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Mr. Don Wick

Executive Director

Economic Development Association of Skagit County

HQ Phone: (360) 336-6114

Economic Development Association of Skagit County

204 W. Montomery &

Mount Vernon, Washington 98273

United States

Company Description

The Economic Development Association of Skagit County is a 501(c)6 not-for-profit, membership-based organization dedicated to serving Skagit County that provides programs and services to businesses to help them prosper and grow. hey host workshops and sem... more

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Background Information

Affiliations

Board Member
Northwest Agriculture Business Center

Advisory Board Member
The NW Center of Excellence for Marine Manufacturing & Technology

Education



Edmonds Community College



University of Washington

bachelor
speech communications
Western Washington University

Web References (196 Total References)


EDASC

skagit.org [cached]

Don Wick On Leaving EDASC

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Don Wick
don@dgwick.com
360-708-2202
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Sternlicht succeeds Don WIck, who has served as Executive Director of EDASC since 1987, and retires July 31.
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A retirement celebration will be announced this fall for Wick, who has made countless friends along the way, bringing them together for the benefit of Skagit County.
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?EDASC launched a search for its next Executive Director following Don Wick's retirement announcement.
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EDASC's Don Wick, Janicki, Port of Skagit's Executive Director Patsy Martin, Commissioner Kevin Ware, Commissioner Ken Dahlstedt, and Sedro-Woolley Council Member Keith Wagoner have already traveled to Olympia to speak to House and Senate representatives about facilitating this project.
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The evening was also an opportunity to honor EDASC Executive Director Don Wick in what was his final Forecast Dinner at the helm of the organization. Wick will be retiring from his post of 28 years later this year.
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After a touching video tribute to Wick, he joked, "I don't know who you're talking about. And in true Don Wick fashion, he went on to thank all those he has worked with over the past years, attributing his and EDASC's success to the team.
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Last year, EDASC made 932 new contacts, assisted 300 companies with their business expansion and retention programs, helped bring $300+ million in total investment to the county, and created or retained 150 jobs, Wick reported. Additionally, more than 3,000 attended EDASC's five major events last year, and the organization attracted 32 new members.
Wick also highlighted a number of businesses, both new to the county and existing, expanding their footprint in Skagit County:
...
Next, Wick introduced Michael J. Parks, editor emeritus of Marple's Business Letter, to share his predictions for the economy in 2015.
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ESASC Executive Director Don Wick piggybacked on Mitchell's comments, presenting some other positive indicators for Skagit's growth.
...
t reflects the outstanding staff we have here, the strong leadership of our Board of Directors, and the tremendous support we have in our community," said EDASC Executive Director, Don Wick.
...
"Our Community Marketing Director, Terica Taylor, created this concept," says Execu-tive Director, Don Wick, "EDASC's mission is to create and retain jobs in Skagit County, and we can't do that without the support of the community behind these projects and the companies that might locate here in the future.
...
It was early evening, and Don Wick, executive director of EDASC, had just stopped at a local grocery store in Mount Vernon to pick up a few items before heading home after a day at the office. Strolling the aisles, he passed by shelves stocked with canned soups, bottled spices, bags of rice. A man approached."I'll never forget it," Wick says. "He stopped me in the grocery store to tell me that he had been out of work for a while but had recently been hired by a manufacturing company that EDASC helped to recruit into Skagit County. e said, 'I want to thank you. This job means a great deal to me and my family.'"
Wick says, "That's why I do this work."
In the more than 25 years that Don Wick, and the staff of the Economic Development Association of Skagit County, has worked to attract new businesses into the area, between 80 and 100 new companies have relocated or opened new facilities here. Some hired 10 people. Some hired hundreds.
...
While the company investigated other locations, Don Wick and the EDASC staff kept in touch with Sierra Pacific.
"I would say that Don Wick, and his assistance, was instrumental in bringing Sierra Pacific back into Skagit County.
...
Don Wick, Patti Burklund, the Port of Skagit's then executive director, engineer Gary Sturdy, and developer Orin Jones, flew to Casa Grande, Arizona and toured a Hexcel plant, then traveled to Dublin, California, to make their presentation.
...
"Don Wick and his team did a super job of educating the ITOCHU folks about the resources in the area, the characteristics of the community, the availability of workforce, the access to shipping lanes through rail, highway and ocean going ships.
...
Don Wick and Patti Burklund from the Port of Skagit were instrumental in attracting Team Corporation here, Huntley says.
...
In the end, Wick says the key to attracting new businesses to the area is all about building trust and relationships with prospective new companies.
...
That makes for a healthier community in every aspect, from education to the environment," Wick says. "It's just so vital."
...
To: Don Wick. Executive Director
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Don Wick On Leaving EDASC


EDASC

skagit.org [cached]

Don Wick On Leaving EDASC

...
Don Wick
don@dgwick.com
360-708-2202
...
Sternlicht succeeds Don WIck, who has served as Executive Director of EDASC since 1987, and retires July 31.
...
A retirement celebration will be announced this fall for Wick, who has made countless friends along the way, bringing them together for the benefit of Skagit County.
...
?EDASC launched a search for its next Executive Director following Don Wick's retirement announcement.
...
EDASC's Don Wick, Janicki, Port of Skagit's Executive Director Patsy Martin, Commissioner Kevin Ware, Commissioner Ken Dahlstedt, and Sedro-Woolley Council Member Keith Wagoner have already traveled to Olympia to speak to House and Senate representatives about facilitating this project.
...
The evening was also an opportunity to honor EDASC Executive Director Don Wick in what was his final Forecast Dinner at the helm of the organization. Wick will be retiring from his post of 28 years later this year.
...
After a touching video tribute to Wick, he joked, "I don't know who you're talking about. And in true Don Wick fashion, he went on to thank all those he has worked with over the past years, attributing his and EDASC's success to the team.
...
Last year, EDASC made 932 new contacts, assisted 300 companies with their business expansion and retention programs, helped bring $300+ million in total investment to the county, and created or retained 150 jobs, Wick reported. Additionally, more than 3,000 attended EDASC's five major events last year, and the organization attracted 32 new members.
Wick also highlighted a number of businesses, both new to the county and existing, expanding their footprint in Skagit County:
...
Next, Wick introduced Michael J. Parks, editor emeritus of Marple's Business Letter, to share his predictions for the economy in 2015.
...
ESASC Executive Director Don Wick piggybacked on Mitchell's comments, presenting some other positive indicators for Skagit's growth.
...
t reflects the outstanding staff we have here, the strong leadership of our Board of Directors, and the tremendous support we have in our community," said EDASC Executive Director, Don Wick.
...
"Our Community Marketing Director, Terica Taylor, created this concept," says Execu-tive Director, Don Wick, "EDASC's mission is to create and retain jobs in Skagit County, and we can't do that without the support of the community behind these projects and the companies that might locate here in the future.
...
It was early evening, and Don Wick, executive director of EDASC, had just stopped at a local grocery store in Mount Vernon to pick up a few items before heading home after a day at the office. Strolling the aisles, he passed by shelves stocked with canned soups, bottled spices, bags of rice. A man approached."I'll never forget it," Wick says. "He stopped me in the grocery store to tell me that he had been out of work for a while but had recently been hired by a manufacturing company that EDASC helped to recruit into Skagit County. e said, 'I want to thank you. This job means a great deal to me and my family.'"
Wick says, "That's why I do this work."
In the more than 25 years that Don Wick, and the staff of the Economic Development Association of Skagit County, has worked to attract new businesses into the area, between 80 and 100 new companies have relocated or opened new facilities here. Some hired 10 people. Some hired hundreds.
...
While the company investigated other locations, Don Wick and the EDASC staff kept in touch with Sierra Pacific.
"I would say that Don Wick, and his assistance, was instrumental in bringing Sierra Pacific back into Skagit County.
...
Don Wick, Patti Burklund, the Port of Skagit's then executive director, engineer Gary Sturdy, and developer Orin Jones, flew to Casa Grande, Arizona and toured a Hexcel plant, then traveled to Dublin, California, to make their presentation.
...
"Don Wick and his team did a super job of educating the ITOCHU folks about the resources in the area, the characteristics of the community, the availability of workforce, the access to shipping lanes through rail, highway and ocean going ships.
...
Don Wick and Patti Burklund from the Port of Skagit were instrumental in attracting Team Corporation here, Huntley says.
...
In the end, Wick says the key to attracting new businesses to the area is all about building trust and relationships with prospective new companies.
...
That makes for a healthier community in every aspect, from education to the environment," Wick says. "It's just so vital."
...
To: Don Wick. Executive Director
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Don Wick On Leaving EDASC


Events | Skagit Northwest Orthopedics

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The day began with Greetings from Don Wick, Executive Director of EDASC; entertainment by Marcia Kester, which many enjoyed dancing and singing along with; excellent performances by students of the Skagit Valley Academy of Dance and a delicious sack lunch provided to all who attended.


NABC enewsletter

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Don Wick - Economic Development Association of Skagit County, Mount Vernon


NABC enewsletter

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Don Wick - Economic Development Association of Skagit County, Mount Vernon

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