By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC
OKANOGAN, Wash. – When Colette Jones left full-time work as a hair stylist in 2007 to pursue a career in custom clothing design, few would have predicted that five years later she’d own her own upscale beauty salon and spa – with retail space for boutique clothing.
SPOKANE – Three Certified Business Advisors with the Washington Small Business Development Center were presented with the Ron Battles Excellence Award this week.
The awards were presented by SBDC State Director Brett Rogers at individual ceremonies to Kathleen Purdy, Olympic Peninsula SBDC; John Rodenberg, Tacoma SBDC, and Zev Siegl, Highline Community College SBDC, in recognition of their quality service provided to clients in their SBDC service areas.
“Kathleen, John, and Zev were selected for this award based on a number of glowing client nominations, their individual bodies of work demonstrating commitment to excellence, and their ‘above & beyond’ approach to clients, to the community and … » More …