Jessica Garza says her decade of experience as a police officer continuously informs the way she operates her agrotourism business, Moose Valley Ranch Inc.
'It's the lens through which I view my community and the kind of legacy I want to leave,â€
Having one person manage two branches of Washington Trust Bank isn't a normal operating procedure for the company, but 32-year-old branch manager Brandon Rose was not slow to volunteer his skills and fulfill both roles when he saw a need in the company.
Oladunni Oluwoye, a researcher and assistant professor at the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine at Washington State University, is working in a field that she hopes will cease to exist.
'I have a job because these disparities exist,â€ she says
Activist. Innovator. Leader.
Stephaine Courtney is described by her Rising Star nominator as driven to connecting people and sparking change for the underrepresented in the greater Spokane community.
As executive director and founder of The
Nico Archer is the newest partner-owner at Spokane-based DH, and he's making a difference at the agency and throughout the community, says his colleague and a vice president at the agency, Tyler Tullis.
During his eight years with the 27-year-old
Ryan Arnold has channeled his passion, breadth of knowledge, and interpersonal skillset to make a positive impact on not only the Inland Northwest, but the entire world, some of his peers say.
Arnold, 39, is the Coeur d'Alene-based vice president of
Nichole Mischke, 35, created the online media platform Uncovered to give people who are hiding debilitating secrets an opportunity to share their stories and eventually heal from the accompanied feelings of isolation and shame.
'It takes being vulner
Tony Reed is the longest-standing employee at Spokane-based Spiceology Inc., the fast-growing spice and rub manufacturer.
The 34-year-old executive director of culinary innovation uses his formal chef training to help develop new spice blends
Heavy equipment dealerships that provide machinery for land management and fire mitigation activities should expect an uptick in sales and rentals after this summer's devastating wildfire season ends, says Dave Kopp, of Spokane Valley-based FMI
Hayden-based organic soft drink maker Tractor Beverage Inc. says it's on track this year to avoid the use of 34.5 tons of synthetic pesticides in its food system, compared with conventional production practices.
Kevin Sherman, CEO of Tractor Beverage