WSU Vancouver announces Business Growth MAP awards

The program pairs business students, faculty mentors and recent business graduate advisors with local businesses that are looking to grow. The program consulted with 21 businesses spring semester.

The 2012 Business Growth MAP Team Award for Best Project was awarded to the students who consulted with Trail Tech, a Battle Ground company that offers high-tech gauges and accessories for off-road vehicles. The students were applauded for providing insight to the client, offering actionable solutions, creativity and functioning well as a team. Student winners were: Mitchell Insaurralde, Erin McPherson, Robert Putnam and Gregor Theis.

Two awards for Individuals Showing Significant Leadership Abilities were given to Dana Olson, who consulted with the Humane Society for Southwest Washington, and Joseph Zimmerman, who consulted with Gaynor’s Automotive.

Businesses that would like to be considered for Business Growth MAP may contact Mistie Josephson at 360.546.9533 or