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January Networking Breakfast
7:00AM - 9:00AM
She Leads Me, Founder and Director
Title of Presentation: Choosing to Win in 2021 Goal Setting during a Pandemic
Join us for some inspiration and guidance into the New Year with Heather Simpson, founder and director of She Leads Me. She will help us dive into 2021 with insight in how to win while goal setting during a pandemic, while teaching us how to get into the mindset of what it takes to have a winning attitude, no matter our circumstances. Heather will help us to leading our year with the unequivocal power of momentum, and how to leverage that to get what we want.
She Leads Me is a company devoted to supporting women on their individual journey's in their lives, careers and businesses. Heather spends her days helping empower, consult and strategize with female entrepreneurs and go-getters while also being mom to three, and traveling to find the sun as often as she can.
Introducing... January Featured Members
Sarah is the branch manager of BECU's first Neighborhood Financial Center in Bellingham located in the Lakeway Shopping Center. With over 18 years of experience in financial services, she brings a wealth of knowledge to one of the nation's largest community credit unions. Prior to BECU she served as a retail branch manager at KeyBank and held manager roles at Union Bank. Sarah also serves as the board treasurer for Children of the Valley's after-school program.
Right at Home
After living in Asia with her family for 20 years, where Sharon was an elementary school teacher, they decided they wanted to live in the PNW. At the same time her parents in Virginia starting using Right at Home. She really liked the company and decided she wanted to do something like it. Her and her husband bought the local franchise rights to Right at Home in 2012 and are thoroughly enjoying the work they do, helping people age at home, wherever home may be.
As a financial advisor, Shannon is privileged to help people work toward their goals, alleviate financial worries and fear of the unknown. She serves a variety of clients, from individual investors to multigenerational families to business owners. No matter what their current financial situation, her clients are treated to personalized attention and a dedicated financial partner. After living overseas during her husband's military service, they returned to their forever home in the PNW.