Alanna Imbach / Vibe Coworks

Alanna Imbach is the CEO and Cofounder of Vibe Coworks, Kitsap’s largest, most cutting-edge shared workspace and coworking community. She uses her expertise as a storyteller, partnership builder and scrappy innovator to revolutionize the world of work+life, build communities and help businesses and nonprofits drive people to action.   Continue reading

Amy Sanford Schmidt / Lilypad Business Services & Consulting

As a child, I enjoyed putting jigsaw puzzles together and could concentrate for hours on end.  I always started with the outside pieces then worked my way in by color groupings.  This activity prepared me for business well.  I knew I would be in business at a young age but just not sure the role I would play. Continue reading

Aaron Schmookler/ The YES Works

Aaron Schmookler had his first article on creativity and innovation published at the age of eleven, when the editor of a parenting magazine noticed his innovative mindset and asked him to write about taking inspiration for play wherever you can find it. Continue reading

Dave Frederick / The Coffee Oasis

Dave Frederick is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of The Coffee Oasis.

The Coffee Oasis’ vision is to change the world for homeless youth in one community after another through evidence-based programs supported by sustainable coffee businesses. Continue reading

Jason Erickson / Vehicle Films

Jason Erickson is an award winning filmmaker who just finished editing Alan Rudolph’s latest feature film, Ray Meets Helen, earlier this year.  The film stars Keith Carradine, Sonda Locke and Jennifer Tilly. Continue reading

David Shapiro / Excell Puget Sound

Dave Shapiro is the CEO of Excell Puget Sound. He draws on his extensive leadership experience to mentor CEOs and business owners throughout the Puget Sound and West Coast. Continue reading

Earl Bell / EarlBell.com

Earl Bell is the founder of EARLBELL.com. He is a success coach and trainer who works with company owners and leaders that want to learn how to compete and win in the game of business. Continue reading

Dr. Craig Adams / Poulsbo Animal Clinic

Dr. Craig Adams is Medical Director and Owner of Poulsbo Animal Clinic in Poulsbo, Washington.  He has owned Poulsbo Animal Clinic with his wife Bethany, also a veterinarian, since 2009.  Although the practice has been in Poulsbo since 1952, before they purchased it, it was stagnant with approximately $500,000 in annual revenue and negative profit. Continue reading

Michael & Kathryn Oskouian / First Underwriters, Inc.

First Underwriters, Inc., located in Kirkland, Washington.  We pride ourselves in providing insurance for the Small, Medium Businesses. Our clients benefit from competitive, sophisticated insurance and risk management solutions. First Underwriters, Inc. team of insurance professionals consists of individuals with a wide range of expertise, many of whom are considered regional and national leaders in their respective fields with over 90 years of experience collectively.
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Diana Smeland / Port Ludlow Associates

Diana Smeland became President of Port Ludlow Associates in 2007, after serving as the interim President during 2006.  Smeland has a long career in the financial arena, starting with Weyerhaeuser, moving to Pope Resources, then to Controller for Port Ludlow Associates. Continue reading