Podcast for Innovators & Problem Solvers
About The Vault at 201 N Broadway
We are coming to you from a vault, in a historic bank building in the heart of downtown Billings, Montana!
We are here to highlight our regions small businesses, entrepreneurs, and leaders in workforce development – in addition to a handful of other cool and inspiring people. We will be sitting down with Business Owners, Workforce Experts, Resource Partners, Community Leaders, and Innovative Thinkers and helping them share their stories with all of you!
Why Should You Listen?
Are you a business owner, manager, dreamer, or a human being? This podcast is for you! The Vault provides the information and resources for you or your business to get started, expand, grow, or pivot, it tells the story of innovative and inspirational entrepreneurs, workforce leaders and more – with a good amount of humor.”
We hope to inspire you to take the leap to be your own creator, innovator, or provide an idea for a solution to a problem you are working on.
Meet the Creators and Hosts
Kayla Vokral is the SBDC Business Advisor/Training Manager at Big Sky Economic Development where she helps small businesses and entrepreneurs find solutions to their most pressing problems. She knows what businesses need and is quick to jump on any opportunity that will be beneficial to them, whether that’s through trainings she coordinates, one-on-one counseling she gives, or grants and funding opportunities she promotes. With her background in business ownership, management, and advising, Kayla has seen a wide variety of peaks and valleys and how to navigate them. She lives by her “give first” mentality and is always willing to share small business successes and lessons learned to help inspire and educate other entrepreneurs, small business owners, and business leaders.
Marcell Bruski is the Senior Director of Engagement at Big Sky Economic Development where she leads strategic direction for the marketing, communication, and branding of BSED. She manages marketing campaigns, organizational events, and programs from conception through completion. On the other hand, Marcell oversees BillingsWorks, BSED’s workforce development program. She works to advance talent attraction & retention resources for local recruiters and employers, and sustain partnerships and alignment with education and industry to build a strong workforce for tomorrow. Marcell always lends a helping hand where she can and leads with determination and confidence to get the job done.
Thank You to Our Sponsors
Thank you to the Small Business Development Center for Sponsoring “The Vault”. The Small Business Development Center provides free one-on-one counseling, business plan assistance, market research, financial projection assistance and more to Small Businesses.
Thank you to Big Sky Economic Development for supporting “The Vault”. Big Sky Economic Development provides leadership and resources for business creation, expansion, retention, new business recruitment and community development.
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