The staff of Contracting Business is pleased to welcome Mark Matteson, president of Pinnacle Service Group, Lynwood, WA, to our editorial advisory board. Mark is in demand as a Management Consultant, Inspirational and “Edutaining” Keynote Speaker, and Seminar Leader on such topics as: Sales Achievement, Team and Trust Building, Customer Service Excellence, Attracting, Hiring and Retaining Employees, Actualizing Human Leadership, Personal Development, Developing Vision, Values, Goals. His first book and audio series on Effective Communication for Managers was written with the University of Washington and won an award for educational excellence. His second Book is Freedom From Fear, an inspiring fable of one man’s discovery of simple truths that lead to wealth, joy and peace of mind. He has also published dozens of business articles in periodicals nationwide. Mark Matteson may be reached by telephone 425/745.2911, or by e-mail at [email protected].