Mudshark Studios LLC is fresh off of their Olympics debut where the ceramic production company created foot mold plaques of 13 Team USA athletes for a New York advertising company. Their work appeared in Citibank ads in build up to the 2012 London Games.
Lisa and Marvin had been saving for several years in preparation to move forward with their own bakery and the layoff they gave them the opportunity. Lisa states that, “when she found herself unexpectedly unemployed she knew it was time to start her bakery and turned to the SBDC for help.” Lisa applied for the S.E.A. program through WorkSource Oregon and needed help putting her business plan together. “Without the help of Mary Loiselle as my counselor, walking me through the business plan and answering my numerous questions, I don’t believe we would be here today.”
“If I hadn’t received the very capable assistance of Misty Lambrecht during this time of what felt like an emergency, I know that the peak spring season for me would have been flat and without the new clients who found me. Quite frankly, I would have not been working!"
Michelle Alvarado started Wahoo Films four years ago, while working full-time running a high school film department. Since then, she’s built Wahoo into a cutting-edge video production company.