BUSINESS BRIEFS — Owners sell Port Townsend’s Gold Star Marine, plan to retire
Peninsula Daily News
Print This | Email This
Most Popular this week
2nd UPDATE — Fugitive captured on Port Angeles' west side after many Clallam residents issued electronic lock-up warning
6th UPDATE — Port Angeles smashes Bar Harbor, Maine — and now faces Chattanooga, Tenn. in championship for 'Best Town Ever' of 2015
Forks passes resolution calling for Olympic National Park to minimize West End damage from Highway 101 work
The Ridings are moving from Des Moines, Iowa, to take ownership of the business.
The Wentworths, who have owned the business for nine years, have decided to retire.
Heckmann was an attorney in Dubuque, Iowa, for more than 20 years, specializing in business law and consulting and mergers and acquisitions, according to a news release announcing the sale.
For the past seven years, he was the state director for the Iowa Small Business Development Centers at Iowa State University.
Ridings spent many years as a senior executive in Seattle advertising agencies, including Cole & Weber and Herring/Newman.
She was also the vice president of marketing for a technology company and marketing consultant with clients that included AT&T Wireless, Apple, Group Health Cooperative and Microsoft.
Located at 2900 Washington St., in the Port Townsend Boat Haven, Gold Star Marine is a full-service boat and yacht repair business.
Last modified: March 19. 2014 7:47PM