About IA West
Who We Are
|SERVING CLIENTS SINCE 1996|| IA West is a small business consulting and marketing firm. Our clientele is primarily small to mid-size companies with 1 to 100 employees. We concentrate on these organizations because we understand the challenges you encounter and recognize the customers who are soliciting your products and services.
With over thirty years of operational, finance, strategic planning, vendor management, and information technology experience we are the partner for you.
Why Choose IA West
|STRATEGIC APPROACH||To compete and stay ahead in today's market requires organizations to review and revise processes or implement procedural changes to maintain and accelerate growth.
Research has proven it is more cost effective to partner with an independent contractor to scale your business versus the traditional method of recruiting, onboarding, and training new employees.
We deliver result driven strategies in cost effective ways, therefore leaving you and key team members to focus on managing and running your operation.
Katrinka brings a wealth of experience and industry knowledge to each project. She holds a certificate in Interior Design and operated a successful home staging business for five years. Katrinka has an education in Business Management, Accounting from Western Governors University and worked for most of her career as a office manager and bookkeeper before launching IA West. She has a fascination with learning and has certifications in Web Development and Administration, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft applications. Her passion for photography has included education from Rocky Mountain School of Photography, as well as many other workshops.
Scott has a successful career in the audio manufacturing industry working for QSC since 1996. He holds a Bachelor of Science from Montana State University, Bozeman. Scott assists Katrinka when freelance advanced application, information technology, and database design services are required for their eCommerce and Point-of-Sale clients. Scott's ongoing education includes Cisco CCNA, CCENT, and CCDA certifications, Networked AV Design and Implementation and Programming from SVSi, MCSD in Visual Studio, as well as ongoing management and public speaking from Dale Carnegie and American Management Association.
Similar to our customers keeping a large staff on payroll can be an unnecessary overhead expense. We have a comprehensive database of companies who are available to provide freelance services to our clientele. In addition, we love our vendors and like to support other small to mid-size companies by contracting them to provide hosting, fullfillment, and specialized services.
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