Paul R. Kusche – BBA, MBA, PMA
Paul Kusche joined the Bonner County Economic Development Corporation as the Executive Director in May 2015 after a 43 year career in Food Manufacturing and Marketing. Recently retired after 16 years with Litehouse Inc. as their Senior Vice President, Paul brings energy, drive and a world of business experience to the EDC.
Paul has served the industry as the General Manager, VP, President/CEO of companies such as Nalley’s Fine Foods, Lucca Packing, Adams Foods, and ran his own consulting company. Over his career he has managed the Marketing Research, Brand Marketing, R&D, Quality and Manufacturing functions of the industry. Paul has also traveled extensively throughout Europe and Asia marketing essential oils to the confectionary and dental companies of the world.
Paul graduated from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Wash., with a BBA and MBA, completed his Project Management Certification, and has taught marketing and marketing research at the university level.
Paul’s knowledge of Project Management makes his experience particularly valuable to the Bonner County Economic Development Corporation as it reaches out to attract and retain new business and support major growth efforts.
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