WCWB Staff

Kaylee Purcell, Director- Center for Business & Innovation

Kaylee provides the overall direction for the CB&I’s programs.

Contact Kaylee at [email protected], or 360.464.6045.



Sean Moore, Ph.D. – Program Manager

Before joining the WCWB as a Business Coach, and now Program Manager, Sean spent seven years teaching a wide variety of management and marketing courses at the collegiate level.   Additionally, Sean has nine years of retail management experience and has spent a total of eighteen years working in the retail sector with specialized experience in the action sports and outdoor industries.  Five years of his experience was working in a world class customer service environment.  In his various retail positions Sean gained proficiency in social media marketing, integrated marketing, visual merchandising and inventory control. In 2012 he completed a Ph.D. in Organizational Change and Development at Southern Cross University.  He conducted research in relation to environmentally responsible organizations, knowledge management and environmental performance.
Contact Sean at [email protected], or 360.464.6049.

Tawn Holstra Auston, Business Coach – Rural Services

To contact Tawn, please call her voice mail line at 360.464.6067 or email [email protected]

Ryan Norskog, Office Coordinator

As the Office Coordinator, Ryan is responsible for managing the daily operations of the EDC and CB&I, and providing logistical support to each of our programs and events. He provides a warm welcome to the community members visiting the Center, working with clients navigating our programs and services.

A native of Thurston County, Ryan graduated from River Ridge High School in 2009 with a focus on Office and Administrative Support. Before joining the EDC in January 2016, Ryan spent five years working in Consumer and Community Banking as a Teller in the Olympia District for Chase Bank, N.A.. Ryan lives in the Lacey area and enjoys spending his time away from the office with friends and his dog, Chance.

To contact Ryan, please call 360.464.6060 or email him at [email protected]