GWATA TV gives you a first look at North Central Washington’s business news. You’ll hear from our local business, tech, and education communities as Jenny discusses hot topics and current events with some of the best innovators and pioneers in North Central Washington.

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Washington State Opportunity Scholarships

Jenny sits down with Washington State Opportunity Scholarships (WSOS) to discuss the $22,500 scholarship available to local students going into STEM fields. Guests include Kimber Connors, Deputy Director at WSOS, and Teresa Mata, a WSOS Scholar.

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NCW Entrepreneurs

Jenny sits down with two local entrepreneurs in North Central Washington: J. Michael Walker and Gary Kamen.

First hear from J. Michael Walker, owner of Wenatchee Workspace. Wenatchee Workspace is a new coworking space in North Wenatchee. The Workspace offers the space and creative environment to help entrepreneurs make owning their own business a reality; they offer gigabit internet, 3 soundproof phone booths, 18 hot-desks, 4 semi-formal meeting booths, 1 small private conference room, and a plate-glass Conference Room.

The second part of the episode, Jenny talks to Gary Kamen, owner of tech company Incogneato. With a background in technology, Gary started Incogneato after moving to Wenatchee. Incogneato is an anonymous suggestion box to privately and securely collect ideas, feedback, and more. Companies like Amazon, Airbnb, Tesla, NPR, and more are currently using the application.

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Mission Ridge Expansion and Tech

Jenny sits down with the team of Mission Ridge Ski & Board Resort to talk about their plans for expansion, and how they use technology everyday to make their work easier and more efficient.

Mission Ridge Marketing Director, Tony Hickok, talks to Jenny about the history of one the Valley’s most beloved recreation venues and its plans for the future. Then, they’re joined by Kai Carter to talk about how Mission Ridge uses the G Suite applications to report and evaluate conditions on the mountain.

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Non-Profit Best Practices with 501 Consultants

Jenny sits down with Vicky Scharlau, President and Founder of 501 Consultants, a non-profit consulting firm based in Cashmere. Learn about Vicky’s vast background and experience in the non-profit sector and then hear her tips for non-profit management, including: good governance, strategic planning, and work plan development.

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Technology in the Agriculture Industry with FieldClock

Guest host Cheri Dudek-Kuhn sits down with Alex Garcia, Director of Sales & Marketing for FieldClock. Learn about this Wenatchee-based company that was started by farmers, for farmers to solve labor management issues in the field. Cheri and Alex dive into how the agriculture industry has excelled in innovating and using technology to solve problems.

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epqd – Local Manufacturing and the Community

Jenny talks with Jonathan Baker, founder of eqpd in Twisp WA, about his company and its Built For A Purpose program, which supports GWATA’s scholarship fund for local eduators and students excelling in STEM-related projects.

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iSpyFire – Innovating the Emergency Response Industry

Jenny talks with brothers Cy and Matt Sousley, founders of iSpyFire, about their tech company in Cashmere, WA. iSpyFire was the recipient of the 2018 Innovative Tech Business of the Year Award at GWATA’s annual Innovator Awards Luncheon on September 26, 2018.

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North Central Regional Library & STEM Programming

Jenny talks with Sarah Knox, STEM Librarian, about her nomination for GWATA’s STEM Educator of the Year, and NCRL’s programming in STEM education.

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Port of Chelan County Updates

Jenny talks with Craig Larsen, Business Development Director, about the Cashmere Mill District and Trent Moyers, Airport Director, about Destination San Francisco.

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Giga Watt & STEM Education Initiatives

Jenny talks with George Turner, project manager at Giga Watt, about the tech company’s support for the Innovator Award’s Luncheon and their role in tech education in North Central Washington.

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Peoples Bank & the 18th Annual Innovator Awards Luncheon

Jenny talks with Kathy Rixey, Real Estate Loan Officer at Peoples Bank, about the companies involvement in the community and the 2018 Innovator Awards Luncheon.

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Taxes & Financials with Cordell, Neher & Co.

Jenny talks with Charlie Miracle, CPA, about the companies work in the community and what businesses can expect for the new tax laws.

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NCESD STEM Resources for Teachers

Jenny talks with Dr. Sue Kane, Apple STEM Co-Director, and Pete Phillips, Executive Director Technology, about local resources for teachers and educators in STEM and career connected learning.

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Wenatchee Valley College & The Community

Jenny talks with Dr. Joey Walter, Dean of Workforce Education & Continuing Education, as well as, Dr. Karina Vega-Villa, Program Director of MESA. The three discuss new BAS programs, Engineering Technology, and the MESA program.

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Women Rule the World Part 2

Jenny continues the discussion about women entrepreneurship with three guests: Jessica Clay, Numerica Credit Union; Tricia McCullough, Augustedge; and Wendy Dalpez, The Entrepreneur’s Source

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Women Rule the World Part 1

Jenny sits down with local entrepreneurs from the region. First she chats with Kathy Smithson, the owner of Smithson Insurance Services. Then she talks to Julie Burdick, owner of Julie Aynn Photography. Both women talk about their entrepreneurial journey.

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Brian Beaumont

Jenny and Brian, Sales Representative at Subsplash, chat about the companies move to Wenatchee and their new office at the Pybus Incubator Space. They also talk about Subsplash’s commitment to supporting community programs.

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We Are Wenatchee

Jenny sits down with Charley Voorhis, Voortex Productions, and Shiloh Schauer, Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce, to discuss the We Are Wenatchee series and the impacts it has had on the Wenatchee Valley.

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Flywheel Recap + Cartogram

Jenny sits down with Will Clausen, CEO of Cartogram, who won the $100,000 investment award during the Flywheel Investment Conference on April 19. Learn more about Cartogram and Will’s experience at Flywheel.

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Ron Brown

Jenny sits down with Ron Brown, GWATA President and WSD Director of Instructional Technology, to discuss upcoming STEM events and GWATA initiatives.

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Brian Flones

Jenny sits down with Brian Flones, Wenatchee School District Superintendent, to discuss the bond that supports the modernization of Wenatchee High School.

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Jenny sits down with Jenny Rickel, COO of Native Network, to discuss the upcoming Flywheel Investment Conference and how the Wenatchee area is building funding resources for startups.

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Dr. Jeffery Clarke

Jenny sits down with Dr. Jeffery Clarke, MD andChief Medical Information Officer at Confluence Health, to discuss telemedicine and Confluence Health’s platform MyChart.

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Dr. Sue Kane

Jenny sits down with Dr. Sue Kane, NCESD & the Apple STEM Network, to discuss STEM education in the local schools around NCW.

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Stacy Luckensmeyer + Jim Fletcher

Jenny sits down with Stacy Luckensmeyer, WVC Center for Entrepreneurship, and Jim Fletcher, Wenatchee Small Business Development Center, to discuss resources in NCW for small businesses and entrepreneurs.

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Pete Phillips

Jenny and Pete, Executive Director Technology Services at NCESD, chat about computer science and STEM education in North Central Washington schools.

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Lorien Clemens

Jenny and Lorien, VP of Marketing and Operations of PetHub, chat about how technology is reimagining pet licensing for cities all over the world — and it is headquartered right here in Wenatchee.

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Malachi Salcido

Jenny and Malachi, CEO of Salcido Connection and Salcido Enterprises, chat about Bitcoin and block chain technology in the series premiere of GWATA TV.