City: Spokane, WA
Education: Graduated from Central Valley High School. Earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Whitworth University and a master’s in business administration from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey, California.
Political experience: Elected to the Spokane County Commission in 2012. Ran unsuccessfully for state House of Representatives in 2010.
Work experience: Worked for Greater Spokane Inc., Habitat for Humanity and the Inland Northwest Community Foundation in Spokane. Led the George Nethercutt Foundation as executive director. Worked with World Vision developing small businesses in Honduras. Directed a mission for First United Methodist Church in Stuart, Florida.
Family: Divorced. Has two children.
|Shelly O’Quinn (R)||123,721||62.10 %|
|Andrew Biviano (D)||75,517||37.90 %|
O’Quinn is a strong defender of the collaboration between GSI, which represents business interests, and the county’s economic development efforts
The 40-year-old private practice attorney said the three-member commission needs a strong, progressive voice that has been absent for the past few years.
Spokane County Commissioner Shelly O’Quinn said the county is saving between $1 million and $1.4 million annually as a result of lean management strategies implemented in the past few years at an address Friday in front of Greater Spokane Inc.