Well, It’s Wednesday again and that means BNI Spotlight Day!! Today’s featured member is Leslie Gallaher with Vanquaethem Chiropractic & Massage – Leslie is a great friend and an amazing massage therapist!! We originally met through BNI, were roommates for about a year and of course we still enjoy sipping on the bubbly and chatting the day away. (there are always endless amounts of things to talk about with Leslie Jane Gallaher!
There have been numerous (and I mean a LOT of) times when I have hurt my shoulder, leg, back, neck, hands etc.. and Leslie & the Ten Fingers of Truth (her BNI nickname) was able to help me get back to tip top shape and back in the line of action. (you know, taking pictures!)
So a couple of weeks ago (after our Wednesday morning workout) Leslie & I met for coffee at the Essential Baking Co. in Madison Valley, we talked about work, BNI, boys you know – the usual and before we left I snapped a couple shots of the woman herself, here is what we came up with:
Who are you? Leslie Gallaher
What do you do? Massage Therapy
How can we reach you? VanQuaethem Chiropractic & Massage-
2914 East Madison Street, #1
Seattle, WA 98112
Okay – now tell us a little bit about yourself:
I have been practicing Massage Therapy since 2002, and have been in my current location (VanQuaethem Chiropractic) since April of 2005. I joined BNI at the same time I began at VanQuaethem Chiropractic.
1) What made you choose to join the Madison Marketeers? (over other groups)
I first chose the Madison Marketeers as my BNI Group because of location. But quickly realized this was the best possible fit for my business. This is a truly an amazing group of people.
2) What has BNI done for your business?
BNI has created a sense of stability to my practice 75% of my business is a result of BNI. It is definitely worth the small monetary and time investment!
3) Is there anything you specialize in with your business?
I specialize in therapeutic and pregnancy massage.
4) What sets you apart from your competitors?
There a few things that really set me apart from my competitors. I am really passionate about what I do and the importance of massage in peoples approach to wellness. The other piece is that a customize plans with patients based on their needs and goals. Every person receives a different massage from me, based on what they need.
5) Where can people find you or read about you? (this is your chance to brag awards, accomplishments here)
We have a website for my office at www.vqchiropractic.com. I am also 2nd Vice President of the American Massage Therapy Association-Washington Chapter. You can find more information about that at www.amta-wa.org.
6) Any Hobbies??
I love shuffleboard and cooking.
7) Why did you get into this business?
In 1999 I was injured in auto accident. I received massage and chiropractic to help bring me back to health and I really loved the work.
8) What is one interesting fact about you?
I have been hot air ballooning since I was 2 years old.
So, now that you know more about Leslie – you’ll just have to go in for a massage and see if all the hype is true. (it is she is great!!) Here is her info one more time:
If you are interested in visiting our BNI chapter to see if it would be a good fit to help grow your business, please do so! We meet on Wednesday from 1-2:30 at the Starbucks in Madison Park. You can email our President, Mr. Travis Banducci if you have any questions. firstname.lastname@example.org
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