Women in Business

Featuring women business owners in Prescott.
Where Everybody Knows Your Name—and Your Pet’s Name

Where Everybody Knows Your Name—and Your Pet’s Name

In Prescott Valley, Pet Headquarters is a place where staff members know customers—and their pets—by name. It’s a place where new customers come in and immediately feel like long-time friends, and where people are greeted by wagging tails and puppy kisses … or, smiles and hugs (these days, it’s elbow bumps).

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Prescott Downtown Partnership: Still Going Strong to Keep Prescott’s Best Interests at Heart

Prescott Downtown Partnership: Still Going Strong to Keep Prescott’s Best Interests at Heart

Tourism industry Veteran MJ Smith and Arizona native Sheri Shaw bring enthusiastic collective energy to the Prescott Downtown Partnership (PDP), the merchant’s association formed in 1999 to provide a voice for the stakeholders in historic downtown Prescott. While currently serving on the PDP Board for four years, Shaw became President last year and is now in her second and final year as President. Smith has been in the tourism sector for 13 years, most recently in the Bullhead/Laughlin area in a position that fostered the seamless transition to Executive Director of the PDP.  Both women share the goals of Prescott to retain its small-town downtown feel, most noticeable at events and venues sprinkled throughout town.

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Working Behind the Scenes

Working Behind the Scenes

Phoenix may be the center for advertising agencies in Arizona, but leading companies in Greater Prescott prefer an advertising agency with roots in the community: Helken & Horn.

As Helken & Horn Advertising Agency celebrates 25 years of partnering with clients in Northern Arizona, President Tracey Horn reflected on her agency’s success and why most clients have been with the agency for a decade or longer.

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Feather Your Nest

Feather Your Nest

According to old English lore, two Magpie birds together represent joy and mirth. That describes Patty Price and Sharon Knutson-Felix, the owners of Magpie Home and Gift, in a nutshell. When they’re together, curating the perfect gifts, crafting fun projects with friends, that happiness is evident.

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Putting Down Roots

Putting Down Roots

hey say great things come in small packages.

Giana Maiolo, owner of Prescott Print Co. and Bramasole Tanning Salon and Boutique, is the personification of that saying. At 4’11”, her personality. Is big and her ideas are even bigger.

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Women of S.T.E.A.M – Q&A

Women of S.T.E.A.M – Q&A

Prescott Woman Magazine interviewed five women involved in S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) fields to find out what got them involved and why it’s important to encourage more women to explore careers in these areas.

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A Fiery Passion for Fitness Leads to a Dream Come True

A Fiery Passion for Fitness Leads to a Dream Come True

At just 23, her passion for fitness, health and wellness went from idea to reality in what seemed like the blink of an eye when she opened All Athletes Welcome Gym in Prescott.

While MJ has many passions, from riding motorcycles to ballroom dancing, she said, “My true passion is teaching others how to connect and move together, and the importance of the mind, body, and human connections that are expressed through movement.”

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The True Essence of CoWorking 

The True Essence of CoWorking 

Working from home has become the new normal in our modern-day workforce. According to the 2019 Annual State of Independence in American Report, 41 million Americans work as self-employed consultants, freelancers, contractors, and home-based business owners, as well as remote works and digital nomads.

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