- Richard Flyer started the first Local directory with the Conscious Community Network. Think tank participant; “wants local business owners to work with other local business owners to source goods and supplies as much as possible.”
- Terry Whistler from Whistler Creative, think tank participant; “Add our logo to other current local advertising to promote this directory.”
- Steve Funk, think tank participant, Marketing Ideas, meeting host.
- Edward Estipona from Estipona Group advertising, think tank participant; “local franchise and local box stores have a place in the community and online out of state shopping is the worst choice for purchasing.”
- David Wirth, first web site designer, major time donor.
- Stan White of newtoreno.com. Access to his large local directory and beautiful local photographs.
- More help for our Local directory came from your local chamber organization with access to their member list of local business owners, other online sources like yahoo and google.
- Autumn Taylor (www.autumntaylor.net) for web site assistance
- Sam Azam and Richard Scully at Chamber Nations for software guidance and support.
Thanks to my Dad for helping to back this project.
Thanks to my in-laws Tom and Judy for making sure we had plenty to eat.
Special thanks to my wife Beth for supporting me while I launched this project in 2010.