Jackie B. Peterson has worked with small businesses and solopreneurs–including creative and encore entrepreneurs–for over 30 years. She’s an entrepreneur herself, working as a business adviser and CPA. She was honored to be named one of the 100 most powerful women in the Northwest and recently won the Portland Chamber of Commerce’s prestigious President’s Award in recognition of her years of working on behalf of the small business community. In addition to her independent consulting and small business coaching practice, she currently works as a strategic adviser/instructor for the Small Business Development Center of Portland Community College. Her book, Better, Smarter, Richer is currently used as curriculum in many of the center’s classes.