How I can help you

I can help business owners and people seriously thinking about starting their own business in the areas of:

Business planning, skill certification training programs, marketing/social media, policies and procedures, operations, strategic planning.

I am able to bring my real-life experiences of starting, building and sustaining an award-winning socially responsible hair salons  that is still growing after 40 years. I am passionate about sharing my creativity and wisdoms learned from my business development process to help you travel a transformation business journey of your own.

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Strategy & Planning
  • Business Operations
  • Human Resources & Internal Communications
  • Sales, Marketing & Public Relations

Industry Experience

  • Arts, Entertainment & Recreation
  • Professional & Business Services


Vocational school in cosmetology.

Continuing classes in business at the University of Washington, Seattle University, and Bellevue College.

Government training: Chair of the Small Business Improvement Council, Workforce Training and Developmet Council of King County, Board of several Community Colleges. 

Certified Inspector of the Washington State Quality Foundation (inspect and grade best business practices of companies applying for the WA. State Quality Award).

Kay Hirai

Communication Methods

  • In Person