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Business of Pride

June 16 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Puget Sound Business Journal & GSBA present: The Business of Pride

Join us as we highlight outstanding LGBTQ business leaders, allies and advocates in the Puget Sound area who are making a difference in advancing equality in the business world. We received many nominations and we will be honoring the 12 “Outstanding Voices” that stood out. In addition, we will be revealing this year’s top 25 largest LGBTQ-owned companies from smallest to largest.

2022 Outstanding Voices
Jeri Andrews – Owner, XOBC Cellars
Allan Aquila – Principal, Allan Aquila & Associates
Marti Hoffer – Founder & CEO, lumenomics
Neil Lequia – Board President, The Full Spectrum
Tamara Murphy – Owner, Terra Plata
Trinity Parker – Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, Symetra
Don Riling – President, Olympic Hot Tub
Monty D. Smith – Company Growth Officer, John L. Scott Real Estate
Dominique Stephens – Interim Executive Director, Ingersoll Gender Center
Sarah Warn – Vice President of Growth, Boundless Immigration
Ryan Zilker – Chief Marketing Officer, Sound Credit Union

Lifetime Achievement Award: Fred Swanson – Former Executive Director, Gay City: Seattle’s LGBTQ Center

Top 25 Largest LGBTQ-owned companies to be announced!

Event Agenda*
5:30pm – 6:30pm: Reception
6:30pm – 8:00pm: Plated Dinner & Program
*This is a 21+ event

Please note: If you wish to sit with colleagues, family or friends, we recommend purchasing a table package. Individual tickets allow guests to sit at designated “open seating” tables.

Refunds are accepted up until 5 p.m. June 2nd. Name substitutions after that time for paid tickets can be emailed to Jordan (

Ticket Information

Individual Ticket

Reserved Table of 10 Seats


Showbox SoDo
1700 1st Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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