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The Business of Pride: Outstanding Voices and LGBTQ Businesses

June 6, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Puget Sound Business Journal, in partnership with GSBA, invites you to celebrate the 2019 Outstanding Voices and our Largest LGBTQ-owned businesses!

Puget Sound Business Journal & GSBA present: The Business of Pride
Thursday, June 6
Showbox SODO
Reception & Plated Dinner
Complimentary beer, wine, and non-alcoholic drinks

Please note that this is a 21 and over event.

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 13 “Outstanding Voices” that stood out. In addition, we will be revealing this year’s top 25 largest LGBTQ-owned companies from smallest to largest.

2019 Outstanding Voices

Retired Judge Anne Levinson – Lifetime Achievement Award
Joey Burgess  – Owner & Operator, Burgess Hall
Dani Cone – Founder & CEO, Cone & Steiner General Fuel Coffee
Jeremy Crawford – Senior Game Designer, Dungeons & Dragons, Wizards of the Coast
Andrew M. Held – Executive Director, J.P. Morgan Private Bank and Co-Owner, Wag N Wash Natural Pet Food and Grooming
Camille Johnson, MD MBA CPC – Primary Care Physician & Physician Advisor, Virginia Mason Medical Center
Holli Martinez – VP, Diversity & Inclusion, T-Mobile
Jeff Natter – Executive Director, Pacific Hospital Preservation & Development Authority
Dustin O’Quinn – Shareholder & Chair of Immigration Practice Team, Lane Powell
Dana Savage – Partner, Helios Law Group
Barb Wilson – Director of Government Affairs, Vulcan Inc.
David Wu – Chief Advancement Officer, Woodland Park Zoo
Beto Yarce – Executive Director, Ventures

Sponsorship and Table Packages
Marijane Milton

Event Questions?
Jordan Hilbert

Please note: If you wish to sit with colleagues, family or  friends, we recommend purchasing a table of 10 going on sale in the next few weeks. Individual tickets allow guests to sit at designated “open seating” tables.

Refunds are accepted up until 5 p.m. May 23. Name substitutions after that time for paid tickets can be emailed to Jordan ( 

2019 Top 25 Largest LGBTQ owned companies: (in alphabetical order)

A la Mode Pies LLC
Action Mary
Board & Vellum
Bulk FR8 LLC
Cafe Flora and Floret Restaurant
Cone & Steiner General
Cupcake Royale
Force 10 Hoops LLC dba Seattle Storm
Gabriel Cosmetics Inc.
Herban Feast
Naccarato Restaurant Group
Nyhus Communications LLC
Olympic Hot Tub
Precision Door Service
Soaring Heart Natural Bed Co.
Stellar Travel
Terra Plata
Tutta Bella Neapolitan Pizzeria
Urban Animal
Wezee’s Plumbing

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