The Mactaggart Hryn Family

As community leaders and local professionals, brothers Will Mactaggart and Mike Hryn share a passionate commitment to strengthen the local Guelph-Wellington community. It is a family legacy they proudly honour, gaining personal benefit and growth from volunteering work and the financial donations they make to support the good work of the charities around the community.

The University of Guelph

University of Guelph is proud to partner for the 6th Oak Tree Project. Sharing a commitment to improve life together, the University is participating through its Community Engaged Scholarship Institute
(CESI) and ICON academic program that helps students solve real-world problems through collaboration and knowledge sharing.

The Guelph Community Foundation

The Guelph Community Foundation

As a founding partner and experts in charitable giving The Guelph Community Foundation has contributed in-depth knowledge of the community, its organizations, needs and opportunities. The Foundation leads Guelph and Wellington County Vital Signs, an in-depth analysis and report card of strengths and challenges in Guelph and Wellington County.

Pearl Street Communications

Pearl Street Communications

Pearl Street is a marketing and training company based in Elora. As a proud B Corp they believe that more voices and better communications are the foundation to improving how business, community groups and governments lead real change. Chief Listening Officer Curt Hammond has been part of the Oak Tree leadership team since OTP’s founding and their team contributes essential communications and social media support.

The Letter M Marketing

The Letter M Marketing

The Letter M is a Guelph-based branding and communications agency that focuses on creating brand identities and marketing strategies that strengthen communities. Agency owner Doug MacMillan has been part of The Oak Tree Project’s leadership team since day one, and with Pearl Street, leads branding and communications efforts for the project.

Insignis Design

Insignis Design is a Guelph-based website development and graphic design company that builds and hosts The Oak Tree Project website.

Ward 1 Studios

Ward 1 Studios is Guelph-Wellington’s premiere video production studio with a focus on impactful storytelling through video and animation. Ward 1 produces all videos used for public voting.


  • The Beingessner Family
  • The Mactaggart Hryn Family
  • The Miles Family
  • The Wilson Family
  • Bridgehouse Asset Managers
  • CI Investments
  • Palmer Audio
  • Polar Securities Inc.
  • Rosmar Drywall
  • Trez Capital
  • Vantage Asset Management