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The United Way of Kitsap County is under new leadership this year. David Foote, Executive Director, enthusiastically leads his Loaned Executives in asking Kitsap County businesses to help fund 31 nonprofit health and human service agencies that depend upon community giving. read more »


“You do not have to spend a lot of money to have a lot of style,” said Constance Swanlund, owner of Bad Blanche Collection and Bad Blanche Furniture Gallery. read more »


“My greatest challenge is that the days don’t have enough hours,” said AnnaLee Todd, owner and president of EHT Enterprises, a construction company in Port Orchard.

Because her company is five years old, she is required to wear many hats. Hats include chief financial officer, lead estimator, public relations and project manager. read more »


“I like to consult on changing laws and policies and procedures for government and corporations,” said Doña Keating, president and CEO of Professional Options, which has offices in Gig Harbor and downtown Seattle.

Keating addresses business and management consulting, the environment, community and economic development, public policy, advocacy, marketing, advertising, communications and information technology. read more »


Her passion for art is advocated by her business savvy. read more »


“American Financial Solutions is the biggest credit counseling agency in the country,” said Cuba Craig, president and CEO. “We have agreements with over 70,000 creditors. They lower the interest rates for our clients. Clients then pay us one monthly payment that we allocate to their creditors.”

Peter Ku, chancellor of the Seattle Community College District, asked Craig to start up American Financial Solutions. read more »


“I have a great job,” said Stacey Ames, marketing director for the Kitsap Mall in Silverdale. “My life is great!”

Ames has worked as the marketing director of Kitsap Mall for three years. The Macerich Company employs her. The company is a real estate investment trust, one of the largest owners and operators of regional malls in the United States — and the largest in the Western United States. The company operates 56 malls and 21 community centers in 21 states. read more »


“I love what I do, dealing with people,” said Maggie Brewton-Height, owner and agent of the Brewton-Hight Insurance Agency, Inc., in Silverdale. “I care about people and want to do the right thing. I am committed to customer service.”

She and her staff have built long-term relationships with their clients, helping families and friends to realize their dreams.

“We give financial security and peace of mind,” Brewton-Hight said. read more »


“I gave a speech in Moscow, Russia, on how to increase foreign investment in the Siberian region,” said Susan Veach of Accountability Plus, Inc., in Port Orchard.

Her accounting expertise opened the doors to contracts in Honduras, the Philippines, Guatemala and Mexico. In the Pacific Northwest, she teaches QuickBooks. She is an authority on forestland tax management.

Veach’s credentials include a bachelor’s in accounting and 20 years’ experience in the accounting industry. She worked for a general contractor as a controller in Auburn, Wash. read more »

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