The impact of the coronavirus has been felt on every level across the state this year. Coupled with facing business development challenges due to the rurality of the community of Hoonah located on Chichagof Island, Jacqueline, “Jackie” Dick remained committed to seeing her business dreams through. Despite every obstacle that stood in her way, Dick persevered and further immersed herself in developing a business plan, marketing, and management strategies, and financial projections with her business advisor and Alaska SBDC Juneau Center Director, Ian Grant.
These efforts coupled with Dick’s perseverance led her to open the doors to Three Wolves Den, a home rental located in one of Alaska’s hidden gems in Southeast Alaska. From coordinating bank representatives to review the site, appraisers and contractors traveling to Hoonah, and managing materials amongst ferry shutdowns, it has been a challenging entrepreneurial journey and one that Dick is incredibly excited about.
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