Solo Business Stories: Anita Havemann wanted to do financial consulting for years. When the time was right, she worked with Jackie.

How Anita Havemann’s financial consulting business launched. Name of Business:  Lean Advantage, LLC. How many years in business?  Just had my 1-year anniversary. What does the business do? Help finance teams with Business Process Improvement using lean concepts and provides interim Controller services. What led you to do this business?  “I’ve wanted to do consulting for Read More …

Solo Business Stories: Quoin Design was trying to find its footing. Then they worked with Jackie and made discoveries.

Quoin Design was trying to figure out what its brand was.  Jackie helped narrow that down. Name of Business: Quoin Design, owned by Joshua and Qiana Rickabaugh Rich.  Name meaning: “It is an architecture term for corner,” according to Joshua.  “It is also hard ware that holds letters in place in typesetting.  And, it is close Read More …

Solo Business Stories: Why David Kavanaugh’s vision is important for musicians

David Kavanaugh saw a need in the music community.  He found an innovative way to do this with the Musicians’ Club of Oregon. Name of Business: Musicians’ Club of Oregon The Path that Led to the Business Formation: Where could musicians go to meet other musicians?  Where could they practice in a dress rehearsalp-like setting?  If Read More …