Executive peer group forms in Kitsap County

POULSBO — Excell Puget Sound, a mentoring forum for CEOs, executives and business owners, has expanded into Kitsap County. David Shapiro, regional director of Excell Puget Sound, will team with consultant and executive coach Dan Weedin to facilitate and lead this group. The first workshop is Jan. 12, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Hawk’s Nest Boardroom at the Clearwater Casino Hotel in Suquamish. The event includes a continental breakfast and lunch.

The group will meet monthly on the second Thursday of each month at various member locations. The group already has four local business leaders committed to founding this new group:   Mike Hall from Hall & Company, Poulsbo; Tony George from Kitsap Bank, Port Orchard; Dan Ryan from Tim Ryan Construction, Poulsbo; and Diana Smeland from Port Ludlow & Associates, Port Ludlow.

To register, contact Weedin at (360) 271-1592, (360) 824-8100 (fax), or Visit


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