David A. Condon


Condon is the vice president of Eastern Washington at Premera Blue Cross. In this role, he is Premera’s leader in Spokane and, more broadly, eastern Washington – driving the business by optimizing Premera’s presence and success as measured by the company’s goals, including profit, growth, reputation, productivity, and employee engagement. Previously, David served as mayor of Spokane for two terms. As the chief executive for a city of 210,000, he oversaw an annual budget of $1.1 billion and 2,000 employees, and focused on a number of key initiatives aimed at making Spokane safer, smarter, and healthier. These included investments in public safety, growing jobs and the economy, promoting a successful budget, improving Spokane’s infrastructure, and increasing the quality of life. Before becoming mayor of the capital of the Intermountain Northwest, David’s professional career included serving in the U.S. Army, owning and operating small businesses, and serving as a senior staff member in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Steve Helmbrecht


Steve Helmbrecht is president and CEO of Treasury4, where he oversees company strategy and business and financial operations. For four years, he was CEO of Lakeside Capital Group, a privately held investment firm. From 2005 to 2014, Steve served as EVP and CFO of Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI), a $2.5 billion global solutions provider creating, collecting, and analyzing usage data for electricity, gas, and water. From 1993 to 2000, he was with SS&C Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SSNC), a leading financial technology company, during which time he spent more than three years in London as SVP International, where he established the company’s international operations. Steve serves on the board of Washington Trust Bank and Gonzaga University’s board of regents. He has a BA in accounting from the University of Washington and a Master of Taxation from the University of Denver.

Heather Rosentrater


Heather is senior vice president of energy delivery and shared services at Avista, where she’s responsible for electric and natural gas engineering and operations, as well as shared services such as human resources, fleet, facilities, and supply chain. She has led Avista’s Grid Innovation, Smart Grid, and Smart City efforts, including representing Avista as a founding member of Urbanova. Heather also has broad experience on both the electric and natural gas sides of Avista Utilities, having managed departments and projects in transmission, distribution, and SCADA, as well as asset management. She is a registered Professional Engineer and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Gonzaga University. Heather serves on the board of directors for Spokane’s 2nd Harvest. In addition, she is a member of Gonzaga University’s School of Engineering & Applied Science executive council.

Gordon Feller


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