Greater Spokane Incorporated
801 W. Riverside, Suite 100
Spokane, WA 99201
Greater Spokane Incorporated (GSI) is the designated economic development organization for Spokane County.
Our mission is to grow jobs and business investment in the region.
Staffed by an experienced team, services include:
Business Development Manager
Stan has been with Greater Spokane Incorporated and the Spokane Area EDC since 2001, working primarily with manufacturing firms, assisting local manufacturers with their growth by accessing incentive programs and working to recruit new companies from outside the area that complement the firms that are here. He also works in aerospace, advanaced manufacturing, and distribution and logistics.
Stan was recruited to Spokane from upstate New York where he served for fifteen years in a variety of economic development roles, including management of revolving loan funds, business incubators and industrial park property management. Following graduation from Western Illinois University, Stan worked in management for a major manufacturer of animal nutritional and health products.
Business Growth Director
Prior to joining GSI, Drew was the program manager at the Colorado Office of Film, Television & Media, a division of the Governor's Office of Economic Development & International Trade, where he administered the state's film incentive program and worked to attract film and television production to the state. He began his career in economic development as a program assistant with the Colorado Small Business Development Center.
Drew Repp was born and raised in Spokane and is a proud graduate of North Central High School. Drew holds degrees in Economics and Journalism from Pepperdine University.
Life Sciences Spokane Business Development Manager
Stacia Rasmussen is GSI's Vision 2030 Business Development Manager. She brings health sciences and IT experience from her previous positions at PAML and next IT. Stacia has a Mathematics/Computer Science degree from Eastern Washington University.
Government Contracting Assistance Specialist
Aleesha Brock is a part-time employee for GSI's business development team while working toward a Business Management degree at WGU Washington. She recently completed dual degrees in Administrative Office Management and Legal Assistant at Community Colleges of Spokane in 2017. Aleesha previously worked at CCS in the Disability Support Services office.