Key business trends lead to success

COLUMBIA CITY— A local scientific firm took advantage of business trends in the late 1990s to become a success story.Scientific Regulatory Consultants (SRC), is a firm located in downtown Columbia City in the former law office of Thomas Marshall. It was begun by Rhonda Jones and Sally Hayes when they were faced with the prospect of being downsized.“Rather than go out and look for positions that would take us out of Whitley County, we decided to start this business,” Hayes said.Jones said they had the opportunity to stay with their former employer, Huntington Laboratories, they just did not wish to move.To read the rest of this story, see the Aug. 24-25 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.