Katrina managed to successfully launch and grow her small business in the midst of the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. And she did it with Mi Casa’s help.

Katrina started Bold Lead Designs, a dog lead and harness business, when she was unable to find a leash of the same quality as the ones she had used to raise and train service dogs for the blind.

Mi Casa’s 13-week Business Success course enabled her to strengthen the efficiency and planning of Bold Lead Designs and as her business grows she continues to rely on Mi Casa’s consultants for guidance. With Mi Casa’s assistance, Katrina has expanded her small business from custom leather leashes to specialty harnesses to meet the needs of service dog owners.

Bold Lead Designs’ success has also enabled Katrina to give back to local animal-welfare organizations with product and financial contributions. “Launching a business is an overwhelming process, and it’s so helpful to be able to rely on Mi Casa to clarify the details and help keep things rolling,” she says.