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About Drake Forester

Drake Forester is Northwest Registered Agent’s Chief Legal Strategy Officer. His creative thinking and razor-sharp business mind have helped guide Northwest’s vision of empowering business owners for more than 15 years.

Have Local Chambers of Commerce Lost Their Relevance?

The job of your local chamber of commerce is to promote the local business community. But with the rise of... View Article

What Work Looks Like Post Coronavirus

Compared to the stuffy and cubicle-filled offices of the the past, many of today’s open-concept corporate offices were designed with... View Article

Starting an Alabama Corporation Just Got Easier (and Cheaper)

Good news for those starting a business in Alabama. As of January 1, 2020, online filings are cheaper, and forming... View Article

Major Changes to Paid Family & Medical Leave in Oregon

Proclaimed as one of the most generous and inclusive state laws to have passed to date, Oregon’s paid family and... View Article

Arkansas Adopts the Uniform Protected Series Act for the Series LLC

You can soon create a Series LLC in Arkansas—thanks to the state legislature’s recent adoption of the Arkansas Uniform Protected... View Article

Resilience in the Business World

Resilience is adaptation. It’s flexibility and the willingness to pivot into whatever new circumstances befall your anticipated path. It’s the... View Article

What Can Your Business Learn From Blockbuster’s Mistakes

As a small business owner, you should always have your eyes to the future. Businesses come and go. If you... View Article

Why You Should Turn Your Sole Proprietorship into an LLC

You’ve probably heard it again and again for as long as you’ve had your small business: “You should form an... View Article

How Profitable Can a B Corp Be?

As benefit corporations and certified B Corps continue to gain favor with social entrepreneurs who are seeking more than just... View Article

What a Registered Agent Service Should Offer to You

This is what you should expect when hiring a professional registered agent--a helpful, secure location with business professionals who will help make your life as a business owner simpler when it comes to dealing with the state.