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Greater Spokane Incorporated

801 W. Riverside, Suite 100

Spokane, WA 99201

Main 509.624.1393

Toll-free 1.800.776.5263

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About Us

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. 

Services

Staffed by an experienced team, services include:

  • confidential and custom site location assistance
  • introductions to professional service providers
  • business outreach to local companies
  • business expansion assistance including government contracting, international trade and entrepreneurial support

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Robin Toth

Business Development
509.321.3636

Robin Toth has been with Greater Spokane Incorporated since January 2005, presently as Vice President of Business Development.  Robin manages recruitment, retention and expansion activities.  In addition, she works with municipal partners in the development of capacity-building projects and to help drive growth in regional industry clusters such as aerospace, clean technology and health sciences.  

Prior to joining Greater Spokane Incorporated, Robin worked with the City of Spokane's economic development and earlier handled marketing and communications for World Wide Packets, Packet Engines and Itron, Inc. Robin has a degree in Transportation from Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, California, and attended Eastern Washington University’s International Marketing program.  In addition to being a member of the WEDA board, Robin also sits on the boards of the Inland Northwest Economic Alliance, the Aerospace Futures Alliance, the Inland Northwest Aerospace Consortium and the Washington Clean Technology Alliance.

  


 

Jessica Kirk

Director, Business Retention, Expansion & Startup
509.321.3641

Jessica Kirk has been with Greater Spokane Incorporated since February 2012, and is presently the Director of Business Retention, Expansion and StartUp. Jessica has been the manager of Washington PTAC (Procurement Technical Assistance Center), Government Contracting at GSI for more than two years, where she had assisted companies to expand business through government contracting opportunities. Her previous experience includes three years with GSI in the Membership Development Division, earning the lifetime achievement award from the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives Circle of Champions. Her experience also includes eight years as a mortgage broker and foreclosure negotiation specialist, and over 10 years of successful small business ownership with two companies here in the Inland Northwest. Jessica is an Honorary Commander at Fairchild Air Force Base and a Leadership Spokane board member.

  


 

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Stan Key

Industry Manager 
509.321.3640

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. 

  


 

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Drew Repp

Economic Development & Government Affairs Manager
509.321.3634

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.

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Megan Hulsey

Megan Hulsey

StartUp Spokane Program Manager
509.321.3626

 

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Stacia Rasmussen

Stacia Rasmussen

Business Development Project Manager
509.321.3637

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.

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Ryan Rodin

Ryan Rodin

Government Contracting Assistance Specialist, Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)
509.321.3617

 

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Aleesha Brock

Business Development Coordinator
509.321.3646

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.

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Public Partners

GSI’s Economic Development activities would not be possible without the support of our significant partner, Spokane County; other municipal investors - City of Spokane, Spokane Valley, Liberty Lake, Cheney, Airway Heights, Deer Park; and Washington State Department of Commerce.