Camano Voice

Camano Voice
Camano Voice is the BEST way to stay up to date on things around Camano Island, hear about old and new businesses, and learn a little history about the island.

#19: Shaina Holbeck - Realtor at RE/MAX and President of Stanwood Chamber
Nov 12 • 59 min
Shaina moved to Camano in middle school, and then moved away, and then returned to stay. She works as a realtor with RE/MAX, her and her husband started a businesses building custom homes, and is also the president of the Stanwood Chamber of Commerce.
Bonus Episode #2: Exciting Announcement
Nov 8 • 10 min
This is a short bonus episode where I talk about an exciting announcement!
#18: Lydia Crouch - Artist and Owner of Lydia C Creative Life
Nov 5 • 61 min
Lydia spent time as a marketing director, but ultimately fell in love with the arts and has continued to learn more about herself through painting. Our conversation touches on the arts, education, and life. She has built such a great perspective over her…
#17: Paige Schmelzer - Volunteer and Outreach Director at N.O.A.H.
Oct 29 • 34 min
Paige is the Volunteer and Outreach Director for N.O.A.H. and has a long history of animal welfare. She got started with animals at the Woodland Park Zoo, and it has continued to be a passion of hers through the years. She has 10 cats and her family…
#16: Jim Ayers - Realtor at Windemere Realty and President of Camano Chamber of Commerce
Oct 22 • 44 min
Jim is a realtor at Windemere Reality, but he is also the president of the Camano Chamber of Commerce. His wide ranging history includes teaching, banking, telecom, and of course, Real Estate.
#15: Myra Reinhardt and Laura Byers
Oct 15 • 20 min
Myra and Laura have been in the banking world for a very long time! Myra got her start in banking by talking to Laura, and then this dynamic duo got Coastal started on Camano Island.
#14: Julie Campbell - Local Fiddler and Member of South End String Band
Oct 8 • 60 min
Julie Campbell is a local fiddler who is part of a few local bluegrass bands, and also was the first performer to join First Friday! She brings great energy to every performance!
#13: George Colby - Advisor of FBLA and Teacher at Stanwood High
Oct 1 • 27 min
George is a teacher at Stanwood High, and he is also the advisor for the Future Business Leaders of America or FBLA. This organization teaches high schooler valuable skills for the work place. George does so much for these kids and is loved far and wide…
#12: Jed Dorsey - Owner of Dorsey Fine Art Studio
Sep 24 • 58 min
Jed Dorsey has created an art studio upstairs in Camano Commons Marketplace, and also created an entire online course called Acrylic University. He is a great teacher and artist!
#11: Jesse Childress - Owner of The Baked Cafe
Sep 17 • 49 min
Jesse Childress is the owner of The Baked Cafe, and spends his time creating masterpiece burgers and breakfast sandwiches. He is truly an master at his craft, so please enjoy!
#10: Brian Hanson - Creator of @HighonTacos Clothing Brand
Sep 10 • 44 min
Brian Hanson is the brains behind High on Tacos, a clothing brand. But that is just the tip of the iceberg, as we get into this conversation, we cover so many topics, and you hear just what this brand really represents!
#9: Mike Nestor - 3rd Generation Islander and Realtor at Windemere Realty
Sep 3 • 43 min
Mike Nestor is a third generation Islander and is also a realtor at Windemere Realty. But this guy has some stories to tell and you will not want to miss out on his crazy history of Camano Island, and how his family moved to the island!
#8: Lauren Breum - Founder of @AvabytheBay
Aug 27 • 26 min
Lauren Breum is the founder of @Avabythebay on Instagram, which has over 37K followers! She grew up in this area, and is married to a multi-generational farmer from this area! She has great insight into this area, and we get to hear how and why she got…
#7: Mike Dame - Owner of Terry Greer Inc
Aug 20 • 26 min
Mike Dame is the owner Terry Greer Inc, a local accounting firm in Stanwood. His career has lead him to this small community, and he is completely pro small business and helping them succeed. He has been a mentor to me in accounting and understanding…
Bonus Episode #1: Brian Radford - Owner of Tapped Public House
Aug 14 • 43 min
Brian is one the owners of Tapped Public House at Camano Commons, and he will be managing the day to day operations. He recently became an Islander after living in Seattle for more of his life. He has had extensive experience in scratch food restaurants…
#6: TJ Fittis - Owner of Camano Island Coffee Roasters
Aug 13 • 34 min
TJ Fittis owns Camano Island Coffee Roasters, which he purchased from my father, and the founder Jeff Ericson. He started as a copywriter for Camano Island Coffee Roasters, but slowly worked his way up in the company, until he purchased the company from…
#5: Leslie Moore - Manager of Sno-Isle Regional Library on Camano Island
Aug 7 • 28 min
Leslie Moore has spent her entire career, minus a short stint as a chemist, in the Library field. And she is a wealth of knowledge of the entire Library system. She is passionate about helping youth get their hands on books, and community building.
#3: Dan Ericson - Owner of Brand Shouter
Aug 7 • 31 min
Dan Ericson is the Owner of Brand Shouter, a local marketing company. He moved to Camano Island to help Jeff Ericson with the starting Camano Island Coffee Roasters. Here the beginnings of Camano Island Coffee Roasters, and how that experience helped him…
#1: Jeff Ericson - Founder of Camano Island Coffee Roasters
Aug 7 • 22 min
Jeff Ericson is the founder of the hugely successful Camano Island Coffee Roasters. He also is the creator of Camano Commons as well as Camano Commons Marketplace, Frozen Xplosion, and many other businesses. But he started out in the printing industry in…
#4: Evan Caldwell - Reporter and Photographer for Stanwood Camano News and Pilot
Aug 7 • 33 min
Evan Caldwell is a photographer and reporter for Stanwood Camano News. Being a reporter, he gets the inside scoop on the happenings around the Stanwood Camano area. Our conversation starts with how Evan got involved in news, and why he stayed with it. We…
#2: Jessica McCready - Community Organizer and Owner of Jessica McCready, LLC
Aug 7 • 29 min
Jessica McCready is the Executive Director of the Camano Chamber of Commerce, owner of Jessica McCready LLC, and organizer of countless events in the Stanwood and Camano area. Whether it’s organizing the Great PNW Glass Quest, Beer, Bratz, and Biz, or any…
Camano Voice Trailer
Jul 26 • 3 min
If you want to know what the Camano Voice is about, here is the best way to find out! Time to learn about businesses, events, and history of Camano Island!