Member Spotlight: Karen Bush


Flag & Banner Company
2017 Winner of Betsy Ross Award

 Number of years in Business: 38 years

Area of Expertise: Applique, Flagpoles & Flagpole Repair.

How did you end up in the Flag Industry?  Very patriotic and tried to buy a flag and could not find one locally, outside of The Sears and JCPenney catalogs.

Who do you most admire?  My daughters and Margaret Thatcher.

What are your hobbies?   Gardening, Boating, Painting & refurbishing antique frames.

Favorite Charities:  Patriot Guard & Honor and Remember, Westfield Patriot Cemetery.

What surprises people about you? That I am always upbeat and happy.

What was the last great book you read?    Return of the Nefilim written by my husband Clifton Bush.

Favorite Vacation Destination:  Maderia Beach, Florida.

Tell us about any honors or awards you have received:  Blue Chip Award given to Top 10 Business in Indiana that have overcome diversity.  One of 34 Torch Bearers for Indiana Bicentennial.

What is your work philosophy?  Do what you love and love what you do.

Do you have a favorite project & why?  Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  Veterans Hospital: passing out flags & letters from customers..

Any advice for new NIFDA Members?  Reach out and meet the people.

What is the best thing about your job?  The People.

Flag & Banner Company
5450 Lafayette Rd., Indianapolis, Indiana 46254
(317) 299-4880