Catalyst Consulting Group Strengthens Public Sector Team with Industry Veteran Ryan Hay

Catalyst Consulting Group announces the addition of Ryan Hay to the elite public sector team. With over 15 years of experience in the contract furniture industry, exclusively focused on federal and public sector sales, Hay is a seasoned professional with unparalleled knowledge and expertise in servicing the federal government. His impressive career includes notable positions in government sales positions at Inscape and Nightingale.

Catalyst Consulting Group, founded by Michelle Warren just two and a half years ago, continues to make significant strides in the industry. With the addition of Hay, Catalyst’s team consists of four senior consultants and one public sector specialist dedicated to helping furniture manufacturers and distributors succeed in federal and public sector sales.

Michelle Warren, Founder & President of Catalyst Consulting Group, expressed her excitement about the latest team addition, stating: “I am so excited to have Ryan on the Catalyst team. He is one of the most knowledgeable people I have met in federal and public sector sales. He was a mentor to me early in my career when I started out in GSA sales. He will undoubtedly help so many of our clients flourish in the public sector.”

Ryan Hay, speaking about joining Catalyst Consulting Group said, “When Michelle told me about her idea for Catalyst three years ago, I flat out told her that I would be working for her someday, and here we are. I could not be more excited to join her team and do all I can to help Catalyst and its partners. I get to work alongside people I have looked up to in this industry for years, I count myself very fortunate to be considered a peer among them.”

Hay lives in Ontario, Canada with his wife of 18 years, Natasha and their two year old shepherd/husky, Finnegan. Their family also includes his 26-year-old son, Mackenzie. A graduate of Sheridan College and Humber College, Hay studied Business and continued his education in American History, an area of study he has always been very passionate about. He is an avid golfer and overall sports enthusiast.


Catalyst Consulting Group is a consulting firm dedicated to empowering furniture manufacturers and distributors to thrive in the highly competitive and misunderstood landscape of federal and public sector sales. Founded by Michelle Warren in 2020, Catalyst Consulting Group specializes in developing strategic solutions, performing vertical market intelligence, process and program development, educating and mobilizing sales teams, aligning distribution and producing winning strategies in the public sector. For more information, please visit: