South Sound Business People

▪ The Doty Group, P.S., in Tacoma, was recently recognized with an Association for Accounting Marketing/Marketing Achievement Award for an advertising print campaign that introduced its new visual brand. Eighty-eight entries were evaluated by expert category judges for the accomplishment of a specific goal or objective, strategic project execution and measurable results. Only 23 entries received awards, including The Doty Group.

▪ The South Sound Tacoma SCORE Chapter was recently recognized as a national Platinum Chapter. This award is client centered and is earned by the top 10 percent of SCORE chapters out of more than 300 nationally. The Tacoma team of 30 mentors finished second in the nation with outstanding client engagement as well as being selected as the Washington state district chapter of the year.

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