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Bound by Business: Working With a Parent or Child

Episode 272 of Window Treatments for Profit

Today With Lisa Hayse and Kendall Wendt:

Today on Window Treatment for Profit we are back with another episode of our new series, Bound by Business with Jessica Harling as our host.

Today, Jessica is interviewing Lisa Hayse and Kendall Wendt, from the family-owned business, Schammerhorn, Inc. They are the father-daughter duo in charge of the third-generation, family-owned company that specializes in custom window treatments in Wichita, Kansas. 

If you are in a position to work with a parent or hire a child, Lisa and Kendall have a great family/business dynamic!

More About Lisa Hayse and Kendall Wendt

I’m Lisa Hayse, one of the owners of Schammerhorn, Inc – a 3rd generation, family owned company who specializes in custom window treatments located in Wichita, Kansas. Before entering the business in 2016, I worked as the office manager at a local church and as a recruiter for Pittsburg State University (Go Gorillas!).

Currently I lead a team of 11 individuals. Using my background in HR and Early Childhood Education, I spend my time making sure our business delivers excellent products and service to our customers while also supporting our employees. My aim is to create a workplace where our team can have rewarding careers to support both themselves and their families.

Outside of work, I prioritize spending time with my husband Andrew and our daughter Evy.

We’re avid travelers and have visited over 16 countries around the world.

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More About Jessica Harling

With unwavering conviction, Jessica Harling can break down complex decisions to simplify an action plan. Her dynamic problem-solving can confront potential obstacles proactively and energize any team, making others feel valued to achieve their ambitious company goals. She is the founder of Behind the Design, a People Operations company that enthusiastically collaborates with leadership to build dream teams! From recruiting to training and process development, their intuition for creating strong emotional connections discovers and nurtures rockstar talent with established streamlined processes that impact the company’s bottom line.

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