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Maketa (pronounced "Ma-kay-ta") is an organizational development consultant, master facilitator, artist and educator. For more than 17 years he has been leading individuals and groups toward their objectives and their highest potential. His passion for building intentional and engaged communities shines through his innovative and integrated approach.

He designs and facilitates high engagement strategic planning processes, ignites team development breakthroughs and inspires organization changing equity and inclusion practices.

Maketa’s approach is grounded in visual mapping, experiential learning the belief that creating and sustaining exceptional relationships is the core of successful outcomes. Using his experience as an adult educator, facilitator and artist he employs an inquiry-based approach that effectively draws out the collective knowledge of the group and inspires participation and creative problem-solving.

In all that he does Maketa integrates creative expression to elicit active engagement and deeper insight. He invites participants to take a creative approach and challenges them to take creative risks in order to uncover new possibilities for themselves and their organizations.


Maketa is also an Associate of The Grove Consultants International (San Francisco, CA) and LBC Action (Seattle, CA).
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Starbucks, Seattle Foundation, Social Venture Partners International, Telus International, SanMar, City of Seattle, National Parks Service, Corning Museum of Glass, Center for Native American Youth, The Aspen Institute, REI, Pilchuck Glass School, Washington State Budget & Policy Center, Win|Win Action WA, Portland Homeless Family Solutions, Mithun Architects, DLR Group, GGLO Architects, Cascadia College, Bellevue College, University of Washington Law School, St. Cloud State University, Northwest Association of Independent Schools, as well as many public and independent schools and school districts across the country.

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Maketa is a Seattle based master facilitator and highly experienced thought partner leading organizational development efforts for non-profit, government, higher education and corporate organizations.

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Thank You for being such a good listener Maketa. You did a marvelous job in holding sacred space for everyone to participate fully.

Children's Hospital participant