OK 5: Owners of Growing Service Businesses
This team is a mature group of growing service businesses.
Meeting time: First Thursday of the month from 12 to 3pm
Christine has worked, played and volunteered in Bend (save a short stint in Santa Fe) since her move here in 2001. She was a founder of Volunteers in Medicine and served as Executive Director for 5 years. After leaving that post, she assisted in the start-up of a VIM model clinic in San Francisco. She has served on numerous boards including HealthMatters, Bend 2030, DogPAC and, most recently, Central Oregon Locavore. Additionally, she has assisted numerous non-profits with special events, board development, major gift solicitation, and strategic planning around growth.
Prior to moving to Bend she worked for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. Christine has an undergraduate degree in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin and a Master’s Degree in Public Health from the University of Washington.
I have been a freelance commercial photographer and film maker for 15 + years. My career and client base has grown to includes both local and national clients across many industries. I am very passionate about creating images of people in their environment and collaborating with brands and organizations to tell their stories and help move their missions forward. I am the owner of Martin Sundberg Photography.
Jimmy Smith is the owner of Smith Martial Arts & Fitness. He was brought up in foster homes since the age 3 and survived through hardship of inner city living in Los Angeles Ca. I was fortunate to have a foster parent that introduced me to Martial arts and has competed in competitions from boxing, kickboxing and was fortunate enough to work in Hollywood as a stunt double and assistant fight choreographer. I also lived in as personal trainer, bodyguard for private client in Los Angeles.
Cathy has been an entrepreneur for 25 years, and previously had a commercial cleaning company. She went back to school for her Masters degree in Oriental Medicine and is currently a Licensed Acupuncturist/Herbalist and doctor of Oriental Medicine nationally certified. She is the owner and founder of Pacific Herbs, the company she always wanted and her last start up.
Larry is the President of Press Pros Printing. As a full-service printing firm, we provide many business-to-business services you might not expect to find under one roof. Yes, we print just about any business form imaginable, but we also provide many collateral sales and marketing services to help you grow your business.
Tanya is the President at Precisely Payroll Incorporated. Precisely Payroll was founded by Tanya in January of 2007. Prior to this, she managed a payroll outsourcing office in Eugene Oregon for 9 years. She is a Certified Payroll Professional through the American Payroll Association and also has a B.S. in Business Administration from Pacific Union College. Tanya is involved with the local chapter of the American Payroll Association and the Entrepreneurial Council Board for the Bend Chamber of Commerce.