Why Invest?

With your help, the EDC can be more effective in its support of businesses in Thurston County, helping to generate more wealth in our region. Your investment dollars are leveraged by the organization to attract new industries and businesses, retain existing companies in our community and help them grow, expand our ability to generate interest in doing business in Thurston County, and provide direct services to entrepreneurs, start-ups and small businesses. Ensure that our economy remains vital through an investorship in the EDC.

Investing in the EDC is an investment in your business future. By helping ensure the vitality of Thurston County’s economy, you will contribute to the long-term success of your own business as well as your customers.

 How We Serve Our Investors

One of our primary goals as an organization is to serve the needs of the businesses that invest in our organization. This investment is the lifeblood of our organization, and we could not do the important work we do in our community without their support.

We create a platform as business advocates, providing feedback and analysis to elected officials and government on behalf of the local business community. We host delegations, events and conferences and create technical reports and white papers that provide up-to-the-minute economic information for investors, so they can use data to make sound decisions for the future of their business. And we give our investors an opportunity to help us craft economic activities and policies that further our mission and create wealth in our community. In short, we ensure the work that we do will support our investor businesses so they can thrive and grow.

Thank You to Our Investors

Principal Investors
Heritage Bank
Premier Media Group

Major Investors

Lucky Eagle Casino

Corporate Investors
America’s Credit Union
Capital Medical Center
Commercial Properties Services LLC
Diamond Technologies Inc
H2O Jet Inc
J Robertson and Company
MJR Development
Nisqually Red Wind Casino
Puget Sound Energy
SCJ Alliance

Participant Investors
Gary Andrews
Express Employment Professionals
Great Wolf Lodge
Harlequin Productions
Korsmo Construction
KPFF Consulting Engineers
Phillips Burgess Law PLLC
Sutter Metals LLC
TAGS Awards & Specialties

Associate Investors
94.5 ROXY
Allen T Miller Law Office
Anchor Bank
Andy Johnson & Co, Inc.
BrightWire Networks LLC
Callison’s Inc.
Casey & DeChant Architects
Centralia College
Coldwell Banker Evergreen
Olympic Realty
Columbia Bank
Commencement Bank
Earth Friendly Products
Edward Jones- Jeff Kopp
Fairchild Record Search Ltd
FORMA Construction
GHB Insurance
Green Realty Group
Harbor Wholesale Grocery
Hotel RL
In Team
Indian Summer Golf & Country Club
Jensen Miler | Cap City Law PS
Kaiser Permanente
Kaufman Construction & Development Inc
Keep Safety LLC
Kidder Mathews
Matson & Associates

North Thurston Public Schools
Olympia Country and Golf Club
Olympia Federal Savings
Olympia Master Builders
Olympia Orthopaedic Associates PLLC
Olympic Rental & Landlord Services
Pardiman Productions
Physicians of Southwest Washington
Precisely Right Accounting
Prime Locations
Providence Health Systems
Rob Rice Homes
RSS Management
Saint Martin’s University
Satsop Business Park/
Port of Grays Harbor
Saint Martin’s University
Single Handed Consulting
South Puget Sound Community College
Stormans Inc
StraderHallett PS
Sunset Air Inc
The Creative Office
The Evergreen State College
The Rants Group
Thurston Regional Planning Council
TwinStar Credit Union
Virgil Adams Real Estate
Walker Photography
Washington Business Bank

Primary Investors
Advance Equipment Company
B&R Sales Inc
Bank of the Pacific
Bean Gentry Wheeler & Peternell PLLC
Beech Tree Woodworks
Bowen Properties, LLC
City of Tenino
Community Action Council
Community Foundation of South Puget Sound
Daniels-Brown Communications
Desco Audio & Video
Dillinger’s Cocktails & Kitchen
Edwards Family Trust
Eucon Corporation
Eye Physicians of Olympia, Inc. PS dba Clarus Eye Centre and Aurora Lasik
Experience Olympia & Beyond
Generations Credit Union
Gibbs & Olson
Hardel Mutual Plywood Corporation
Hatton Godat Pantier

Hometown Property Management
Hummingbird Scientific
Intercity Transit
KMB Architects
Lacey Glass
Lacey South Sound
Chamber of Commerce
LOTT Clean Water Alliance
McSwain & Company PS
Mike and Brenda Williams
MPH Holdings LLC
MSGS Architects
O Bee Credit Union
Olympia Downtown Alliance
Olympia School District
Pacific Disposal
Pacific Mountain WDC
PCI Pest Control
Port Blakely US Forestry
Prairie Hotel
RHD Enterprises Inc
Scott Homes Inc
South Sound Solar
Shur Kleen Car Wash
The Athena Group
Thurston County Chamber of Commerce
Thurston County Title
Thurston Talk
Tumwater Chamber of Commerce
Vanessa Herzog, Lee & Associates
Vine Street Investors
West Olympia Business Association
Yelm Chamber of Commerce
Zoe Juice Bar
Community Investment Partners
City of Lacey
City of Olympia
City of Tumwater
City of Yelm
Port of Olympia
South Puget Sound Community College
Thurston County
Washington State Department of Commerce