Bellingham – Kathy Bastow

Location: Bellingham
Address: 1616 Cornwall Ave., Ste 119
City: Bellingham
State: WA
Zip Code: 98225
Telephone: (360) 778-1762

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Kathy’s small business experience started in her early 20’s when she became co-owner of local bicycle sales and service store.  Later she worked in a large corporation as mid-level manager supporting an award-winning software technical support department. For the past several years she has been the owner of a service firm providing accounting, financial analysis and QuickBooks consulting and training services to small businesses. She has worked with a range of eclectic entrepreneurs and their staff to streamline accounting processes for efficiency and assist them with developing accurate financial data for better decision making.  Her special interest is in providing owners with the financial understanding they will need to proactively manage and sustainably grow their business. For over 8 years, Kathy taught QB’s classes and a variety of small business courses for the Adult Education program at Whatcom Community College.

Kathy has bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Small Business Management from Western Washington University and a Masters in Applied Behavioral Science, with a focus on organizational systems from City University.

Kathy has a strong passion and avocation for all things art or craft and has been a a lifelong “maker” and currently is an avid abstract painter. She enjoys bringing her structured left brain skills and creative right brain skills to all engagements.



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Contact Washington SBDC

(833) 492-7232