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
Lucky Eagle Casino
Premier Media Group

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

Participant Investors
Express Employment Professionals
Gary Andrews
Great Wolf Lodge
Korsmo Construction
KPFF Consulting Engineers
Olympia Federal Savings
Olympia Tumwater Foundation
Phillips Burgess Law PLLC
Sutter Metals LLC

Associate Investors
94.5 ROXY
Allen T Miller Law Office
Andy Johnson & Co, Inc.
Batdorf & Bronson
BrightWire Networks LLC
Callison’s Inc.
Casey & DeChant Architects
Centralia College
Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty
Columbia Bank
Commencement Bank
Community Youth Services
Earth Friendly Products
Edward Jones- Jeff Kopp
Fairchild Record Search Ltd
FORMA Construction
GHB Insurance
Girard Wood Products
Grand Mound/Rochester Chamber of Commerce
Greene Realty Group
Harbor Wholesale Grocery
Hotel RL
Indian Summer Golf & Country Club
Jensen Milner | Cap City Law PS
Kaiser Permanente
Kaufman Construction & Development Inc
Keep Safety LLC
Kidder Mathews
Matson & Associates
Navigate Financial
North Thurston Public Schools
Olympia Country and Golf Club
Olympia Master Builders
Olympia Orthopaedic Associates PLLC
Olympic Rental & Landlord Services
Pardiman Productions
Physicians of Southwest Washington
Port Blakely US Forestry
Precisely Right Accounting
Prime Locations
Providence Health Systems
RHD Enterprises Inc
Rob Rice Homes
RSS Management
Saint Martin’s University
Satsop Business Park/ Port of Grays Harbor
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
Washington Business Bank
West Bay Development

Primary Investors
Bank of the Pacific
Beech Tree Woodworks
Community Action Council
Community Foundation of South Puget Sound
Daniels-Brown Communications
Desco Audio & Video
Dillinger’s Cocktails & Kitchen
Edwards Family Trust
Experience Olympia & Beyond
Eye Physicians of Olympia, Inc. PS dba Clarus Eye Centre and Aurora Lasik
Family Education & Support Services
Gene Weaver Investments
Generations A Division of Community 1st 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
LeMay Pacific Disposal
LOTT Clean Water Alliance
Love’s Travel Stop & Country Stores, Inc.
McSwain & Company PS
Mike and Brenda Williams
MPH Holdings LLC
MSGS Architects
O Bee Credit Union
Olympia Downtown Alliance
Olympia School District
Pacific Mountain WDC
PCI Pest Control
Prairie Hotel
Shur Kleen Car Wash
South Sound Solar
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

Community Investment Partners
City of Lacey
City of Olympia
City of Tumwater
City of Yelm
City of Tenino
Port of Olympia
South Puget Sound Community College
Thurston County
Washington State Department of Commerce