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Ways That Business Can Support Nonprofits with Tobie Spears | Marketing Expedition Podcast – Episode 54


Tobie Spears is the Executive Director of Guatemalan Humanitarian Tours, a non-profit organization that leads 11-day tours exploring the country, giving back, and having a blast while learning about life and how others live. Tobie graduated from the University of Utah with degrees in Sociology and Political Science and a Certificate in Criminology. She is lucky enough to have one awesome husband, two amazing daughters, and three crazy cats. Tobie fell in love with traveling when she was 17 and backpacked through Europe and drove from Utah to Canada with her two best friends. After college, she started traveling with her husband and daughters and in 2002 they spent 3 months backpacking through central Mexico. In 2013 they drove from Utah to Guatemala where they lived, worked, and volunteered for 3 months. Tobie stays busy working as a birth and postpartum doula and running her organization.

Podcast notes:

  • 00:00 – 01:45 Introducing Tobie Spears
  • 01:45 – 04:40 Tobie’s Tours in
  • 04:40 – 07:28 Tobie’s Preschool and Nonprofit Activities in Guatemala
  • 07:28 – 08:50 Target Market for Humanitarian trips
  • 08:50 – 10:21 Her daughter’s experience over the last 8 years of trips
  • 10:21 – 12:09 Parents and child experiences during trips
  • 12:09 – 14:30 Size and people on the trips
  • 14:30 – 15:25 How to find out more about her humanitarian trips
  • 15:25 – 16:28 Information on sponsoring
  • 16:28 – 17:17 YouTube Channel
  • 17:17 – 20:06 Tobie’s Path
  • 20:06 – 25:13 2021 Trip Information and Fundraising
  • 25:13 – 28:05 Marketing tools that have worked for Tobie
  • 28:05 – 30:52 Where Tobie sees herself in 5 years
  • 30:52 – 31:28 How to get in contact with Tobie and find her tours
  • 31:28 – 32:04 Closing and Find More at
  • 32:04 – 32:31 Visit to find out more!


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Etta Huwe

Etta is a graphic designer, who enjoys developing out of the box concepts and ideas for each project. Her favorite part about designing is her process, where she listens to loud music, creates ideas, and cranks out quirky designs. Read more about Etta. She’s an extroverted gal, who’s quite the goof. Her favorite hobby is spending time with friends and exploring new coffee shops. Her love for coffee is almost as strong as her love for design.

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