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ainbridge Island’s working women do something more as they juggle the many demands of work and family. They also contribute, over and over again, to the philanthropic health and civic life of their community. They give to our auctions. They take on leadership positions and help to educate our children. They volunteer for groups working to house, clothe and feed islanders in need. So this week, take a moment to say thank you to the many women who, in one fashion or another, make this island run. Their contributions are immeasurable. The profiles featured in this section are paid advertising. We at The Bainbridge Island Review salute them!


Pattie O’Loughlin Marmon

Dr. Lucia Vracin & Dr. Morgan Rilling Island Health & Chiropractic

Professional Real Estate Assistant and Marketing Expert. I work at Windermere Bainbridge, offering exceptional marketing products above and beyond the average real estate products, paying special attention to online presence and unique visibility platforms.

Dr. Lucia Vracin has been a valued and trusted chiropractor on Bainbridge Island for the last 20 years. She is proud to once again be voted “Best Chiropractor” for 2015.

Pattie O’Loughlin Marmon A Real [Estate] Girl Friday Photography | Inspiration | Design Windermere Real Estate/BI, Inc. www.arealgirlfriday.com

Marleen Martínez


Sales and Marketing Consultant of the Bainbridge Island Review

9431 Coppertop Loop, Suite 204 Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

I feel so fortunate to live on Bainbridge with its small town charm, friendly merchants and wonderful sense of community. After working in real estate for more than a decade - and continuing to work as a broker for Johansson Clark, I have expanded my career into the advertising field with the Bainbridge Review. It’s been rewarding for me to help push local businesses into the spotlight, earning “Ad of the Year” honors twice in the past three years in Washington state’s best newspapers competition. Providing successful marketing guidance is all about building relationships - getting to know my clients, exploring their needs and earning their trust. My goal is to exceed your expectations. Together we can craft the right message to deliver new customers and build your business.

Dr. Lucia Vracin is very active in our community, participating with many organizations such as Arms Around Bainbridge and the MS Walk. She is an active member of Bainbridge Island Rotary and the Chamber of Commerce.


Dr. Lucia Vracin is proud to announce the expansion of her practice with the addition of her new Associate, Dr. Morgan Rilling. Dr. Rilling’s commitment to integrity and patient-centered care is congruent with the guiding philosophy of Island Health & Chiropractic. With the addition of Dr. Rilling, office hours will be extended to six days a week.


Bainbridge Island

206.842.6613 Sales and Marketing Consultant mmartinez@bainbridgereview.com



Jenny Coates

OCTOBER 30, 2015

Julie Rust

Tax and Business Law Attorney Jenny, admitted to practice law in the states of Washington, New York and Massachusetts, holds an LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law and a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School where she was a Deans Merit Scholar and served as an editor for the Journal of International Law. Jenny received a B.A., cum laude, in English from Yale University. She came to Bainbridge Island in 2006 after practicing law for 16 years in New York City at top tier law firms including Dewey Ballantine, Brown & Wood and Sidley Austin. After 4 years in the cross-border tax practice group at Dorsey & Whitney in Seattle, Jenny formed Jenny Coates Law, PLLC on Bainbridge Island. Jenny advises clients on a variety of international and domestic tax issues, business structuring, contract review and business planning. Jenny is currently a member of the Washington Bar Association, Section of Taxation, the Seattle Tax Practice Group and Washington Women in Tax. Jenny enjoys singing with the Bainbridge Chorale, playing mandolin, ukulele, guitar and piano and she is a published poet. Jenny currently serves on the board and executive committee of the Bainbridge Island Humanities & Arts Council. She also volunteers at Paws with her daughter Cymbeline.

The Fluffy Ruff Dog Spa - Owner

Julie and her husband, Sean, moved to Bainbridge

Island in 2008 for her to open The Fluffy Ruff Dog

Spa. Julie first decided to pursue grooming in 2004, when she did some volunteer work at an animal

shelter. It was at that time she realized how much she enjoyed spending hours on end around dogs. Now, dog hair and dog breath, wet noses and

furry hearts are the order of the day at The Fluffy

Ruff Dog Spa. Each dog’s groom is customized to match the dog’s lifestyle with owner wishes and

breed looks, while keeping dogs happy as possible, in a creative process that inspires daily.

Julie is an award-winning pet stylist, and

encourages all her staff to pursue continuing

education and certification as well. They attend

344 Tormey Ln NE # 173 Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 (206) 842-3599 www.TheFluffyRuff.com

multiple grooming trade shows every year to stay current on new products, tools, and techniques.

206-780-7934 • jenny@jennycoateslaw.com • www.jennycoateslaw.com


Maureen Buckley

Susan Lorenz

Jennifer Saez

Carrie Greer

Coreen McConaughy

Kimberly Malzahn

Originally a New Englander from Connecticut, she has called Bainbridge her home since 1980 when the population was only 7,400! Attended Eastern Connecticut State College. Loves gardening, her whippets and is an Equestrian enthusiast. Managing Broker since 1983.

UC Berkeley grad. Moved her family to Bainbridge Island in 2006, and has worked in special ed at the school district. Resourceful and well-connected, Susan loves to help new residents get established in the Bainbridge Island community. Life is good on Bainbridge Island!

UW grad, born raised on Bainbridge, and knows the ins and outs of the Island. Broker since 2006. Jennifer’s connections, professionalism, and knowledge will help you find your special place on our beautiful island. Life is good on Bainbridge Island!

Pepperdine grad and MBA from Loyola. Raised in Los Angeles, moved to the Island in 1996 and raised her three kids here from Montessori through high school. Broker since 2006. She enjoys tennis, photography traveling and design.

California State Dominguez Hills grad in English Literature. Loves people, architecture, and interior design. Has called Bainbridge Island home for the last 14 years.

Has worked in the real estate profession for 15+ years, first as a loan officer & financial manager, then as an agent/broker. Kimberly prides herself on giving unsurpassed customer service and going the extra mile to ensure the satisfaction of her clients. Her passions include wildlife viewing/ education & traveling w/ her family.

206-842-4099 • 168 Winslow Way, Bainbridge Island • www.BuckleyRealEstate.com

Olga Cooper Family and a love of Puget Sound brought Olga, most recently from Texas, to the Bainbridge Island area. Olga enjoys photography and the great outdoors. Broker since 2007.

OCTOBER 30, 2015




Everything Marsha Novak does centers on moving well – “the place where learning to move meets moving to learn,” she likes to say. Novak, of Bainbridge Island, is the owner of Moving Well Physical Therapy and Movement Education. She’s been in private practice since 1998, and prior to that worked at the University of Washington Sports Medicine Clinic. She has a degree in physical therapy from the University of Washington. But her work has never been about medicine or healthcare. It’s always been about movement. “When someone comes to see me and they have knee pain, I’m not looking to just ease the knee pain,” she said. “I’m looking to find what’s at the root of the problem. Is it how they stand? It is how they move? My work is about helping client discover new, more efficient patterns of posture and movement.” Having been in the movement business for more than 30 years, Novak had a practice in Fremont and one on Bainbridge Island, until 2010, when she began working solely on Bainbridge. Typically, she’s working with from 15 to 30 clients at one time, ranging from adults with pain and neurologic conditions to children who have special needs. She is best known for her work as a Feldenkrais practitioner. Thought working primarily as a Feldenkrais practitioner, her work is based in her physical therapist roots and incorporates aspects of other disciplines. In the Feldenkrais method, the practitioner directs attention to habitual movement patterns which are inefficient or strained, and teaches new patterns using gentle, slow movements. Slow repetition is thought to be needed to impart a new habit and allow it to begin to feel normal. The method was developed by Moshe Feldenkrais and aims to reduce pain and improvement physical function. Sometimes clients follow verbally directed movements and repeat them. Other times the practitioner uses hands-on to guide the movement. Recently, Novak has been working to extend the work she does to help children

with learning disabilities and limitations. She’s always been interested and involved in education including teaching Kinesiology at Cornish College. So this is a natural progression, she said. What she has discovered is that “movement difficulties and learning dysfunctions are often bedfellow.” Many of these children have not fully integrated their neonatal, sometimes called primitive, reflexes and can significantly benefit from specialized work to do that. “These reflexes develop either in utero or during the first few months of life,” she wrote in a recent blog. “Absence of these reflexes in newborns suggests a serious neuromotor impairment or disease.” When these reflexes do not fully integrate, she said, this can trigger learning or attention challenges. Because of this, she sees children with these issues and once their physical movement becomes integrated, their learning abilities usually improve. The first step is for her to assess the child. Until the end of the year, she will offer a $25 assessment for children considered “neurotypical” but who struggle in school. At this session, she will discuss options with parents. Assessments include such things as looking at a child’s overall movement, balance, proprioception and the integration of primary reflexes. Depending on what she sees, she will recommend some combination of private in-office work and exercises to practice at home. In some cases, she may refer a client on to another specialist, like she did with a recent child who had visual issues. And she will always recommend physical activity. “Moving builds brain connections,” she said. “More complex movements activities are better. Anything like climbing walls, gymnastics, yoga or dance classes are valuable for kids and adults, too.” Though the $25 assessment for children is a time-limited offer, she has an on-going practice of offering adults who are new to her a 20 to 30 minute taste of her hands-on Feldenkrais work for $25. See NOVAK, Page A7

Krista Joy Murphy Broker

Selected as a Top Rated Realtor to be Featured on Comcast/XFinity TV Buying or selling your existing home to move onto the next chapter in your life is an exciting and rewarding experience, let my expertise guide you through this journey! “We have worked with Krista multiple times and we would never think of navigating the real estate market with anyone else. She is knowledgable, insightful and competent. As a result our real estate transactions have been smooth and stress-free. Her professional approach is complimented by a fun, good natured and understanding personality. Krista is a true superstar.” -Marsha Reidjordan

(360) 917-6270 krista@bainbridgehomes.com www.bainbridgeislandrealtor.com

Marsha Novak

Feldenkrais® Practitioner and Physical Therapist Anat Baniel Method(sm) for Children “Movement is crucial to every other brain function, including memory, emotion, language and learning. Our ‘higher’ brain functions have evolved from movement and still depend on it.” John Ratey MD- Harvard Medical School For nearly 30 years I have been working with folks ranging from children with special needs to elite performers on movement issues so that they can optimize their physical abilities, and when appropriate increase their comfort. Inspired by the above quote I am now additionally working with movement as a tool to enhance what we typically think of as cognitive functions. I am especially interested in supporting children with learning disabilities and other school challenges.

(206) 842.4608 moving@drizzle.com movingwellbainbridge.com



Terry Klein

Managing Broker Windermere Real Estate/Bainbridge Island, Inc. Experience, knowledge and integrity are the guiding principles that shape Terry’s business. Terry is committed to excellence in service, people and properties, and she takes the time to listen. Terry grew up on Bainbridge Island and is a graduate of the University of Washington giving her a unique understanding of the opportunities available here. Terry works daily to maintain a keen awareness of the real estate market and the current inventory. She is a member of the Council of Residential Specialists, has earned the Graduate Realtor Institute Designation from the National Association of Realtors, and has four times been recognized as a Seattle Five Star Real Estate Agent.

206.949.3360 terryklein@windermere.com TerryKlein.com

OCTOBER 30, 2015

Jan Johnson Broker, Premier Director, Certified Negotiation Expert, Luxury Marketing Specialist, Seattle Five Star Realtor Jan loves sharing the beauty of Bainbridge Island and working with people! She combines patient integrity with a sense of humor and has a reputation as an excellent, intuitive negotiator, with a strong Code of Ethics and an innate ability to sense her client’s needs while professionally assisting them toward their individual goals. Whether in search of your first home or dream estate, Jan offers 33 years of making a difference on Bainbridge Island, with a commitment to excellence and a dedication to personal service.

Cell: 206-371-8792 Email: janj@windermere.com

Jen Pells

Wendy Indvik

Broker Windermere Real Estate/Bainbridge Island, Inc.

Broker, M.Arch Windermere Real Estate/Bainbridge Island, Inc.

Jen is a full time real estate agent and she considers it a privilege to live and work on our beautiful island. She believes in preserving and cultivating vital aspects of our island like quality education and open spaces. Which is why she donates 3% of her closing commissions to island non-profits like Bainbridge Island Land Trust, Bainbridge Schools Foundation and Helpline House.

Wendy Indvik offers clients a combination of professionalism and knowledge that is both thorough and supportive, whether introducing new buyers to Bainbridge or helping sellers prepare for an across-town move. A well-connected member of the Bainbridge community since 1996, Wendy’s familiarity with the personality of each island neighborhood helps her match people with the properties that suit them best. Wendy’s diverse résumé includes a master’s degree in architecture as well as experience in commercial development and non-profit housing. Identifying well-built structures on behalf of buyers, marketing homes effectively on behalf of sellers, and negotiating transactions strategically from either side of the table, this native New Englander has devoted her career since 2001 to helping others discover the greatness of Bainbridge Island.

Cell/Direct: 206-276-1031 • Office: 206-842-5626 Email: wendyindvik@windermere.com BainbridgeIslandResidential.com

206.718.4337 jenniferpells.com Windermere RE | BI, Inc.

OCTOBER 30, 2015



Trish King & Amanda Ward The Island School Head of School and Board Chair Trish King has been an educator for 39 years and Head at The Island School for ten. She has served on the board of the Northwest Association of Independent Schools and is past chair of the Washington Federation of Independent Schools’ board. Trish is passionate about education that emphasizes developing good people, in addition to academics, art and athletics. Amanda Ward has taught Social Studies at Bainbridge High School for 14 years. She is an Instructional Coach at BHS and the Bainbridge Island School District National Board Cohort Facilitator. She was honored in 2015 with the Hope Street Group National Teacher Fellowship, joining with other fellows across the nation to address public policy challenges in education. Amanda was inspired to enter the field of education to share her passion for learning with students. Her son is an alumnus of The Island School.

Contributed Photo

Katy Bigelow



Recently, Katy Bigelow went home to visit her mother in California. Her mother brought out a box of old slides from when Katy was a kid. “There is was,” she said. “A bunch of pictures of me climbing trees.” It caught her off guard because she didn’t remember liking to climb trees as a kid. “I loved the outdoors and I loved hiking in the forest,” she said. “My dad was an outdoors guy and he’d take us out wood cutting.” But her mother told her “You were always up in trees.” So it’s only natural that Bigelow would become a professional arborist. She started her own company in 2003, after working at world-class arboretums in Santa Cruz, Seattle, and Melbourne, Australia. She also worked for the City of Seattle and the University of Washington while completing a degree in horticulture. “I started out as a gardener,” she said. “But I became very interested in trees.” She has a degree in arboriculture, and is a Certified Arborist through the International Society of Arboriculture. She also became certified as a Tree Risk Assessor in 2007. Most recently she received the distinction of becoming the second woman in Washington State to become a Registered Consulting Arborist with the American Society of Consulting

Arborists. As a female arborist, Bigelow’s had the experience of going to a job, only to have the homeowner ask “Whose going up the tree?” “When I say ‘me,’ they sometimes get a strange look on their face,” she said. Her work was originally on small trees, but as she progressed, she became interested in large trees. Most of her work now is consulting with homeowners who want to know more about their trees. “Especially with people new to this area who don’t know much about larger trees,” she said. “They want to know ‘Is that tree gonna fall on my house?’” She also consults with architects, business owners and developers who want ideas on how to save trees on property that they are developing. “People ask if my work get boring,” she said. “But it never does because it’s always a different situation in a different backyard.” She can access tree risk, help with planting decisions, analyze tree health, and other gardening and tree needs. And then there’s the cat rescues. If you go to her Facebook page (Katy Bigelow, Arborist, LLC), you’ll see a video of her rescuing Mogli, a cat in Kingston who’d been up a tree for six days. See BIGELOW, Page A7

The Island School • 8553 NE Day Road • Bainbridge Island 206-842-0400 • Grades K-5 • TheIslandSchool.org

Barb McKenzie REALTOR® SRES, ABR Barb McKenzie is a second generation REALTOR® representing buyers and sellers for over 25 years. Her clients appreciate her expertise in all aspects of Real Estate, Previews Specialist in the Luxury market, Senior Real Estate Specialist and Accredited Buyers Representative to mention just a few.


Living on Bainbridge Island for over 20 years, Barb enjoys her time boating with family and friends and walking into town for her shopping! “With the reputation of Coldwell Banker Bain, it’s resources and technology, I am Confident of my ability to meet all of your Real Estate needs.”

barbmckenzie@cbbainseal.com ~ www.bmckenzie.BainbridgeRealEstate.com



OCTOBER 30, 2015

Mindy Anderson Aunty Min’s Specialized Pet Care, Inc Mindy Anderson started “Aunty Min’s Specialized Pet Care, Inc.” in 2002. “Aunty Min’s” provides professional pet care for your beloved pets in your home where your pets are most comfortable. Vacation care, mid-day dog walks, playtime, feeding, cleaning litter boxes, etc... Our goal is to help YOU get your pets the love, attention & proper exercise they need and deserve. Mindy has also been involved with several local non-profits and currently serves on the BOD of PAWS of Bainbridge Island & North Kitsap. She particularly enjoys planning & working on fundraising events to help animals in need.


www.auntymins.com auntymin@comcast.net Leslie Kelly/Staff Photo

Mindy Anderson

Lorraine “Lauren” Davee


Managing Broker, Certified Negotiation Expert (C.N.E)

For over 20 years, Lorraine “Lauren” Davee has helped people relocate to Bainbridge Island and invest wisely in premier properties. Lauren can guide you through your real estate choices, from waterfront homes and view properties, to wooded estates, to pristine cottages, and luxury condominiums. Lauren’s business philosophy is to concentrate on long-term relationships, not short-term gains, so she is at her best in partnership with her clients. As the real estate expert on your team of professionals, she will use her in-depth local knowledge and seasoned abilities to advocate on your behalf.


206.794.3397 lauren@ldavee.com BainbridgeIslandProperties.com

Sarah & Emma Hill Moving Services, Inc.

The Hill family takes the business of moving personally. Why? Because it’s our name on the trucks… and our reputation is on the line. We’re equipped and experienced at handling interstate moving throughout the continental U.S., in our own trucks, under our own name. So, whether we’re moving a piano, a precious object d’art, an entire business or the personal contents of your home, we consider the job a matter of Hill Family pride. And whether you’re moving across town or across the country . . . it’s handled. Call us, we can help!

206-842-6715 • 360-697-3969 800-833-9555 26394 Pioneer Way NW Poulsbo, WA 98370 www.hillmoving.com

It was part chance and part happenstance that Mindy Anderson ever got into caring for pets. As a veterinarian assistant working the front desk at a vet clinic, she knew she loved pets – mostly cats and dogs. But it wasn’t until she ran into another pet sitter that she ever thought about having that be her career. And now it’s 13 years later and she’s busy from morning to night seven days a week, walking dogs and doing vacation care for cats and dogs. “I was at one of those pet walks that Kitsap Humane Shelter was sponsoring,” Anderson said. “I ran into a woman there who was a pet sitter in central Kitsap and she became a friend of mine. She convinced me that I should give it a try.” And so she did. She opened Aunty Min’s Specialized Pet Care Inc., in 2002. Named for what her friends with “human kids” call her, she cares for pets on Bainbridge Island. “They call me Auntie Min,” she said. “So I figured that was a great name for the business.” Anderson first started very part time while she worked other jobs, including working for a record company and other administrative jobs. But she knew that wasn’t for her. “I really didn’t want to be a desk person,”

she said. “I knew I was all about animals.” She’d grown up with siamese cats and doberman dogs at home, and currently has two dachshunds, Rocky, 13 and Bella, 8. Her beloved Sammy, another dachshund, passed away at age 15 just a few months ago. Having built her business mostly by word of mouth, and with her connections at local veterinarian offices, she now has more than 100 clients. Some of them want their dogs walked once a day. Others need their dogs let out to “do their business” a couple times a day. Still others want Anderson to care for their pets while they are away on vacation. Her basic fees are $22 for 30 minutes. A “woof walk,” where dogs are walked in groups, runs $30. And potty breaks are $17. “I like to group the dogs for walks, with the little ones together,” she said. “It helps with the socialization.” If you ask her if she’s ever been bit, this is her answer. “Of course,” she said. “I kinda think it’s part of the job.” But she said it’s usually minor and often times her fault because she’s come between an animal and their food. Another wearing part of her job is getting in and out of her car many, many times a day. See ANDERSON, Page A7

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NOVAK, Continued from page A3 Generally, she will work with a client for six visits, to begin to develop new movement patterns. At that point she and her clients decide if they can benefit from continuing the work. Sometimes they will continue working with her on a schedule of once a month for several months. She does each a few group sessions and most of her clients are private pay. The favorite part of her job is “seeing someone’s life improve.” “I like the biomechanics,” she said. “It’s like solving a puzzle. But it’s much more than that. It’s helping people with the problems that are getting in the way of them living the life they want to and improving the quality of their lives.”

BIGELOW, Continued from page A5 “I love that part of my work,” she said. “Most tree arborists don’t like cats, let along going up a tree to get one. The fire department won’t do it anymore. But I’m happy to do it.” Thus far this year, she’s rescued 30 cats in the Kitsap and King counties area. She puts one thing first. “I learned from another cat rescuer that climber safety comes first,” she said. “The owner is frustrated and emotional and the cat is emotional and I have to keep my wits about me.” Once at the level of the cat (she been from 20 feet to more than 100 feet up a tree), she tries to make friends with it. But she knows what to do when she gains control of the

ANDERSON, Continued from page A6 “There’s a lot of ins and outs of the car to this work,” she joked. The best part of her job? She never gets lonely. “I get to meet so many animals,” she said. “And they all become like family.” The worst part? When an animal passes. “The absolute worst part of my job is losing a furry friend,” she said. “Some of these pets I have known for years. Some I’ve seen every day for years and it’s very hard.” Animals are such a part of her life that



She also likes mentoring other students who are studying movement related disciplines. Currently, she is mentoring a student learning Feldenkrais, which involves 800 hours of training. In her free time, she likes to knit and enjoying time with her husband, Robert, who recently retired after 34 years as the librarian at Seattle University. They’ve lived on Bainbridge Island since 2007. “Moving my home and work to Bainbridge Island has been wonderful,” she said. “I like the quieter, slower pace of life. There’s a calmness about the island. The people are nice and it’s a really pleasant community.” To reach Novak, email her at moving@ drizzle.com, or call 206-842-4608. More can be found on her website, www. movingwellbainbridge.com. cat. She puts it in the bag. “The cat may look sweet,” she said. “But after all its been through, the claws may come out.” She comes back down to the ground and hands the cat to his or her owner, bag and all. As for payment for her rescues, it’s by donation. “I’ve gotten everything from a dozen farmfresh eggs to a couple hundred dollars,” Bigelow said. “It all evens out in the end.” To find out more, go to www.katybigelow. com, or call 206-351-1375.

Molly McCabe Residential Designer and Licensed Contractor Molly McCabe, an award winning residential designer and licensed general contractor, is the founder and co-owner of the design-build firm, A Kitchen That Works LLC. Her diverse design portfolio is testimony to her collaborative approach, whereby each project is a true reflection of her clients and their lifestyle. Molly has published numerous articles on design and construction, presented both locally and nationally on the topics of design and construction and consults to other designers, architects and contractors on home appliance specifications. She holds the professional designation of Associate Kitchen & Bath Designer, Certified Aging in Place Specialist and Certified Green Professional. Molly’s firm has been recognized by Houzz.com for Best in Customer Satisfaction for 2013, 2014 and 2015, Best of the West Sound Readers Choice Awards as Best Remodeler for 2014 & 2015 along with several design awards.

A Kitchen That Works LLC

Specializing in design & construction of kitchens and baths

Molly has lived on Bainbridge Island with her husband Clive Pardy for nearly twenty-five years where they raised their children Kendra and Logan, volunteer with a variety of community groups and support the local economy by buying local and hiring local labor and service providers.

206-780-1906 • molly@akitchenthatworks.com • www.akitchenthatworks.com


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she also serves on the board of directors of PAWS of Bainbridge Island and North Kitsap. She helps plan fundraising events and is most proud that the organization helps animals stay in their homes by helping pet owners with needed expenses. When she has a moment to herself, she knows just exactly how she wants to spend it. “Being at home with my own animals,” she said. “That’s Heaven.” To contact her, call 206-660-6090, or email auntymin@comcast.net. Her website is www.auntymins.com.

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911 Hildebrand Lane NE, 202, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 206.842.6613 • www.bainbridgereview.com



Sash Mercantile

Katy Bigelow

Unique Clothing and Jewelry Shop


Sash Mercantile is the partnership of lifelong friends. Peggy and Sally are committed to offering the finest used clothing and accessories along with an array of beautiful handmade gifts, housewares and jewelry from talented Island artisans as well as Fair Trade jewelry from Guatemala and Namibia. Since moving to our new hugely expanded location just up the sidewalk in Pleasant Beach Village, we have made room for an array of gently used clothing from hoodies to vintage ball gowns and for local vendors such as Pear Blossom Design with jewelry and custom creations, handmade oneof-a-kind cards from Joan of Cards, personalized baby and housewarming gifts from Old Mill Embroidery, charming and very affordable original earrings from Romasco Design and wildly colorful tote bags from Toad Holler Design. Come often to browse our ever-changing selection.

Wondering about your trees? Talk to Katy Bigelow who works with those who live, work and design around trees. Katy is the fourth woman in the surrounding four states (and BC!) to achieve her level of accreditation as an arborist: Assessing tall trees for risk, writing reports for documentation purposes, competing in tree climbing competitions, rescuing cats stuck in trees ... hire your local woman arborist today to talk about all your tree related questions!

4664 Lynwood Center Drive Bainbridge, Wa sashmercantile@gmail.com

Edward Jones-Financial Advisor

Landscape Designer

Dea McKibben Perry is the founder of the award winning landscape design company Aurora Florialis. With a background in the arts, entertainment, floral design for film, television and large corporate events, she and her life partner Peter have worked together on the island for 15 years. Their passion is creating intimate outdoor rooms for commercial, retail and residential spaces that visually express their clients’ goals.

Patty was born and raised on Bainbridge and is very blessed to be able to raise her family here as well. She feels fortunate to be able to help her neighbors with all of their financial needs. Patty helps her clients understand their personal goals from college savings to retirement to insurance solutions, and create long-term investment solutions. She believes that meeting face to face and at convenient times with her clients builds strong relationships. Patty is active in the community as a member of the Bainbridge Island Rotary. 206-799-9418 deamckibben@aol.com auroraflorialis.com


www.edwardjones.com 900 Winslow Way East Suite 150

Lisa Sullivan

Kelly Deis

LMP MMP / Island Health Massage Therapy

President of Soundpoint Consulting Kelly is the President of Soundpoint Consulting, a business consulting and valuation firm specializing in business valuations, exit planning, and strategy, operations and financial consulting. As a prior Senior Engagement Manager at Deloitte Consulting and with an MBA from the Wharton School, Kelly brings depth and breadth of experience and knowledge to consulting and valuation engagements. Kelly is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) from the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts, a Certified Exit Planning Analyst (CEPA) from the Exit Planning Institute, and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA) from the Institute of Divorce Financial Analysts (IDFA).

Katy Bigelow • 206-351-1375 www.katybigelow.com

Patty Perez

Dea McKibben Perry

Contour your garden to fit your lifestyle

OCTOBER 30, 2015

Office: 206.842.4922 Cell: 415.847.4808 kelly@soundpointbusinessconsulting.com www.soundpointbusinessconsulting.com

Lisa was recently named “Best Massage Therapist” on Bainbridge Island. She is proud to be part of the Bainbridge Business Community. Lisa has lived with her family on Bainbridge for over 40 years. She graduated from Wheaton and Mt. Holyoke Colleges and attended the esteemed Cortiva Institute for Massage Therapy, Bastyr, with an internship at Seattle Children’s Hospital. She has achieved National Board Certification for Massage Therapy and is a proud member of the WA State Sports Massage Team. Lisa is dedicated to your health and well-being.

Island Health Massage Therapy 206-842-3322 www.islandhealthmassage.net

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Women in Business - Women In Business - 2015  


Women in Business - Women In Business - 2015