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Episode 75: Malia Spencer

Reporter at the Portland Business Journal

Past Episodes:

Episode 1:
Alexis Davis Smith

CEO & President,
PRecise Communications

Episode 2:
Lucinda Kay

Journalist, Coach 
& Advocate

Episode 3:
Natalie Ruiz

CEO of

Episode 4:
Jessi Duley

Owner & Instructor
at BurnCycle

Episode 5:
Carmen Ripley Wilson

Beanstalk Children's Resale

Episode 6:
Allie Roth

President & Founder,
With Love

Episode 7:
Cameron Whitten

Founder & CEO,
Brown Hope

Episode 8:
Mark Mohammadpour, APR

Founder & Owner,
Chasing the Sun Health Coaching

Episode 9:
Janet Tyler

President & Founder,
True Depth

Episode 10:
Lianne Saffer

Author of
"Please, Don't Send Me Flowers"

Episode 11:
Tim Winner

Principal Consultant at
The Winner Group

Episode 12:
Carrie Bates

Outreach Manager at
Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation

Episode 13:
Jennifer Ferguson

CEO & Founder of

Episode 14:
Amanda Oborne

President & Executive Director
of Oregon Entrepreneurs Network

Episode 16:
Betsy Call

Founder/Personal Trainer/
Nutrition Coach at FitnessBlyss

Episode 17:
Cyreena Boston Ashby

CEO of Girls Inc.
of the Pacific Northwest

Episode 18:
Kim Biegler

Owner of
Ewethful Fiber Farm & Mill

Episode 19:

Country Music Duo

Episode 20:
Carrie Wynkoop

Owner of Cellar 503

Episode 21:
Ken Boddie

Morning Anchor at KOIN 6

Episode 22:
Suzanne Nance

President & CEO 
of All Classical Portland

Episode 23:
Rachel Brice

Professional Belly Dancer 
and Instructor

Episode 24:
Jackie B Peterson

Advisor & Instructor at Small
Business Development Center

Episode 25:
Neeta Singh

Founder & Owner
of Neeta Naturals

Episode 26:
Alexis Davis Smith, Julie Frisoni and Ann Smith

Founders of PRecise Communications, Frisoni PR and A.wordsmith

Episode 27:
Dean Mundy

Associate Professor,
University of Oregon

Episode 28:
Megan Bigelow

Director, Reliability Engineering, VMWare & Co-founder, 
PDX Women in Tech

Episode 29:
Paul Conti, MD

Psychiatrist, Consultant, Author

Episode 31:
Parker Lee

Global Managing Partner
at Territory Global

Episode 32:
Suzanne Stevens

Editor at the
Portland Business Journal

Episode 33:
Denise Bentele

President & CEO of
Common Ground Public Relations

Episode 34:
Katherine Johnson

Founder of True Self Leadership Presence Consulting

Episode 35:
Arlene Lord

Principal Designer & Founder of Lord Interior Design

Episode 36:
Roxy Prima & Phoebe Cornog

Co-founders of Pandr Design Co.

Episode 37:
Elise Mitchell

Executive Leadership Coach

Episode 38:
Dave Yewman

Owner of DASH Consulting

Episode 39:
Kate Gaertner

Founder and CEO of TripleWin Advisory

Episode 40:
Whitney Casares

Founder of Modern Mommy Doc


Episode 41:
Amy Weeden

CEO of Propeller


Episode 42:
Betsy Cross

Founder and Director of Product and Design at Betsy & Iya

Episode 43:
Steph and Jimmy MacDonald

Co-founders of Authenticity50

Episode 44:
Sara Fritsch

President of Schoolhouse

Episode 46:
Mark Mohammadpour & Ann Smith

Founder & Owner of Chasing the Sun Health Coaching and Founder of A.wordsmith

Episode 49:
Angela Earl

Vice President of Global Marketing at RFPIO

Episode 50:
Stacey Rawley

Fitness Enthusiast

Episode 51:
Ana Chaud

Small Business Coach & Advisor

Episode 52:
Karina Aldredge

Founder of Sacred Elements

Episode 53:
Shawn Busse

CEO & Founder of Kinesis

Episode 54:
Heyke Kirkendall-Baker

President & Founder of NW Employer Solutions and Parity Software

Episode 55:
Lisa Herlinger

Founder of Ruby Jewel

Episode 56:
Jaime Gennaro

Founder of Practica Consulting

Episode 57:
Maryam Taheri

Founder, Executive Coach & Speaker

Episode 58:
Sarah Jolley

Strategy Consultant & Former Nike Executive

Episode 59:
Mac Prichard

Founder of Mac's List and Prichard Communications

Episode 60:
Susan Iskiwitch

Assistant Director in Television & Film

Episode 61:
Josef Reiter

Owner of Botanica Floral Design

Episode 62:
Cy Cain

Co-founder and CEO
of Straightaway Cocktails

Episode 63:
Chantelle Dockter

Licensed Professional

Episode 64:
Emily Corning

Founder of Hustle & Heart Homes

Episode 66:
Julie Harrelson

Managing Director of Cascade Seed Fund

Episode 67:
Dan Bruton

Owner & Founder of Agate Executive Communications

Episode 68:
Shannon Evers

CEO of Girl Scouts of Oregon
& SW Washington

Episode 70:
Damola Omotosho

CEO & Founder of CardCraft

Episode 71:
Nora Sheils

Co-Founder of Rock Paper Coin

Episode 72:
Skip Newberry

President & CEO of the Technology Association of Oregon

Episode 73:
Blake St. Onge

Managing Principal at Cresa

Episode 74:
Tess Payne

Director of Community Engagement
at DoveLewis

“You cannot be afraid to speak up and speak out for what you believe.
You have to have courage, raw courage.”

John Lewis