Des Moines – Phon Sivongxay

Location: Highline College – The Highline StartZone
Address: 2400 S. 240th St
City: Des Moines
State: WA
Zip Code: 98198
Telephone: (206) 592-3220


Phon has been a Business Advisor with Highline College in their Economic Development Program for over 10 years. She also has 20 years combined experience in banking and real estate. She began her career in residential and commercial lending where she became a Compliance Manager. She owned and operated a Thai Restaurant in Renton, Washington. She has a degree in Business Administration from the University of Washington.

Phon focuses on helping immigrants, refugees, women, and people with disabilities start, expand, and achieve financial success in their businesses.

Phon develops curriculum and teaches:

  • How to start a business.
  • How to start an adult family home.
  • How to assist ITIN individuals.
  • How to start a food business.

Areas of specialization

  • Banking
  • Compliance
  • Business Plan
  • Lease Review
  • ITIN Business

Phon is passionate about helping others achieve their business dream and become successful in their community. She is also fluent in Laotian and Thai.

2019 Economic Impact Sheet – Highline (Des Moines)

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Contact Washington SBDC

(833) 492-7232