Services & Booking
I offer my services using a sliding scale (based on availability and the specific project or client ability to pay). Contact me to see if you qualify for sliding scale pricing (we will determine the price together based on delivered value).
1-on-1 consulting, coaching, and training:
$250/hour or $1200/day rate
Varies, please inquire
I can help you launch your next product or business. I have direct experience in launching multiple successful start-ups including a digital agency, a food truck, and a national creative brand. My two decades of experience covers many areas including: management, fundraising, business strategy, digital marketing, design, computer programming, security, and proven strategies recruiting and retaining creative and millennial talent.
Through my company Wildist, I offer complete personal growth and leadership training curriculum, offering participants opportunities to grow and apply new skills through adventure travel and group seminars. I provide bespoke transformative programming using both wilderness and urban settings for personal growth, coaching and business development.
Please contact me regarding rates and availability for my services including:
Executive & Personal Coaching
Immersive Art & Themed Entertainment Consulting
Wilderness & Adventure Travel Programming
Retreats & Events
Damian Taggart is a serial entrepreneur and investor currently focused on Wildist, a dual bottom line startup using wilderness and adventure travel as a platform for personal growth and leadership training. Damian is excited about changing the world by teaching radical acceptance as a foundation for empowerment and positive social impact.
Previously as Chief Business Development Officer for Meow Wolf Damian created value for the company, planning and executing business strategy, project management, managing improvements to company processes and infrastructure. Damian worked alongside CEO Vince Kadlubek to identify new opportunities for revenue, social impact and growth - helping grow the company grow from a small startup to a $100 million national creative brand.
Prior to Meow Wolf Damian was founder and president of an award-winning software startup, Mindshare Labs. Damian successfully led Mindshare Labs for over ten years until selling the company in 2016.
Mar 2018 to present
Meow Wolf Inc
Chief Business Development Officer
Jul 2015 to Mar 2018
Mindshare Labs Inc
Founder & CEO
Jul 2006 to Sep 2016
St. John's College
Web Production Coordinator
2002 to 2003
Certificate in Financial Management
2017 to 2018
Wilderness First Responder Certification
National Outdoor Leadership School
MovNat Level 1 Certified Trainer
B.A. Media Arts & English
University of New Mexico
1998 to 2003
Business Regulation Working Group (formerly CBQL)
City of Santa Fe
2014 to 2016
MIX Santa Fe
Industry & Interpersonal Skills
Wilderness Guiding & Skill-building
Strategies for Business & Personal Empowerment
Strategies for Effective Empathetic Management
Business & Executive Coaching
Fitness & Natural Movement Training