February 27, 2012 in City

Condon taps BBB head for development post


Jan Quintrall
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The local president of the Better Business Bureau will lead the City of Spokane’s business and economic development efforts, the mayor’s office announced today.

Jan Quintrall, president and CEO of the BBB serving Eastern Washington, North Idaho and Montana, was named by Mayor David Condon to serve as division director for Business & Developer Services, previously known as the Economic Development Division.

The Division will include the city’s Building, Planning, Engineering Services, Capital Programs, Business & Development Services, and Workforce Development departments.

The appointment will go to the City Council for confirmation.

“Jan comes to us as a problem solver with an outstanding ability to listen to and serve businesses,” Condon said in a news release. “She knows the Spokane community and our businesses. We want our community to grow and prosper, and Jan is the right person to help with that job.”

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