Urbanova Welcomes Mason Burley as Chief Executive Officer

Urbanova’s second CEO brings diverse talents to scale its place-based, research-informed services Spokane, WA (December 7, 2021) – Urbanova (www.urbanova.org) announced today that Mason Burley has been appointed CEO of the organization. Burley brings vast experience in building community-directed, data-informed solutions with an equity lens. He will succeed current CEO [...]

2022-04-15T16:24:41-07:00December 7, 2021|News|

Urbanova Launches CEO Search

Board seeking an innovator with a growth mindset Spokane, WA (September 29, 2021) – Urbanova’s Board of Directors is launching a search for its next chief executive officer to succeed Kim Zentz, who will step out of the role in November. “Urbanova is in the high-growth and high-potential stage. We [...]

2021-10-07T13:57:42-07:00September 29, 2021|News|

Urbanova Announces Executive Leadership Transition

Founding CEO to enter semi-retirement in November. Kim Zentz, CEO and co-founder of Urbanova, notified the board earlier this year of her desire to move toward semi-retirement while continuing to serve the organization as an executive consultant and board member. Urbanova is evaluating proposals from executive recruitment firms and will [...]

2021-09-02T08:45:14-07:00August 31, 2021|News|

Urbanova chief strategy officer in the news

Promise. Vision. Hope. Elections for mayor in major cities are about so much more than choosing leaders. They are those rare moments when we envision the great communities we wish to be, when we define ourselves through the people we select to serve. Read the full editorial here. by editorial [...]

2021-08-31T09:20:56-07:00August 8, 2021|News|

Avista Launches Robust Transportation Electrification Programs

The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission recently approved programs outlined in Avista’s Transportation Electrification Plan (TE Plan), building off the learnings from the pilot programs started in 2016. The comprehensive TE Plan includes a regional buildout for public, workplace and fleet charging infrastructure, incorporating charging equipment incentives with specific attention [...]

2021-08-31T09:20:50-07:00August 3, 2021|News|

City of Spokane Scraps Paper Records with Rubicon

The Challenge: Shedding manual processes and paper records for solid waste collection The Solid Waste Collections team in Spokane is responsible for yard waste, recycling and standard waste collection and disposal for its 88,000 citizens. The department runs more than 100 heavy-duty vehicles and employs more than 150 people. Until [...]

2021-08-27T14:52:42-07:00February 18, 2021|News|