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Regional Voices: Bob Memmer – SmartRecruiters

Bob Memmer is senior vice president/commercial sales for software maker SmartRecruiters, a San Francisco-based company with offices in Spokane and other cities around the world. SmartRecruiters has more than 700 clients, include Visa and Skechers. “Companies love us,” says Memmer, … Read more

Regional Voices: Bill Savitz – Ignite Northwest

  William “Bill” Savitz is CEO of Ignite Northwest, a nonprofit foundation that aids emerging tech companies through its business accelerator education and access to capital. Deep roots: My best memory of growing up here are the lifelong friendships I’ve … Read more

Regional Voices: Adam Smith – Cheney High School

Adam Smith teaches business education at Cheney (Wash.) High school. He moved from the Tri-Cities to Cheney two decades ago to attend Eastern Washington University. “This was definitely a place I planned to live only a short time,” he recalls. … Read more

GSI Staff Taking Business Development on the Road

Welcome to Summer 2017!  Our business development staff is on the road, bringing our Advantage Spokane message to two different trade shows and conventions. If you or your clients are interested in Life and Health Sciences, visit with us at … Read more

Schweitzer Engineering Expands Spokane Presence

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) has grown from 6 to 60 employees over the last 5 years at its Spokane Valley location. The primary focus of the Spokane Valley office is the rapidly expanding Research & Development, but also includes finance, … Read more

Tech Company Expands in Downtown Spokane

Anticipating growth, Egnyte Inc, headquartered in Mountain View, California, is doubling its square footage in Spokane. Leasing the renovated second and third floors of 245 W. Main, Egnyte plans to add a dozen employees in the next several months. Egnyte provides software … Read more

Spokane Software Startup Secures $2.6M in Funding

Entrepreneur Dan Roark, CEO of Gestalt Diagnostics LLC, has developed software which digitizes scans of pathology samples. In collaboration with Jon Copeland, CEO of information technology company, Nuvodia LLC, Roark developed Pathworkflow which reduces the time to diagnose cancer. Gestalt is … Read more

Bay Area Tech Company Expands in Spokane

SmartRecruiters Inc., a software provider of recruiting solutions, has announced the opening of a new office in downtown Spokane. Based in San Francisco, the company’s expansion will support its rapidly growing business. Why Spokane? “Spokane offers SmartRecruiters all of the … Read more