Scratchpad Consulting combines over a decade of content creation, business coaching, and social impact expertise all under one roof.


We are a husband and wife team with diverse backgrounds that converged in one area: helping passionate people create and share their stories.


Our Services

With an extensive background in business coaching, content creation, and social impact measurement,
our team offers innovative solutions to whatever challenges your business is facing. 

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Content Writing

Scratchpad Consulting specializes not only in crafting your message in your unique voice, but in creating a cohesive message across all your marketing materials to make sure your story flows seamlessly.

We specialize in:

  • Blog posts
  • Website content
  • Social media content and newsletters
  • Promotional materials
  • Presentation materials
  • Research across a variety of topics
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Social Impact

The way forward for new businesses is generating and measuring social impact. Customers want to feel good about the products they buy and we want to help you communicate the good you're doing for the world.

We specialize in:

  • Identifying impact opportunities
  • Crafting easy-to-track metrics
  • Building the basics into your everyday business
  • Spreading the word about your impact
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Business Leadership

Businesses at any stage require thoughtful planning and intentional management. With over a decade of leadership training experience, Scratchpad Consulting can help you align your actions with your goals.

We specialize in:

  • New companies or new directions
  • Identifying and leveraging your strengths
  • Finding your best product
  • Team-building and strengthening
  • Making your communication style work for you


Lauren Simonis

Lauren is a business coach and a leadership strategist. Her diverse background has taken her across three continents on her journey to find innovative, passionate entrepreneurs. She loves helping driven people meet their goals, find success, and create positive change in the world.

Mason Gates

Mason is a teacher, a poet, and a geoscientist. His diverse educational background covers a myriad of subjects including geology, history, literature, mathematics, chemistry, and physics. He is driven by words and the desire to tell a story with language driven to amplify your unique message.