Thomas Boydell has joined the City of Marysville as its new Economic Development Manager. Boydell has spent the greater part of his career in similar roles with the City of Seattle, City of Bellevue, City of Shoreline and the Puget Sound Regional Council. Boydell also performed work for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under the national Brownfields Program. Most recently, he has been working in the private sector doing business development for young companies from e-commerce to airplane parts and helping new startups raise venture capital.
“Tom brings a breadth and depth of economic development experience to the city leadership team as Marysville continues to attract major businesses and commercial development,” said Gloria Hirashima, Chief Administrative Officer.
A long-time resident of Puget Sound, Boydell is an avid hiker and likes to travel. He earned master’s degrees in Business Administration at the University of Pennsylvania and in Regional Planning for Economic and Community Development from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a past board member of several organizations including the Trade Development Alliance, World Trade Club of Washington and Japan-American Society of Washington.