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Category : Client Spotlights

Client Spotlight — Parker Mooers & Cena

Parker Mooers & Cena (PMC), PS, Certified Public Accountants (www.pmccpas.com) have provided a bedrock of financial security for Kitsap County since 1979. One of the most established firms in the Olympic Peninsula, Parker Mooers & Cena has their eye firmly on expansion for extended local coverage, as well as working hand-in-hand with business organizations throughout the greater Kitsap area. Company President Johnnie Hawkins, a locally grown resident of Kitsap, has a firmly hands-on approach to daily operations. Technological advances have […]

Client Spotlight — Island Fitness

Island Fitness, now it its 15th year of operation, is Bainbridge Island’s original health club. Owners Michael and Alexa Rosenthal rescued the club in 2002 when it was in danger of closing for good. They dedicated themselves to keeping the business alive back when it was Bainbridge Island’s only health club. Then and now, their mission has been “Bringing strength, flexibility, and balance to our community.” Since the revitalization of Island Fitness 15 years ago they have done just that. […]

Client Spotlight — Steyer

As of March 2017, Kate Walton, the CEO of Steyer, became the company’s new owner. A content agency with headquarters on Bainbridge Island, the business was founded in 1995 by Marty Steyer and focuses on delivering content (e.g. technical documentation, instructional materials, marketing collateral, and multimedia projects) to a wide range of clients, including  Microsoft, HBO, Tesla, and Juniper. With Steyer’s back-office team distributed among Bainbridge, the Eastside of Seattle, and California—and consultants working on client projects from multiple markets—strong […]

Client Spotlight — Animal Emergency and Trauma Center

Since 1993, Animal Emergency and Trauma Center (AETC) has been providing emergency/critical care for animals in the local community with the help of founder Dr. David Burgess and his team of medical staff. Dr. Burgess has been practicing veterinary medicine for thirty years and it was in his early days moonlighting at a veterinary emergency hospital he discovered his passion and aptitude for emergency care. Upon opening AETC, Dr. Burgess decided that the hospital would function to support general veterinary […]

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Client Spotlight — Port of Kingston

The Port of Kingston was founded in 1919 and is a government agency that serves the community with recreation and park services. Yet the port has its eye on the future, hoping to provide economic development opportunities in recreation, jobs, and manufacturing. We spoke with the director of the Port, Jim Pivarnik, who has worked in the port business for about twenty years, so when the opportunity arose for him to become the director of the Port of Kingston last […]

Client Spotlight — Northern Asphalt

Northern Asphalt opened in 2009 as a humble family-owned business launched from Sharon and Michael Meeker’s living room. Although they started small, their dream of providing quality services to the local community spurred them on to be the successful company they are today. Prior to establishing Northern Asphalt, Michael, the owner, had worked in the industry for many years. With his experience and Sharon’s design background, the two were able to build a brand that is now very recognizable in […]

Client Spotlight — Kitsap Garage Door

Kitsap Garage Door is a family-owned, local company which brings garage door installation and repairs to residential clients and contractors in the surrounding area. Since opening in 1975, this small business now consists of a team of fourteen crew members, two sales representatives, and three office personnel. John Ramer, the president, took over for his father and strives to treat all employees, long-term and new, like the family they are. Amongst the integral staff is office manager, Chelsea Browning, who […]

Client Spotlight — Lighthouse Cove Property Management

Property management is an ever-evolving industry on which families across the country rely. These companies keep tenants satisfied and give homeowners peace of mind. Over 30% of households in the Kitsap County area are renters, and Lighthouse Cove Property Management has been a beacon of safety and security for many families over the years. For nineteen years, Lighthouse Cove has worked with single-family and multi-family rentals alike. After spending most of their time in an office off Clear Creek, the […]

Client Spotlight — American Financial Solutions

American Financial Solutions (AFS) is a non-profit credit counseling agency that offers a variety of services including, credit and budget counseling, financial education, debt management solutions, bankruptcy counseling, student loan counseling, foreclosure prevention and pre-purchase housing counseling. AFS was established in 1999, and opened their counseling center in Bremerton in 2001 and began offering their services throughout most of the United States.  Despite their national reach, AFS has a family feel and several staff members who have been with them […]

Client Spotlight — Brad Orser CPA

Certified public accountants (CPAs) are a vital part of assisting individuals financially to prepare for both the present and the future. In an area with booming local businesses, it is with the help of CPAs that they continue running smoothly. Brad Orser has been a Kitsap CPA since 1998. In 2013, he became the owner of Bradley Orser, CPA, Inc., P.S., an already established firm in Bremerton. He is fond of the smaller community that Kitsap County presents, confident that […]