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Fun and collegial atmosphere rule this Seattle distributorship.

Catalyst Marketing

Tom Havens, far right, believes that Catalyst Marketing (asi/159067) should be a fun and unique place to work. And so, there are group canoeing outings – with major competitive aspects to it, as can be seen by the orange team here at a recent event. Plus, there’s the legendary Halloween parties and regular group events like when the crew took an off-site cooking class, preparing pesto-stuffed chicken and enchiladas for a youth shelter. “We take our work very seriously but we don’t take ourselves seriously at all,” says Cathy Sapiro, HR director of Catalyst, which Havens founded 15 years ago. “That’s why all of our job postings say that having a sense of humor is very important here.”

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