Congratulations to Phil Christopherson, CEO of Energy Capital Economic Development, for winning the Linda Hewitt award
Friday, September 20, 2019
The Linda Hewitt award is presented by WEDA, Wyoming Economic Development Association, to a person or organization with an outstanding economic development track record.
Phil is a Wyoming native who has worked tirelessly to build and diversify the state’s economy. He graduated UW in 1985 with a BS degree in Computer Engineering. He has continually added to his education, earning several certifications and a MBA.
After graduation college, Phil and his family moved to Seattle, Washington, where Phil worked as a design engineer and Project Manager for The Boeing Company. He also helped organize a committee to incorporate his local area into a city (City of Covington) and after a successful incorporation effort, was elected to the first City Council.