Tanner Etherton

Headwaters Fund
Title: Economic Development Specialist
Phone: (707) 476-4802

Tanner interned with the Economic Development Division as a Cal Poly Humboldt student and helped with the assessment of the Samoa Peninsula Enhanced Infrastructure District. After graduating with a bachelor's in economics and a minor in geospatial analysis, Tanner was hired full time to continue his work on the proposed EIFD, as well as support the Headwaters Fund, Project SOAR, Cal Forest WRX, and CEDS programs. Tanner is also in charge of web and software development, supports Business Retention and Expansion, and helps with a variety of other Economic Development projects and initiatives. Tanner has been working for the County's Economic Development Division since 2021 and is currently the Lead Specialist. 


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