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Building Bellingham

Oct 22, 2020

Erin Baker’s all began in a 4-H kitchen at the Whidbey Island Fairgrounds in 1994, when the concept of a nutritionally dense ‘breakfast cookie’ was a brand new concept. In the early years, Erin made deliveries on a blue Schwinn bicycle, but today, Erin Baker’s Wholesome Baked Goods can be found in grocery stores...


Sep 24, 2020

Faithlife all began as a software side project for a Microsoft developer, and the first copies of Logos 1 were shipped from Bob’s parents’ kitchen table. Today, 28 years later, the software giant has tools available for over 3 billion people worldwide to study theology in their first language. In this episode, Bob...


Feb 17, 2020

Ben Kinney is a giant in the real estate industry, the owner of the Bellingham-based sales team that consistently is one of the top teams in the Keller Williams' US brokerages. Ben himself owns multiple brokerage franchises in the US and London, along with BRIVITY, BKCO Mortage, Place Inc and other companies ancillary...


Jan 27, 2020

In this interview, we dive into culture, brand, and the PNW roots that created an environment for Woods Coffee to be successful.

Wes goes deep into what it takes to make a business work. Planning for the ramp-up time, having enough capital to prepare for one or even two years before the business becomes profitable,...


Dec 16, 2019

Our guest today is Ray Deck III, a high-octane human, Founding Director of Skookum Kids, and the Bellingham Chamber of Commerce CEO of the Year 2019. Throughout our conversation, Ray shares insights into what makes him a strong leader: taking natural talent and purposefully developing leadership as a skill, planning,...