Women in Business

Featuring women business owners in Prescott.
Transformation on a Deeper Level

Transformation on a Deeper Level

If you’re struggling to meet some of your goals, maybe all you need is a coach who helps you organize the concrete steps along your path.

Holistic Health and Life Coach Kristen Dicker created her “Blooming Into You: Coming Home to Your True Self” business so she can be that helping hand.

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Building Downtown Partnerships through Business Connections

Building Downtown Partnerships through Business Connections

Prescott Woman Magazine interviewed both Bailie Sanders, owner of Board & Brush Prescott, and Heather Burgoyne, owner of SOAR Pilates, as new board members of the Prescott Downtown Partnership. We learned about their new roles in downtown leadership, their goals, and why they love the PDP.

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The Future of Real Estate

The Future of Real Estate

When Carissa Maxwell set out to become a real estate agent, she did so to change her life. This past January, when she launched Glow Realty, she did it so she could change the lives of others.

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Showcasing Prescott Valley’s Unique Attributes

Showcasing Prescott Valley’s Unique Attributes

During recent months, the Prescott Valley Town Council, the Town Manager, and key staff members recently had a collaborative strategic planning session where they determined four main focus areas for the Town moving forward: High-Performing Team, Water Stewardship, Quality of Life, and a Prosperous Community.

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A Renewed Commitment to a Vital Downtown

A Renewed Commitment to a Vital Downtown

PDP Board then quickly turned its focus to the future, creating a new detailed strategic plan to expand its efforts to help its partners keep the historic downtown dynamic while adding layers of PDP financial accountability. They hired fellow board member Audra Yamamoto to lead the PDP into a new, more transparent era.

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Fresh, Fragrant, and Organic

Fresh, Fragrant, and Organic

If you walk down Costco’s coffee aisle anywhere in Arizona, you can pretty much assume that the dominant intoxicating aroma is emanating from the bags labeled Firehouse Coffee Roasters.

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Artsy Magic

Artsy Magic

What started out as just-for-fun artwork on Instagram, “The Artsy Blonde” gained a number of followers, including a Phoenix-based mother-daughter team in search of an illustrator for their book. “Princess Pippa & The Crown of Kindness” is a sweet story about a little girl who believes lipstick makes her beautiful. Throughout the book, she learns that a heart of gold allows beauty to shine from within, and Kelly said, “That is the message I want girls to hear and take to heart.”

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Women of Downtown Prescott: Dava Hoffman, Dava & Associates, Inc.

Women of Downtown Prescott: Dava Hoffman, Dava & Associates, Inc.

No matter what, Dava always kept her finger on the pulse of downtown Prescott. She’s served on various nonprofit boards including the Chamber of Commerce and the 2020 Forum (which she helped to establish, to conduct community talks about Prescott’s future). She has advised several Prescott General Plan committees and helped charter Prescott Area Leadership. Currently, she serves on the Sharlot Hall Museum’s Board of Trustees, and she’s involved with the local arts communities. 

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Get Crafty!

Get Crafty!

For Bailie Sanders, being a fourth-generation Prescottonian has proven a bonus as she crafts the business she purchased in 2021 at the youthful age of 30: the Board & Brush DIY wood sign workshop along Whiskey Row Alley in Prescott.

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Silver Linings

Silver Linings

It hasn’t been easy for small business owners to support employee productivity and mental health as they have been forced to deal with the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. Natalie Haertlein, owner of an independent American Family Insurance office in Prescott Valley for 13 years, has been pleasantly surprised at how well some of those forced changes have worked.

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Following Her True Passion

Following Her True Passion

When Natalie Dillon—owner and manager of Prescott’s Crimson Chair Salon—unexpectedly lost her job several years ago, she decided to make a huge career change to attend cosmetology school and follow what she believes is her true passion.

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Great Circle Radio Group Announces  New Station Manager & Program Director

Great Circle Radio Group Announces New Station Manager & Program Director

Northern Arizona radio group Great Circle Media recently promoted on air talent, Leza Lachapelle Dandos to Station Manager and Programming Director of Magic 99.1FM (KTMG), an Adult Contemporary music platform, located in Prescott, Arizona. She will continue as host of the Magic 99.1FM morning show, weekdays from 6am to 10am.

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