Washington Directory of Economic Development Organizations
Washington Directory of Economic Development Organizations.

Quick Facts

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Washington Governor Jay Inslee

  • Capital: Olympia
  • Population (2017 Est.): 7,405,743
  • Largest Cities (2017): Seattle, 724,745; Spokane, 217,108; Tacoma, 213,418; Vancouver, 175,673; Bellevue, 144,444
  • Targeted Industries: Aerospace, Information & Communication Technology, Clean Technology, Military & Defense, Life Science/Global Health, Maritime, Advanced Manufacturing, Agriculture & Food Manufacturing, Tourism, Forest Products
  • Key Incentives: Sales & Use Tax Deferral Certificate for Manufacturers, W Fund, Export Voucher Program, Renewable Energy/Green Industry Tax Incentives, Aerospace Incentives, Rural County Incentives
  • GDP (All Industry 2017): $506.3 billion*

*Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce

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State Listings

Washington Economic Development Association

Suzanne Dale Estey
Executive Director
3213 West Wheeler Street, Suite 424
Seattle, WA 98199
206-769-4217
[email protected]
www.wedaonline.org

Washington State Department of Commerce

Allison Clark
Managing Director, Business Development
2001 Sixth Avenue, Suite 2600
Seattle, WA 98121
206-256-6124
[email protected]
www.choosewashington.com


Utility Listings


Regional Listings

Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Council of Governments (CWCOG)

Anisa Kisamore
Business Administrator
Administration Annex, 207 4th Avenue North
Kelso, WA 98626
360-577-3041
[email protected]
www.cwcog.org/swedc/

Greater Grays Harbor, Inc.

Dru Garson
CEO
506 Duffy Street
Aberdeen, WA 98520
360-532-7888, ext. 102
[email protected]
www.graysharbor.org

Greater Seattle Partners, LLC

Brian P. McGowan
CEO
1301 5th Avenue, Suite 1500
Seattle, WA 98101
206-389-8650
[email protected]
greater-seattle.com/en/

Greater Spokane Incorporated

Alisha Benson
CEO
801 West Riverside, Suite 100
Spokane, WA 99201
509-321-3608
[email protected]
www.greaterspokane.org

Port of Kalama

Eric Yakovich
Business Development Manager
110 West Marine Drive
Kalama, WA 98625
360-673-2325
[email protected]
www.portofkalama.com

Port Of Seattle

Michael Tong
Corporate Budget Manager
P.O. Box 1209
Seattle, WA 98111
206-787-3321
[email protected]
www.portseattle.org

Port of Tacoma

Scott Francis
Director, Real Estate, Ind Dev & Real Estate
One Sitcum Plaza, P.O. Box 1837
Tacoma, WA 98401
253-383-9407
[email protected]
www.portoftacoma.com

Port of Vancouver USA

Mike Schiller
Director of Business Development
3103 NW Lower River Road
Vancouver, WA 98660
360-693-3611
[email protected]
www.portvanusa.com

Puget Sound Regional Council

Jason Thibedeau
Principal Economic Development Manager
1011 Western Avenue, Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98104
206-389-2879
[email protected]
www.psrc.org

Southeast Washington Economic Development Association

Dawn Smith
Executive Director
845 Port Way
Clarkston, WA 99403
509-751-9144
[email protected]
www.seweda.org

Tri-City Development Council

Carl Adrian
President & CEO
7130 West Grandridge Boulevard, Suite A
Kennewick, WA 99336
509-735-1000
[email protected]
www.tridec.org


County Listings

Cowlitz Economic Development Council

Ted Sprague
President
1452 Hudson Street, Suite 208 (P.O. Box 1278)
Longview, WA 98632
360-423-9921
[email protected]
www.cowlitzedc.com/

Economic Development Alliance of Skagit County

Tamsin Bell
Business Development & Expansion Coordinator
204 West Montgomery
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
360-336-6114
[email protected]
www.skagit.org

Economic Development Board for Tacoma-Pierce County

Sarah Bonds
Vice President, Business Recruitment
950 Pacific Avenue, Suite 410
Tacoma, WA 98402
253-284-5892
[email protected]
www.edbtacomapierce.org

Economic Development Council for Island County

Sharon Sappington
Executive Director
180 NW Coveland Street, P.O. Box 279
Coupeville, WA 98239
360-678-6889
[email protected]
www.iscoedc.com

Economic Development Council of Mason County

Jennifer Baria
Executive Director
310 West Cota Street, P.O. Box 472
Shelton, WA 98584
360-426-2276
[email protected]
www.choosemason.com

Grant County Economic Development Council

Brant Mayo
Executive Director
6594 Patton Boulevard NE
Moses Lake, WA 98837
509-764-6579
[email protected]
www.grantedc.com

Kitsap Economic Development Alliance

John Powers
Executive Director
Cavalon Place II, 2021 NW Myhre Road, Suite 100
Silverdale, WA 98383
360-377-9599
[email protected]
www.kitsapeda.org

Pacific County Economic Development Council

Jim Sayce
Executive Director
600 Washington Avenue
Raymond, WA 98577
360-875-9330
[email protected]
www.pacificedc.org

Pierce County Economic Development

Kathy Sorgenfrei
Program Specialist
950 Pacific Avenue, Suite 720
Tacoma, WA 98402
253-798-6150
[email protected]
www.co.pierce.wa.us

Port of Bellingham Economic Development Division

John Michener
Economic Development Specialist
1801 Roeder Avenue
Bellingham, WA 98225
360-676-2500
[email protected]
www.portofbellingham.com

Port of Olympia

Sam Gibboney
Executive Director
606 Columbia Street NW, Suite 300
Olympia, WA 98501
360-528-8001
[email protected]
www.portolympia.com

Snohomish County Economic Development

Kendee Yamaguchi
Trade & Economic Development Director
3000 Rockefeller Avenue, M/S 411
Everett, WA 98201
425-388-3952
[email protected]
www.snohomishcountywa.gov

Thurston Economic Development Council

Michael Cade
Executive Director
4220 6th Avenue SE
Lacey, WA 98503
360-754-6320
[email protected]
www.thurstonedc.com

Yakima County Development Association

Jonathan Smith
Executive Director
10 North 9th Street, P.O. Box 1387
Yakima, WA 98901
509-575-1140
[email protected]
www.chooseyakimavalley.com


City Listings

Battle Ground Economic Development

Sam Crummett
Community Development Director
109 SW 1st Street, Suite 127
Battle Ground, WA 98604
360-342-5042
[email protected]
www.cityofbg.org

Burien Economic Development

Chris Craig
Economic Development Manager
400 SW 152nd Street, Suite 300
Burien, WA 98166
206-241-4647
[email protected]
www.burienwa.gov

City of Auburn

Doug Lein
Economic Development Manager
25 West Main Street
Auburn, WA 98001-4998
253-804-3101
[email protected]
www.auburnwa.gov

City of Issaquah

Keith Niven
Economic & Development Services Director
1775 12th Avenue NW, P.O. Box 1307
Issaquah, WA 98027
425-837-3430
[email protected]
www.ci.issaquah.wa.us

City of Kennewick

Miles Thomas, AICP
Economic Development Manager
P.O. Box 6108
Kennewick, WA 99336
509-585-4450
[email protected]
www.go2kennewick.com

City of Longview Economic Development

John Brickey
Community Development Director
1525 Broadway, P.O. Box 128
Longview, WA 98632
360-442-5080
[email protected]
www.mylongview.com

City of Lynnwood

David Kleitsch
Economic Development Director
20816 44th Avenue West, Suite 230
Lynnwood, WA 98036
425-670-5249
[email protected]
www.lynnwoodwa.gov

City of Maple Valley

Tim Morgan
Economic Development Manager
P.O. Box 320
Maple Valley, WA 98038
425-413-6641
[email protected]
www.maplevalleywa.gov

City of Renton Economic Development

Cliff Long
Economic Development Director
1055 South Grady Way
Renton, WA 98057
425-430-7270
[email protected]
whyrenton.com

City of Richland Business & Economic Development

Joe Jacobs
Economic Development Manager
625 Swift Boulevard, MS 19
Richland, WA 99352
509-942-7583
[email protected]
www.richlandbusiness.com

City of SeaTac

Steve Pilcher
Community & Economic Development Director
4800 South 188th Street
SeaTac, WA 98188-8605
206-973-4832
[email protected]
www.ci.seatac.wa.us

City of Seattle Office of Economic Development

Bobby Lee
Director
P.O. Box 94708
Seattle, WA 98124-4708
206-684-8090
[email protected]
www.seattle.gov/economicdevelopment/

City of Spokane Valley

Mike Basinger, AICP
Economic Development Manager
10210 East Sprague Avenue
Spokane Valley, WA 99206
509-720-5331
[email protected]
www.spokanevalley.org

City of Wenatchee

Steve King
Economic Development Director
301 Yakima Street, 3rd Floor
Wenatchee, WA 98801
509-888-3203
[email protected]
www.wenatcheewa.gov

Downtown Spokane Partnership

Mark Richard
President & CEO
10 North Post Street, #400
Spokane, WA 99201
509-456-0580
[email protected]
www.downtownspokane.org

Tacoma Community & Economic Development Department

Jeff Robinson
Director
Tacoma Municipal Building, 747 Market Street, 9th Floor
Tacoma, WA 98402
253-591-5139
[email protected]
www.cityoftacoma.org

West Richland Economic Development

Aaron Lambert
Community Development Director
3801 West Van Giesen
West Richland, WA 99353
509-967-5902
[email protected]
www.westrichland.org