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

I am able to bring my real-life experiences of starting, building, and sustaining award-winning, socially responsible hair salons or any business towards a turn-key business model.  I am passionate about sharing my creativity and pearls of wisdom learned from my business development process to help you travel a transformational 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