Engage in meaningful dialogue and professional development on relevant business topics and the value of living and working on the beautiful Kitsap Peninsula.
Uplift Kitsap-“Engage and Retain Your Employees”
WITH Jeremy Flowers & Taylor Jernigan
In this Uplift Kitsap we turn our attention to the small-business agenda and the recently adjourned 2021 legislative session. Hear about State-level progress on top issues and what it means for local businesses and our community. Dave Montoure is Chair of the...
Many individuals can find themselves released from prison but locked out of work. Successful reentry programs give former offenders opportunities to support themselves through legitimate and productive work, reducing recidivism and improving public safety. But finding...
Today more than ever, small businesses rely on referrals and repeat business to succeed and reduce marketing costs. While social media and advertising remain major marketing expenses, understanding and working a proactive referral business is still a vital part of any...
Meet the Host
Kristal Thomas, owner and CEO of the Bremerton Express office, has been a part of this community for 13 years. She moved here after a brief weekend visit in which she fell in love with the area and wanted to put down her roots in Kitsap County. In addition to being a local small business owner, Kristal is also very active in the community. She is the Past Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Silverdale Chamber of Commerce and current Chair for the Kitsap Business Forum and Heartbeat of Kitsap. A 5 year member of the Bremerton Chamber of Commerce, American Staffing Association and is the Treasurer for the Alliance of Women Owned Business.