- Work with the private and public sectors to speak with a unified voice that represents the economic interests of Snohomish County and provide opportunities to build relationships between business leaders as well as elected officials in Olympia and Washington, D.C.
- Partner with key stakeholders to develop an annual legislative agenda which aligns and champions Snohomish County business interests to enhance our economic climate and promote initiatives that nurture and support emerging business sectors.
- Advocate for hard (i.e. roads, transit, rail, ports, utilities, and telecommunications) and soft (i.e. preK-20 education, workforce training, health care, military, culture, and recreation) infrastructure resources and policies that spur private sector investments and improve the marketability of Snohomish County.
- Support the aerospace, advanced manufacturing, life sciences, and renewable energy sectors through business retention and expansion efforts, coordinating these endeavors with key stakeholders.
- Leverage our partnerships with the private and public sectors to provide information, data, and other services to site selectors and businesses considering a new or expanded presence in Snohomish County.
- Research and contact companies in targeted industries, including diversifications opportunities, to increase the visibility of Snohomish County for business recruitment, technology transfer, real estate development, and capital investment.
- Continue to serve as the “Center of Influence” in Snohomish County where industry, government, labor, and nonprofits engage with each other to further common interests.
- Connect and align private and public sector leaders through strategic committees and focus groups, and by conducting a variety of educational and networking events throughout Snohomish County.
- Facilitate access to professional advice and technical assistance for small business growth, including government contracting, through the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), Small Business Transportation Resource Center (SBTRC), and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC).