Beacon Occupational Health and Safety Services: team players: Holly Hylen created a one-stop shop for her associates.

Holly Hylen, founder and owner of Beacon Occupational Health andSafety Services Inc., www.beaconohss.com, started her career with hopesof becoming a doctor. She says, "I graduated from CreightonUniversity (in Omaha, Neb.) with a biology degree with the intent ofgoing to medical school. I began working on the North Slope as anindustrial hygiene technician, and then, I became an occupational healthtechnician. After I decided to leave the Slope, I was approached by someof the contractors to continue helping them with some of theircompliance testing ... and it grew from there."

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Indeed, Beacon has grown, where Hylen's vivacity drew people to her