Sean Connell: Hiker, Japanese Speaker, and Director of Business Recruitment and Global Competetiveness
What is your favorite thing to do or eat?
As an avid hiker, getting in an extended hike to some of the greatest vistas around —such as Cascade Pass and Sahale Arm, and others in the North Cascades—then dropping by one or more of Skagit County’s microbreweries afterwards.
What can you suggest for someone new or familiar to Skagit County to try?
Take a full day, and ideally more, to drive from Deception Pass in the west to Rainy Pass in the east, in order to take in the incredibly diverse environments and beauty of the county.
What were you doing before you started working for EDASC?
Most recently, I served as Snohomish County’s director of trade and economic development. Prior to that, I worked for many years in Washington, DC and overseas on projects related to U.S. economic and trade relations with Asia, particularly Japan and South Korea.
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