eventually targeted her attention to detail and problem-solving skills towards SEO, and has become especially interested in understanding the technical analytics that Google uses to track website traffic.



Callum Scott moved to Ottawa from Scotland in 2017 where he read an MA in International Relations and Philosophy at the University of St Andrews. While writing his thesis on digital activism, Callum developed a fascination with how the digital experience is shaped through our communications and interactions with different networks and services. He is particularly interested in the rapid advancements in voice search, machine learning and ‘entity-understanding’, and is passionate about helping businesses understand how they can take advantage of these emerging markets.



Tobias Schlagenhaufer grew up in Ottawa, Ontario and has loved problem solving his whole life. His hobbies include playing Ultimate Frisbee, running, and watching Netflix. He is currently in transition between highschool and Carleton University, where he plans to study Computer Science. He has a passion for computers and programming, with the hopes of combining this background with S.E.O analytics to create useful tools.


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