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This year’s Spokane Catalyst Award winners are…

Seven area groups and business leaders won Catalyst Awards Wednesday during a ceremony at the Lincoln Center. They were:

  • Innovator of the year — Kim Zentz.
  • Company of the year —  Hotstart.
  • Green company of the year — McKinstry.
  • Organization of the year — Goodwill Industries Empowerment Zone.
  • Green organization of the year — Spokane Indians Baseball Club.
  • Mentor of the year — Norm Leatha.
  • Entrepreneurs of the year — Brian Boler and Reid Schilperoort, with Pullman based Ecowell.


The Spokesman-Review business team follows economic development in Spokane and the Inland Northwest.