Mount Vernon, WA- Economic Development leader Don Wick
has announced plans to retire from the Economic Development Association of Skagit County
has served the communities in Skagit County for nearly three decades at the helm of EDASC
attracted numerous businesses and a wide variety of good paying jobs to Skagit County.
The award winning association has been recognized for innovation, and partnerships statewide, nationally, and internationally.
"Don has had a long and distinguished career at EDASC," said Board President Lennart Bentsen.
In an announcement to EDASC employees and members of the Board of Directors, Wick
plans to stay until a replacement is found which will most likely be mid-2015.
"My decision to retire from EDASC
was not taken lightly," Wick
"It's been an incredibly rewarding experience, heightened by my association with so many outstanding partners who care deeply about Skagit County."
Wick joined EDASC in 1987, after spending 15 years in radio broadcasting as a news director, program director and station manager.