Building Bellingham’s future: Meet the top seven young professionals working hard and doing good in Whatcom County

Filed on 07. Nov, 2016 in Contents, Features, News

Building Bellingham’s future: Meet the top seven young professionals working hard and doing good in Whatcom County

By Emily Hamann The Bellingham Business Journal They are the future of business in Bellingham. They include an insurance broker, nonprofit directors, a radio personality and a graphic designer. They are the top seven young professionals in Whatcom County for this year. Each was chosen as the winner of the new Top 7 Under 40 [...]

Top 7 Under 40: Amelia Mendenhall

Filed on 07. Nov, 2016 in Contents, Features

Top 7 Under 40: Amelia Mendenhall

By Emily Hamann The Bellingham Business Journal For Amelia Mendenhall, “good enough” is never good enough. “I never knew any other way than just working hard and trying to do the right thing for people,” she said. That’s how she found her way to Rice Insurance. “I feel like there’s a total disconnect between the [...]

Top 7 Under 40: Emily O’Connor

Filed on 07. Nov, 2016 in Contents

Top 7 Under 40: Emily O’Connor

By Emily Hamann The Bellingham Business Journal When Emily O’Connor took over as executive director at Lydia Place four years ago, the organization was in trouble. For the two years prior, the agency had run a deficit of nearly $250,000 and that was with a $400,000 budget. Since O’Connor stepped in, the organization has gotten [...]

Top 7 Under 40: Mandy Richards

Filed on 07. Nov, 2016 in Contents

Top 7 Under 40: Mandy Richards

By Emily Hamann The Bellingham Business Journal Mandy Richards’ alarm goes off at 3:45 a.m. That’s when she has to get up to co-host “Dave and Mandy in the Morning” on KAFE 104.1. “It’s kind of a social-life killer,” she said. It’s all worth it, though. “I absolutely love my job,” she said. “But it [...]

Top 7 Under 40: Bradley Lockhart

Filed on 07. Nov, 2016 in Contents

Top 7 Under 40: Bradley Lockhart

Emily Hamann The Bellingham Business Journal You’re probably familiar with Bradley Lockhart’s work, even if you don’t know him. Since winning the Downtown Bellingham Partnership’s city flag design contest, his Bellingham Flag design has been unofficially adopted, and now flies throughout Bellingham. Bellingham doesn’t currently have an official city flag, and that’s a problem, Lockhart [...]

Top 7 Under 40: Jack Lamb

Filed on 07. Nov, 2016 in Contents

Top 7 Under 40: Jack Lamb

By Emily Hamann The Bellingham Business Journal The cubicle life wasn’t for him. That’s all Jack Lamb knew when he was fresh out of college, and walked away from a job opportunity in sales at Microsoft. “I wasn’t in for that,” he said. And, he knew he wanted to own his own company. So it [...]

Top 7 Under 40: Riannon Bardsley

Filed on 07. Nov, 2016 in Contents

Top 7 Under 40: Riannon Bardsley

By Emily Hamann The Bellingham Business Journal Riannon Bardsley always knew she wanted to help people. When she was a teenager, Bardsley volunteered at a crisis clinic in Seattle, taking calls from other teens who were in crisis. “There was something about that experience that just hooked me,” she said. “All of the sudden I [...]

Top 7 Under 40: Nicole Burdick

Filed on 07. Nov, 2016 in Contents

Top 7 Under 40: Nicole Burdick

By Emily Hamann The Bellingham Business Journal As a financial adviser at Waddell & Reed, every day Nicole Burdick gets to help clients manage their money. “I think money’s really stressful for people and I like to help them with that, especially the emotional part of it,” she said. In 2014, she got her Series [...]

Top 7 Under 40 Award winners announced

Filed on 20. Oct, 2016 in Contents, News

By Emily Hamann The Bellingham Business Journal They are the future of business in Bellingham. They are insurance brokers, nonprofit directors, radio DJs, graphic designers and more. They are the top seven young professionals in Whatcom County for this year. The winners of the new Top 7 Under 40 Award have been decided. In September [...]

Nominations sought for Top 7 Under 40 Whatcom Young Professional award

Filed on 01. Sep, 2016 in Business Briefs, Contents, Events

The Bellingham Business Journal, Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber of Commerce and Whatcom Young Professionals are honoring the next generation of leaders in our community. The Top 7 Under 40 Whatcom Young Professional Award will recognize young professionals whose leadership has made a positive impact on Whatcom County. Nominations are open, and will remain open until Sept. 22. [...]

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