November 2011

C2's Women In Business: Ameriprise & Kelley Designs

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1533 Fording Island Rd. Suite 328
Hilton Head

Ask John Rush why his practice runs so smoothly…..he’ll tell you it is due to
the smart and savvy women in his office! John Rush is fortunate to have not one,
but TWO licensed assistants – Jennifer Sabella and Lynette Rush, each holding
their Federal and State Securities Licenses. They truly are the “mechanics” that keep all pistons firing. Jennifer and Lynette process client transactions, research stocks and investments, produce insurance reprojections, create financial planning
reports, assist cl ients wi th var ious account issues, manage John’s schedule,
contact clients regarding current market conditions, and the list goes on….
In short, John Rush Associates runs like a well-oiled machine due to TRUE TEAMWORK. With the help of his TEAM John has received the following recognition:
• Client Satisfaction Rating of 96%1
• 2011 FIVE STAR Wealth Manager AwardSM2
• Ameriprise Financial Circle of Success,
• An Ameriprise Platinum Financial

Kelley Designs

South Island Square, Suite R – HHI

Debbie Kelley has made the low county her home since 1980. An honor graduate from West Virginia University, she has more than 30 years of professional design experience. Her ability to multi-task is evident in both in running a successful design company as well as enjoying a very rewarding family life. She and her husband, Spain ,are the proud parents of three children: Lindsey ,Brent and Ashton. “My goal has never been to be the largest, but to be the best I can be”says Debbie of her aspirations. “this is applied to work as well as my everyday life”!

This philosophy is evident in the success of her business , her family and the numerous clients that have come to be lifelong friends. Debbie has worked on both residential and commercial interiors through out the United States and Canada. These projects range from small yachts, island estates, restaurants in Hawaii, lakefront homes in Muskoka to penthouses in NYC and Chicago. “When you develop a working relationship with a client, it is difficult to say no to working with them on their other projects” she says about her travels to work on projects out of town. “I am fortunate to have a career that I love, a beautiful family and clients who become extended family”! To see examples of Debbie’s work visit her web site, call for consultation or stop in to browse her studio at South Island Square.

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