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